Tag Archives: Eastenders

Nurses Anonymous

I’ve been rewatching my Green Wing boxset for the third or fourth time, and while the verbal jokes and surreal sight-gags are still as funny as ever, the soapy storylines are a little too familiar now to stir up much … Continue reading

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BAFTA-TV 22/05/11

The BAFTA TV awards 2011 were held last night, and broadcast on BBC1. I thought it might be a bit of a chore to sit through for two whole hours, but Graham Norton made for a pretty hilarious host… although I … Continue reading

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GGM: Meera Syal

I’ve been making my through The Ultimate boxset of Goodness Gracious Me, an all-Asian sketch show which ran on the BBC between 1998 and 2001. Although the insane cheapness of the sale price was a good thing from my POV, it’s also … Continue reading

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Big Train 2: Rise of the Tate

The second series of Big Train was made three or four years after the original, and suffers a little from the loss of Graham Linehan as co-writer and director. On the other hand, the sketches are a lot shorter and … Continue reading

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