Surreal black comedy about an assortment of odd characters trapped in an asylum, in a quiet English countryside. It is run by staff whose sanity is decidedly suspect, as proved by their ... See full summary »
Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.
DAWN FRENCH is just delightful in these wonderfully campy send-ups. The direction, writing and art direction as simply edible.
These are the kinds of comedy programs that would never survive in America. It's a shame...America always thinks it has the last word on everything, doesn't it? Not on comedy or actors - that's for sure. This program is a tribute to the slew of wonderful programs which the UK and the BBC crank out with such style.
I was pleasantly surprised to see that TONY DOW was a director of these programs. I am glad he has continued to work and develop his talent.
I can't wait to see these episodes on DVD.
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