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“I Did It! I *Am* A Waitress!”

Huzzah! The Windsors returned for a well-deserved second series of satirical spoofery this week, with new characters a-plenty… including Gillian Bevan as British Prime Minister ‘Theresa May’ (Boo! Hiss!), and Kathryn Drysdale as ‘Meghan Markle’, an American actress who’s currently … Continue reading

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“We’re Number One In Azerbaijan!”

[Contains “special gypsy sauce” and SPOILERS!!!] One of the Christmassy treats I was most looking to this year was an hour-long seasonal special of The Windsors, which aired December 23rd… and it definitely didn’t disappoint! The hilariously absurd accents, soapy … Continue reading

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A Right Royal Send-Off

[Contains the ghost of King Arthur and SPOILERS!] The first series of The Windsors went out with a bang this week… though, thankfully, it was a purely metaphorical “bang”, as the heroic ‘Wills’ (Hugh Skinner) arrived in the nick of time … Continue reading

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A Right Royal Send-Up

It seems like forever since I’ve seen a new British sitcom I could get properly excited about, but last week The Windsors made its double-headed debut on Ch4, and renewed my faith in home-grown funnies. The series is a wonderfully … Continue reading

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Monkey Wipers

I can’t say I’m happy with the election results (and I did vote, so I can complain!), but I take some comfort in the fact that all the campaign hoopla provided plenty material for two topical satirical shows: Ballot Monkeys … Continue reading

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Lady Wipers

The third series of Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe finished this week, with a partly-reconstituted sixth episode… and I was glad to see that this time around the eponymous snark-smith had recruited even more funny women to join the cast! Hurrah! … Continue reading

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Mmmm…

Today’s iPlayer pick was Channel M, starring Morgana Robinson… which, unlike Meera Syal’s Playback, was less of a single-story “short” and more of a random assortment of impressions and skits… like a trailer/taster for a potential series, which I really … Continue reading

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