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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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The Hottest Act North of the Northern Line

In recent weeks, the interest in seeing an unnamed actress topless has tailed off, and a new contender has emerged for Most Popular Search Term Leading to This Site… so step forward Melanie “Mel” Hudson and take a bow! It’s … Continue reading

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Getting past it…

I was worried I’d set myself up for disappointment over the new series of Getting On by hyping myself into a tizzy… so it came as quite a relief to find that the show actually was worth all the build-up. … 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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Mel Hudson, Aha!

As I said yesterday, two of my favourite moments from Knowing Me, Knowing You were the “riot grrrl” punk band and the Paris episode… but I didn’t realise until I checked the credits that the gorgeous grungy guitarist who mocks … Continue reading

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Come Again

These days, you’d probably have to pay a king’s ransom to get Billy Boyd, Julia Davis, Omid Djalili, Ben Miller, and David Walliams in a production together, but back in 1999 they all appeared in a three part comedy for … Continue reading

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