Articles Tagged 'Peep Show'

Kevin Spacey stars as Frank Underwood in House of Cards.

15 TV Shows That Broke the Fourth Wall

This week marks the 25th anniversary of the first episode of Clarissa Explains It All, and the start of Season Four of House of Cards. You’d be forgiven for thinking the two shows don’t have much in common, and yet they do share one thing:┬áboth feature characters fond of breaking the fourth wall or acknowledging […]

Olivia Colman and David Tennant in ‘Broadchurch’

‘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 that has happened in Olivia Colman‘s acting career over the past couple of years. She has always been […]

David Mitchell: UK Actors Should Stick to Villains, Not Superheroes

Leave it to David Mitchell, star of Peep Show and That Mitchell and Webb Look, to give his own humorously cantankerous but thoughtful take on things. His target this week: Britain’s monopoly on America’s leading superhero roles. In his latest column for The Guardian, Mitchell suggests that, within the context of our China-led global economy, […]

Roundup: Will Matthew Goode be the Next ‘Superman’?

The very handsome Matthew Goode might be sizing up his superhero skills once again, as he's evidently being considered for the lead role in Zach Snyder's forthcoming Superman reboot. According to Movienewz, it's Snyder who's calling for the British actor to sign on for 2012's Superman: Man of Steel. And this wouldn't be the first […]

‘Doctor Who’, ‘Top Gear’ Earn NTA Nominations

The National Television Award nominations were announced in the UK today and several BBC America favorites such as Doctor Who, Top Gear, Ashes to Ashes, and Luther each earned several nominations, including most popular drama program and drama performance categories. Polls are now open to the public to determine a winner in a host of […]

David Mitchell: “My Parents Never Watched Doctor Who”

David Mitchell, star of BBC AMERICA’s Peep Show and That Mitchell and Webb Look, thinks it’s interesting that Doctor Who is popular with adults these days. From The Mirror: “My parents never watched Doctor Who – it wouldn’t have occurred to them to do so,” said Mitchell. “They might have been fond of it, they […]

Twins: Peep Show’s David Mitchell and Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan?

We’ve seen a lot of web chatter about President Obama‘s latest Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan. People have questioned her credentials and even her sexual orientation. But one question has popped up with surprising frequency in the blogosphere: were Ms. Kagan and David Mitchell, star of Peep Show and That Mitchell and Webb Look, separated […]

Why Are the “Peep Show” Dudes So Popular in the UK?

The Peep Show boys, David Mitchell and Robert Webb, have a profile in today’s Telegraph. The piece begins curiously, Andrew Pettie openly questioning their quite booming careers: They haven’t coined a contagious catchphrase or created outlandishly memorable caricatures, as Little Britain did. They haven’t produced a single work of unalloyed genius like The Office. Nor […]