Tag Archives: Vicki Pepperdine

“I Don’t Think Marxism’s For Me.”

[Contains dodgy “diet” smoothies and SPOILERS!!!] Although I couldn’t give a tinker’s cuss about the actual royal wedding that’s taking place up in London today, I will be celebrating the fact that it provided plenty more fodder for the writers of Ch4’s … Continue reading

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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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Too Bad (Better To Come?)

In last week’s episode of Bad Teacher, the characters found themselves facing a teacher-evaluation day, with the threat of budget-tightening redundancies hanging over their heads. They all managed to pass muster and hang on to their jobs (phew!)… but the … Continue reading

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Get Schooled

Another day, another play… and another gorgeous redheaded actress (or two) to fawn over! This time it’s The School for Scandal at the Barbican Theatre, London, starring Katherine Parkinson as ‘Lady Teazle’, and co-starring Vicki Pepperdine as ‘Mrs. Candour’. Hotcha! … Continue reading

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BAFTA-TV 22/05/11

The BAFTA TV awards 2011 were held last night, and broadcast on BBC1. I thought it might be a bit of a chore to sit through for two whole hours, but Graham Norton made for a pretty hilarious host… although I … Continue reading

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I ♥ Comedy

As a Getting On fan, I was aware of The Angina Monologues (an evening of live, female-fronted comedy in aid of the British Heart Foundation, at which Scanlan and Pepperdine performed in character), but I didn’t think I’d ever get … Continue reading

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Getting On In Nottingham

Via Vicki Pepperdine’s Twitter feed, I learned that she and Joanna Scanlan will be the stars of a “BAFTA Masterclass” @ Broadway Cinema, Nottingham, next Wednesday… during which the two will discuss writing and acting in Getting On, and take part … Continue reading

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Getting Another Award

Apparently the Royal Television Society Awards were held this week, and the Getting On team won “Best Writer (Comedy)”… so, yay for them! For the life of me I can’t find a single image of them arriving at the ceremony … Continue reading

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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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