Tag Archives: Show Me The Funny

Jumping The Buzzsharks

Music-themed-panel-game-quiz-show-thingy Never Mind the Buzzcocks has been circling the drain, in terms of hilarity and relevance, ever since Simon Amstell retired as official host, to pursue a career in “acting”. They’ve tried to keep things interesting by wheeling in a different celebrity … Continue reading

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The Appuntice: Live Tour

[An ongoing series of ill-informed rambles about ITV’s Show Me The Funny] It’s been a couple of weeks since the anti-climatic, bore-fest finale of SMTF, and the three finalists have been touring up and down the country at various venues… … Continue reading

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The Appuntice: Live Final

[An ongoing series of ill-informed rambles about ITV’s Show Me The Funny] When this series began I naively hoped that as they whittled down the contestants we’d start to see longer sets from the ones that remained… and that did … 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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