Matt Berry’s next series is a Victorian detective comedy

Matt Berry – who’s known for Toast Of London, The IT Crowd and many other hilarious projects – has a new series on Channel 4. It’s called Year Of The Rabbit, and it’s a detective series with comedy elements set in Victorian-era London. The synopsis for Year Of The Rabbit, which makes it sound like a real hoot, is right … >

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Toast Of London: new episodes in the offing

It’s been nearly two years since we last had an episode of Toast Of London, but Matt Berry has now confirmed that he’s working on potential new episodes for the show. Chatting to Stuart Maconie and Mark Radcliffe on BBC 6Music, Berry was directly asked if there would be more Toast Of London. “Yes, there … >

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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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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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5 of the best ‘Toast of London’ cameos

If your answer to the question ‘Do you like Toast of London?‘ is a resounding ‘YES!’ (in an attempted fruity baritone) then you’ll be delighted to hear that the third season of Channel 4’s Rose d’Or winning cult comedy is now out on DVD, won’t you? ‘YES!’ And while much of the lure of the … >

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Rewind: ‘Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace’ revisited

A decade after it originally aired, we take a look back at Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, Channel 4’s spoof of bad 80’s horror television. > Buy Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace on DVD.   What was it about? Running for six episodes in early 2004, Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace focused on ‘a show within a show’ as fictional horror … >

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‘House of Fools’ Season 2 start date confirmed

Vic and Bob’s comedy House of Fools will return to BBC Two next week for a new season. Season 2 begins at 10pm on Monday 16 February on BBC Two. Set in Bob’s home, the show once again follows larger than life lothario Beef (Matt Berry) alongside Vic’s brother Bosh (Dan Skinner), Bob’s sulky son … >

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‘House of Fools’ Christmas special review

Appropriate to the season, there’s a jolly panto atmosphere for Vic and Bob’s House of Fools Christmas special. (‘Oh no there isn’t!’) Oh yes there is. The cast are having a merry time; the Fourth Wall has been carted away (and presumably papered over with German Honeymoon Horse wallpaper); and after a successful first season … >

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‘Toast of London’ to return for Season 3

Channel 4 has commissioned a third season of Toast of London. Nominated for six awards in this year’s British Comedy Awards, the show was originally broadcast as a one-off for Channel 4’s Funny Fortnight season of comedies in August 2012 marking the channel’s 30th birthday. Toast of London stars Matt Berry as eccentric actor Steven … >

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