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Inside No 9 Review: Series Two: 'La Couchette'

The second series of ‘Inside No 9’ is one of the most welcome and anticipated returns of the television year. The first series was highly acclaimed by both critics and viewers for its compellingly told standalone stories, beautifully written & performed by the brilliant creative partnership of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. 1,554 more words

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'Inside No 9' : Lovingly crafted masterpieces that get inside your head

‘Inside No 9′ comes from the brilliant imaginations of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. The pair are touched by genius & have been responsible for some of the best British television (`The League of Gentlemen’ & `Psychoville’) of the last 20 years. 781 more words

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Halloween in the UK - Trick or Treat

As I prepare for tonight’s spattering of trick or treaters at my door (steady rain is expected in my neck of the woods) I have no feelings of dread, no inclinations to hide from the visitors to my door. 445 more words

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The Seven Best Halloweeny Episodes of British Sitcoms

You know, watching horror movies is a fine Halloween tradition, especially if they’re bad ones. Halloween is meant to unify amusement and abominations into a unified whole, and what better way to do that then to laugh at something meant to horrify you? 1,538 more words

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Infinite Cups of Tea: The Social and Psychological Implications of the UK's National Beverage

We all know tea is the non-alcoholic beverage of choice of the British people. In the Wikipedia entry for Tea in the United Kingdom, they address the common held misconception that “much of the time in the United Kingdom, tea drinking is not the delicate, refined cultural expression that some might imagine: a cup (or commonly a mug) of tea is something drunk often.” So for those who think tea is only presented on a silver tray and served in flowery porcelain china like… 930 more words

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Original Comedy Shorts: Reece Shearsmith in The Case of the High Foot Promotional Pictures

The BBC have decided to do some special Comedy Shorts for the BBC Iplayer to try and show that they are producing original online content exclusive to the Iplayer. 71 more words

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