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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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 19th, 2014
Tonight, the BBC in the U.K. are showing the first episode of W1A, the sequel to the hugely successful comedy mockumentary Twenty Twelve.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on January 4th, 2014
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on December 5th, 2013
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 ...
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 26th, 2013
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.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 15th, 2013
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.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 18th, 2012
1: It’s A Mock-Documentary (Like The Office)
By staff | Posted on June 28th, 2012
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 ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on June 21st, 2012
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 ...