Tag Archives: Diane Morgan

“Shouting At Helicopters!!!”

Although I was bitterly disappointed when Charlie Brooker announced that he was too busy to write/record a satirical Newswipe summary of 2017’s tumultuous political/cultural shifts/schisms, the trade-off has been a truly epic Black Mirror episode, and a full series of … Continue reading

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(F)unfactual

Two weeks ago, with eff-all fanfare, the Beeb began broadcasting The Archiveologists, a six-part series of spoof-documentary shorts, for which Diane Morgan and Joe Wilkinson have re-dubbed/re-purposed old-timey archive footage, to “put their own twisted comedy spin on British social … Continue reading

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A Very Cunkmas

One of the other festive treats I was looking forward to this year was the return of my second-favourite TV historian* ‘Philomena Cunk’ (Diane Morgan), with her uniquely nonsensical exploration of the origins of Christmas… which included the shocking revelation … Continue reading

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Cunkspeare

[Contains inconsiderate texting and SPOILERS!!!] In a previous post, I admitted to being a little worried about whether ‘Philomena Cunk’ (Diane Morgan) and her “Moments of Wonder” format could carry a whole half-hour… but last night’s special celebrating (?) the … Continue reading

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CunkFeed

In anticipation of her upcoming Shakespearean special, BuzzFeed took the opportunity to ask ‘Philomena Cunk’ ten “very important questions”, and then recorded her answers for future generations to study and savour. For example: “Before the internet, if you wanted to upset … Continue reading

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Cunk Tease

Apparently today marks the 400-year anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the alleged author* of some of the greatest plays ever written in the English language. To mark the occasion, the BBC wisely commissioned ace presenter/pundit ‘Philomena Cunk’ (Diane … Continue reading

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Good Morgans (Plural)

Back on a radio comedy kick, this week saw (heard?) the return of It’s Not What You Know… which is basically a celebrity version of Mr & Mrs, except with relatives and friends attempting to prove how well they know … Continue reading

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