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Sophie Davies

8 new British TV comedies we can’t wait to see this year

What’s coming up on British TV this year in the world of comedy? We take a look at some of the treats in store…   Camping This is a new Sky Atlantic comedy from Julia Davis (Hunderby, Nighty Night) which sounds like it’s going to be just as darkly funny as her previous work. It’s … >

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5 of the best bits in the final season of ‘Fresh Meat’

After four seasons broadcast over five years, Channel 4’s university sitcom Fresh Meat has come to an end. In its final season, we saw the six housemates struggle through the last year of their studies and prepare for post-university life. > Buy the complete Season 1-4 box set on Amazon. Now that the gang have graduated from Manchester … >

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Top 10 episodes of ‘The IT Crowd’

Ten years since The IT Crowd began, we’ve picked out our ten all-time favourite episodes of Channel 4’s sitcom. > Buy the complete Season 1-4 box set on Amazon.   10. ‘The Internet Is Coming’ (2013 Special) In this hour-long final episode, Jen and Roy become internet-famous for all the wrong reasons when an incriminating … >

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What are the cast of ‘The IT Crowd’ doing now?

Can you believe it’s now been ten years since The IT Crowd first appeared on our TV screens? The award-winning Channel 4 sitcom aired for four seasons from 2006 to 2010, ending with a special episode in 2013. > Buy the complete Season 1-4 box set on Amazon. A whole decade after Jen first ventured … >

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What are the cast of ‘Misfits’ doing now?

Broadcast on E4 from 2009 to 2013, sci-fi comedy-drama Misfits followed a group of young offenders on community service who gained supernatural powers after being caught in an electrical storm. Misfits ran for five seasons and, like Being Human, by the end had a completely different cast to the one it had started with. > … >

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Rewind: Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade’s ‘AD/BC: A Rock Opera’ revisited

Before becoming known to a wider audience on The IT Crowd, Richard Ayoade and Matt Berry made their first television appearances in the brilliant Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, a pastiche of low-budget ‘80s horror. A second season of Darkplace was discussed but sadly never commissioned, following low viewing figures and concern from Channel 4 bosses as … >

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