Articles Tagged 'Gavin and Stacey'

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A Sitcom Tour of Great Britain

The cultural and linguistic variety on display across Britain can make understanding the different regions a difficult prospect for the unfamiliar. Fortunately, the great television staple that is the British sitcom is on hand, and many classic comedies have at their core an expression of the unique culture of their local surroundings. Join us, then, as […]

Moone Boy

Brit Binge Watching: Five Family Comedies You Can View Online

At the end of the day, it’s all about family … like it or not. These family comedies may give you a new appreciation for your own! 1) Moone Boy Created, co-written by and co-starring Chris O’Dowd, this semi-autobiographical Irish sitcom originally aired on Britain’s Sky TV. The series is coming to Hulu.com exclusively, premiering on Wednesday, […]

The Wrong Mans

Interview with Hulu’s ‘The Wrong Mans’ Co-creator Mathew Baynton

Co-creators James Corden and Mathew Baynton announced back in October 2012 that the two would be collaborating on a comedy thriller, entitled The Wrong Mans, to start filming in January 2013. Well, it’s June, and post-production has just finished. The show will air on BBC2 in the UK and online via Hulu available Fall 2013. […]

Gavin and Stacey, U.S.

U.S. Remake of ‘Gavin and Stacey’ is Happening

Before you get your knickers in a bunch over one of your favorite British shows being remade in the U.S., let us point out that Gavin and Stacey creators James Corden and Ruth Jones, along with Steve Coogan, are executive producing the pilot for Fox. The original show detailed the relationship between Gavin, who lived […]

‘Gavin and Stacey’ are Moving to the U.S.

The Fox network is developing an American version of the hugely popular BBC comedy Gavin and Stacey that revolves around a couple’s long-distance relationship between England and Wales, reports BBC News.  Series creators/writers/co-stars BAFTA and Tony Award-Winning James Corden (Smithy) and Ruth Jones (Nessa) are on board to executive produce. Gavin & Stacey began its […]

Tony Winner James Corden to Star in Hulu Comedy, ‘The Wrong Mans’

James Corden tickled us as Smithy on his co-creation Gavin and Stacey, made us sob between giggles as Craig Owens on Doctor Who, and charmed jaded New York theatergoers in his Tony-winning run in the Broadway farce One Man, Two Guvnors. Now he’s set to conquer another medium, with his new TV comedy The Wrong […]

The Brit List: Five Great British TV Matriarchs

Full disclosure: the original title for this was “Five Great British TV Mothers,” which is perhaps more factually accurate, but could be misleading if you came of age in the ’60s, or listen to a lot of hip hop, so matriarchs it is. The Right Honourable Violet Crawley, Countess of Grantham – Downton Abbey http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVMtffzbAwk […]

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