Articles Tagged 'Graham Linehan'

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‘Father Ted’ at 20: Why the Comedy Still Feels Fresh

In the 20 years since Father Ted was first aired—on April 21, 1995—a lot has happened to the shape of British television comedy. Sketch shows like Little Britain and The Fast Show have fallen in and out of fashion; parlour room panel shows like QI and Never Mind The Buzzcocks have dominated schedules and mock […]

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Five Irish Things The British Have Adopted

This Monday is St. Patrick’s Day, a chance for Irish people to celebrate Irishness and for people who are not Irish (even by descent) to pretend that they are. Things that are not usually green will be made green. Things that do not normally sport shamrocks will suddenly look very lucky indeed, and there will […]

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‘The IT Crowd’: The Greatest Hits Of Maurice Moss

As we mentioned recently, tonight, British viewers will see the very last episode of Graham Linehan’s astonishing comedy confection The IT Crowd, set in the tech support department of a busy coporation (run by madmen). When it started, the idea of making funny stuff happen from the mouths of web-nerds – and making them the […]

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‘The It Crowd’ Finale Special Confirmed for September

Series creator Graham Linehan (Black Books) has confirmed via Twitter that The IT Crowd will be making its return for the one-off finale special at the end of September: People! I bring news! The IT Crowd Special will be on telly AT THE END OF THIS VERY MONTH! Channel 4 will have more details soon! — […]

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‘The IT Crowd’ Returns to Film Finale Special

The IT Crowd, written by Graham Linehan (Black Books) and starring Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids), is set to film a one-off special, reports BBC News. The Bafta-winning sitcom, revolving around two office IT (information technology) guys and their tech-challenged supervisor, was on the air for four seasons between 2006 and 2010 on Channel 4. Originally, a […]