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In Praise Of… Olivia Colman

So Olivia Colman, Oscar winner, and a big one too, Best Actress for The Favourite. She was already lining up to be our new National Treasure, this has now pushed her over the line. There’s lots of radio comedy. I just discovered the other day a BBC Radio 4 sitcom she starred in as about […]

‘The End of The F***ing World’ Writer Charlie Covell Brings KAOS to Netflix

Makes perfect sense that after The End of The F***ing World, there’d be KAOS. Netflix is moving forward on  Charlie Covell‘s (writer of the former) new darkly comic series (the latter), described as a contemporary reimagining of Greek mythology that would explore themes of gender politics, power, and life in the underworld.  Nina Lederman will executive produce […]

Ghost World’s Terry Zwigoff And Peep Show’s Sam Bain Working Together?

Feeling a little manipulated by Searching For Sugarman, the Peep Show, The Thick Of It and Black Mirror writer Sam Bain took to twitter to canvass other’s experiences of cheeky documenaries. One response led to a little conversation which caught my eye. @rjrhq Watch this space … Terry told me some of the details he […]

Jim Carrey Vs. Steve Carell In The Magicians At War Picture, Burt Wonderstone

I don’t know if you ever saw Magicians with David Mitchell and Robert Webb, and written by Peep Show creators Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong? It was one of my preferred “illusionist” pictures from that recent wave which included The Prestige, The Illusionist and.. er… The Illusionist. The other one. Some of what worked in […]

A Very Big List Of Casting Updates

Much of what follows was written by Simon Gallagher, though I’ve added some more updates at the bottom. What we have here are a few days worth of casting updates. First off, comes the ridiculously exciting news that Hugo Weaving will be reuniting with the Wachowskis for their adaptation of David Mitchell‘s Cloud Atlas, which […]

Swipe File: Peep Show and… Peepshow

Peep Show. A very successful British sitcom, now into its seventh year and an eighth expected, witten by Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong. About the self obsessed lives of two flatmates, narrated by their inner monologues, highlighting the lead’s disgusting habits, thoughts and attitudes. Peepshow. A comic book by Joe Matt, published by Drawn & […]

The Anglophile DVD Recommendation List For The Holidays

I do this every now and then for American friends. Basically a list of cool British TV DVDs of stuff, the majority of which is not available in the US normally, or if they are, in in a diluted form. What with Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up, consider this a handy dandy way to be […]