Twenty Twelve

A History: Are Brits Better at Satire?

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No.

Actually, it would perhaps be more fitting if I said YES, yes they are, and then go on to claim that the Brits are better at anything that involves saying things you don’t literally mean. I could then claim that this is why ...

WATCH: Hugh Bonneville and Jessica Hynes Are Back In ‘W1A’

Tonight, the BBC in the U.K. are showing the first episode of W1A, the sequel to the hugely successful comedy mockumentary Twenty Twelve.

Brit Binge Watching: Five Hugh Bonneville Performances Available Online

Downton Abbey is making its return to PBS’s Masterpiece Theater tomorrow night, January 5, at 9pm EST. Audiences are on the edge of their seat in anticipation of the premiere of season four, where we pick up six months after ...

BBC Commissions BBC-Based BBC Sequel To The BBC’s ‘Twenty Twelve’

Amid all the brilliant, puffed-up office nonsense and garbled media language, the faint sadness (and abiding strength) of the BBC comedy Twenty Twelve was always that it was set in a short term event. No matter how successfully realised ...

‘Broadchurch’: The Evolution of Olivia Colman

Rest assured, there aren’t any clips of Broadchurch in this roundup, because we don’t want a moment spoiled if we can help it, but if there were, they would only serve to further illustrate the astonishing transformation ...

Five Ways Britain Changed After The London Olympics

Well first of all, despite the evidence of the picture above, since the London Olympic Games have finished, it has stopped raining fire from on high, so that’s a definite plus.

‘Parade’s End’ Sweeps The Board At Broadcasting Guild Awards

It’s official: Benedict Cumberbatch is the best actor of the last year. That’s not my view, that’s the view of the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, who held their annual ceremony yesterday.

Five Reasons Why ‘Twenty Twelve’ is a Classic British Comedy

1: It’s A Mock-Documentary (Like The Office)

Summer of London: Five Great British Comedies on iTunes

With the new BBC America docu-comedy Twenty Twelve premiering Thursday (June 28) at 9/8c, we thought it might be fun to “‘av a laugh” by checking out iTunes where BBC America is giggling its way through Summer of ...

Summer of London: ‘Downton’ Star Hugh Bonneville on His BBC America Comedy, ‘Twenty Twelve’

Could Hugh Bonneville be the Lord of Laughs? The Downton Abbey star shakes off the starched collars and waistcoasts of Edwardian England for a stab at comedy in Twenty Twelve, BBC America’s new mockumentary that looks at the ...