The Horrible Histories and Yonderland team have a brand new BBC One show!

Now this is excellent news. We’re huge fans of Horrible Histories, Yonderland, and the movie Bill around these parts. Uniting the talents of Jim Howick, Ben Willbond, Matthew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas and Laurence Rickard, their work is fused with Monty Python influences. And it’s very, very funny. Family friendly, as well. We’re delighted … >

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‘Yonderland’ Season 3 Episode 7 review: What is Cuddly Dick up to?

It turns out that not even the magical realm of Yonderland is safe from the seemingly irresistible lure of those reality-style competition programmes our world is so plagued with. Even the elders, who really ought to be focussed on reclaiming the land from the vicelike grip of so-called Cuddly Dick are not immune to the … >

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‘Yonderland’ review: Season 3 Episode 5 is almost too good

Things get intense on this week’s Yonderland, as Debbie puts herself in a sticky situation to rescue… a dude who we’re pretty sure until very recently was definitely a baddie.  This can only turn out well! Hey, it’s Tom Meeten!  I love him in the things I have seen him in, which now includes this … >

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‘Yonderland’ review: Season 3 Episode 4 all comes together beautifully

This especially terrifying episode of Yonderland features one of the most terrifying things in the entire universe. No, I’m not talking about contemporary global politics, ice cream van music, or my pending loans: I’m talking about clowns.  Clowns are scary.  No amount of balloon snakes will make me less squirrely about them. It should come … >

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‘Yonderland’ review: Diabolical times have resumed in Season 3 Episode 2

Diabolical times have resumed in Yonderland this week, as it seems that the Chosen One’s retirement was decidedly premature. While Pete’s off to do business in sunny Glasgow, Debbie’s leaving do is appropriately touching (and fluffy, so fluffy!) but not-so-Cuddly Dick is quick to sow the seeds of dissent among the people of the realm.  … >

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‘Yonderland’ review: Sky1’s bonkers comedy begins its third season in fine form

Great news!  Yonderland continues to be basically the best thing on television. Bad news for Debbie, though: Pete’s got a thrilling new job offer, but it’s in Glasgow. Meanwhile, Negatus, finally free of his oppressive boss, the recently-thwarted Imperatrix, couldn’t be bothered to do evil overlording, because why bother when there’s pizza and video games?  … >

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Channel 4’s new satirical comedy ‘Power Monkeys’ will be made in one day

Jack Dee and Claire Skinner will lead the cast of Power Monkeys, a new scripted comedy that will be made and aired in one day. Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin (Outnumbered, Drop the Dead Donkey) return to Channel 4 following the success of their 2015 election comedy Ballot Monkeys. Power Monkeys will lampoon the fictional communications and social media ‘experts’ on both … >

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