Articles Tagged 'The League of Gentlemen'

Lady Dynamite starring Maria Bamford scheduled to stream on Netflix.

10 Brilliant Comedies About Thoroughly Dark Subjects

Launching today (May 20) on Netflix is Lady Dynamite, a new sitcom from acclaimed stand-up Maria Bamford about the real-life mental breakdown she suffered in 2011. Jokes about psychiatric hospitals, the ups and downs of bipolar disorder: it’s all in there. It’s the latest in a genre that could be described as comedy noir. While some […]

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The Top 5 Unsettling Cameos Of Mark Gatiss

Yesterday, the web was abuzz with the news that Mark Gatiss – Sherlock’s brother Mycroft Holmes, among many other things – is going to join the cast of Game of Thrones for a bit of sword and sorcery action. It’s not the first time the comedian, writer and actor has made his mark as a special […]

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Five Weird British Sitcoms That Will Challenge You as a Viewer

Whether you’ve heard of, or even seen, all five of the shows in this list before, you have to admit some British comedies are more demanding than others. This can often be to their benefit (who would have thought a stuffy comedy based in a stationery office would have created a worldwide hit?), although even […]