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British Comedy: A Guide (Part IV: The Panel Show)

You see that I’ve done away with the Tier system for this.  That’s because there are relatively few shows here and I, somehow, have come up with rather elaborate things to say about some of them. Have I Got News … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part III: The Sketch Show)

Tier One – Buy It, Buy It, You Fool, Buy It Big Train (1998-2o02) This show featured Kevin Eldon, Julia Davis, Amelia Bullmore,  Mark Heap and Simon Pegg. While it lasts only two series, it is full of great material. These guys like … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part II: The SitCom Complete Guide)

Looking over Comedy.co.uk and its list of comedies can be a little daunting–perhaps more daunting for me, as someone who takes themselves to be pretty knowledgeable of the genre.  Well, I’ll see if I can’t cut through some of that for you. … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part II: The SitCom Tier 2)

Yesterday was the top tier of British SitComs.  This is Tier Two, which means these shows may not be classics, but they’re so much fun that they’re a must-see if you want to be satisfied that you’ve tried out the … Continue reading

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