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That Mitchell and Webb Radio Show

Advantages: Very funny, well written and acted, stands up to repeat listening
Disadvantages: Some weaker sketches

I will quite openly admit that I love Mitchell and Webb. Yes, a lot of That Mitchell and Webb Look was hit and miss, but in general I thought it was a brilliant sketch show. They are hilarious together in Peep Show as well as separately on panel shows and ...

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Review of That Mitchell and Webb Sound, Series 1 - BBC Audiobooks

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What The Dickens? ...

Advantages: six part comedy programme with good actors and lots of laughs
Disadvantages: not available on podcast, CD or paid download only

The ‘real’ Dickens Charles Dickens, (7 February 1812–9 June 1870), was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and one of the most popular of all time. He created some of literature's most iconic characters, with the theme of soc ...

Tempus_Fugit 07.01.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Bleak Expectations - BBC Audiobooks

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Mitchell & Webb Radio - Series 4

Advantages: Great new material - lots of laughs
Disadvantages: Comedy is a very subjective thing

...Given the post-ironic and irreverent referencing style of Mitchell and Webb, it feels a little daunting to write a review on their work. After all, I wouldn't be surprised if I haven't missed some sketch they've written and performed that parodies the onl ...

BlackSwan 10.02.2010 · Read full review
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The Lost TV episodes (on CD)

Advantages: Hancock and James in fine form with Galton and Simpson scripts
Disadvantages: Nothing great in terms of performances, episode content or production

There are certain old comedy actors/performers/comedians that I re-discovered and there are those I was practically weaned on. I won't bore you with my reasons for loving the guy and finding his work something of a comfort - that's better reserved for a m ...

BlackSwan 20.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Hancock's Half Hour, the Lost Episodes - BBC Audiobooks

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