Category: British Sitcoms & Soaps

Here is a scene from Only Fools And Horses, which was possibly the most successful situation comedy ever in Britain, starring David Jason. Delboy: It’s going really well out there, he ,he, he, he. Had to come and open another …

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Goodnight Sweetheart stars Nicholas Lyndhurst (see blog for “Only Fools And Horses”). It is a comedy romance/science fiction/fantasy story in which the main character, Gary Sparrow, finds that he can time-travel back to the Second World War in East London. He freely …

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Gordon Brittas (acted by Chris Barrie, see blog for Red Dwarf) is the manager of a sports centre. He pays a lot of attention to small details and unnecessary rules, annoying everyone. He never listens to anybody else, because he …

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There are three series of Alan Partridge, created and played by Steve Coogan. Steve Coogan 制作、主演のAlan Partridge は 3シリーズあります。 Series 1 – “Knowing Me Knowing You” Alan Partridge is a BBC TV chat show host. The show looks like a real …

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Extras is, in my opinion, the best British sitcom. It was co-written, co-produced and co-starring Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant (see blog post for The Office). Merchant appears in his own show for the first time, and his character became …

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Emmerdale is Britain’s second-longest running soap opera. It follows the quiet, peaceful lives of people on a farm in in the nearby fictional village of Emmerdale, in Yorkshire. The focus is on country life and family relationships. Originally the show …

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Rowan Atkinson stars as Police Inspector Raymond Fowler in a small town with not much crime. He is an old-fashioned and very formal officer, and is not very aware of contemporary, multicultural Britain. He is serious about his job, and …

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