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Laugh Overload

[Contains lusty lay-by liaisons and SPOILERS!!!] There was so much new (and new-ish) comedy airing this week, that I barely got through it all without losing my breath… er, from laughter, that is, not weird pervy wheezing… though there was … Continue reading

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A Bright Lady

This week’s episode (#1.4) of Upstart Crow saw ‘Shakespeare’ (David Mitchell) completing the last of his 154 sonnets, and electing to present the finished pieces to his twin muses, commonly known as the “fair youth” and the “dark lady”. When … Continue reading

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“Where Would You Put The Coconuts?”

Although I’m a big fan of Blackadder, and have an abiding “professional” interest in period comedies, I wasn’t in any great hurry to watch Ben Elton’s new Shakespearean sitcom Upstart Crow, because I haven’t really enjoyed anything he’s written since … Continue reading

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