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BritComAw 2011

The British Comedy Awards took place last night, and I feel obligated to write a post about it, even though I had very little personal investment in most of the nominees. Last year I was whining about Getting On being … Continue reading

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Choose Life… Choose Comedy… Choose Scotland

Checking the site’s stats this week, I was bemused to find that some poor soul ended up here after asking their search engine to make a value judgement on the relative attractiveness of pocket-sized Scottish actress Shirley Henderson. So, in … Continue reading

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Piracy Funds Free TV

Pirate Productions, the very talented and lovely people behind some of my favourite TV shows, have now established their very own YouTube channel, for to freely distribute their previously unavailable-on-DVD progs… including the fantastic Coming Soon. Obviously I think it’s … Continue reading

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Unsolicited End-of-Year Opinions…

I see a lot of mags/sites are breaking out their “Best of the Decade” lists, but I can’t be doing with that. Amélie remains my favourite film of all time, so it follows that it’s my fave of the decade… … Continue reading

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Women in Hollywood

While doing my usual Big S picture-trawl, I came across this interesting article in Jezebel, about the absence of female writers on the staff of big TV shows and movies. Now, as noted further down the article, when they claim … Continue reading

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Annie Griffin FTW

Huzzah! Even though Griffin’s latest pilot, New Town, wasn’t given a full series by the BBC, it did pick up a brace of nominations for the BAFTA Scotland awards, and last night took two of the shiny mask thingies home! … Continue reading

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Come Again

These days, you’d probably have to pay a king’s ransom to get Billy Boyd, Julia Davis, Omid Djalili, Ben Miller and David Walliams in a production together, but back in 1999 they all appeared in a three part comedy for … Continue reading

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