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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 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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