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POD Off!

BBC3’s make-under show Snog Marry Avoid? returned for a fifth series this week, with Ellie Taylor (of Show Me The Funny fame) as its new presenter. For those who don’t know, this rather sweet, public spirited reality show focuses on … Continue reading

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The Appuntice: Week 6

[An ongoing series of ill-informed rambles about ITV’s Show Me The Funny] This week the five remaining joke-jockeys headed to Blackpool, the supposed “home of British comedy” (!), for the semi-final round! Weirdly, the ITV programme guide claimed that their … Continue reading

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The Appuntice: Week 5

[An ongoing series of ill-informed rambles about ITV’s Show Me The Funny] This week, the six remaining contenders were deposited in Pontypridd, South Wales, and split into three teams, to organise an evening of pub entertainment each, before attempting to … Continue reading

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The Appuntice: Week 4

[An ongoing series of ill-informed rambles about ITV’s Show Me The Funny] This week, our seven remaining pun-slingers sauntered into a hospital in Watford, north London, to bond with the doctors, nurses and medical staff, before attempting to exercise their … Continue reading

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The Appuntice: Week 3

[An ongoing series of ill-informed rambles about ITV’s Show Me The Funny] This week, our aspiring arena acts sauntered into Streetly comprehensive school, to spend the day getting to know the kids (by pitching competing lesson plans, and then running … Continue reading

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The Appuntice: Week 2

I hadn’t actually intended to write about Show Me The Funny every week, but here we are again! The first episode was given a sound thrashing by the real critics, and it’s getting killed in the ratings, so I’m not … Continue reading

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The Appuntice

Last night saw the premiere of Show Me The Funny, an intriguing new ITV “reality” show, which can best be described as The Apprentice for stand-up comedians. Every week a gaggle of comics (of varying ages and experience) are taken to … Continue reading

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