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Who’s the Brit on Graham Norton’s Couch? Meet Richard Ayoade

The question of “Who’s the Brit on the Couch” on The Graham Norton Show may be partly superfluous this week, given that there isn’t a single guest in this week’s episode who isn’t British. Of course, you’ll know Catherine Tate for being Doctor Who‘s Donna “The Most Important Woman on the Universe” Noble, or for her variety […]

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Richard Ayoade Regrets Doing the U.S. Pilot for ‘The IT Crowd’

British actor Richard Ayoade may be preaching to the Anglophile choir when reflecting on his decision to take part in the 2006 U.S. remake of The It Crowd. Ayoade revisited his role as an information technology “geek,” starring opposite Community’s Joel McHale in the NBC adaptation of the hugely popular U.K. show originally starring Ayoade, […]

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‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Broadchurch’ Win at the BAFTA TV Awards

The TV BAFTAs have just finished, and it’s been a heck of a year for Broadchurch, and not a bad one for Doctor Who either. In total, Broadchurch won three awards—best drama, best supporting actor for David Bradley and best actress for Olivia Colman. Olivia, who melted hearts with her astonishing speeches last year, actually […]


WATCH: ‘IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade Channels Dostoyevsky in Second Film

British actor, comedian, writer and director Richard Ayoade, who made his directorial debut three years ago with Submarine, has a new film out in cinemas called The Double inspired by Dostoyevsky’s novella of the same name. It stars Jesse Eisenberg who plays a clerk in a government agency whose life is turned upside down when […]

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WATCH: New Trailer For Richard Ayoade’s ‘The Double’

Last September we brought you the first trailer for The Double, the second feature film to be directed by The IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade, starring Jesse Eisenberg from The Social Network. Now, a longer, creepier trailer has been released, in which the full unpleasantness of Jesse’s doppelganger, who is working to unpick his ordered existence, […]

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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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WATCH: ‘The Double’ Trailer, From ‘The IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade, who plays Moss, the pre-Sheldon Cooper Sheldon Cooper in The IT Crowd, has been working on his second full-length feature, after the hugely enjoyable Submarine, from 2010. This time, moving away from tales of British teenagers and their ongoing battles with maturity, he’s adapted a novella by Fyodor Dostoevsky, and drafted The Social […]

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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 […]

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