Tag Archives: Getting On

Not Getting Any

So, my internet access went down last Sunday, necessitating a “cold turkey” break from my compulsive blogging and surfing habit… which forced me to endure a period of quiet reflection and meditation on The Important Things In Life™. Don’t you … Continue reading

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NHS FTW!

A little belated, but congrats to Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine, who won “Best Television Comedy” at the Writers’ Guild Awards, for Getting On. Hurrah! Apparently the ceremony was last Monday, and I normally do my news-trawl on … Continue reading

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Getting past it…

I was worried I’d set myself up for disappointment over the new series of Getting On by hyping myself into a tizzy… so it came as quite a relief to find that the show actually was worth all the build-up. … Continue reading

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‘Getting On’ again…

I don’t quite understand why, but there seems to be a conspiracy of confusion surrounding the promotion of the new series of Getting On, which (in case you’re curious) starts this Tuesday (26th) on BBC4 @ 10pm. My TV listings … Continue reading

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Dr. Downer

The BBC is repeating Getting On, the three-episode sitcom set in a geriatric ward, which was commissioned last year as part of their “Grey Expectations” season. I hadn’t watched it before, because I find hospitals hugely depressing and the whole … Continue reading

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