A satire mocking a typical end-of-the-year show on British TV, recalling memorable events from that year. Featured are fake interviews alongside clips from news broadcasts and TV Shows popular at the time.
When famous DJ Alan Partridge's radio station is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a chain of events which see Alan having to work with the police to defuse a potentially violent siege.
Reevaluation of Dickens as modem and contemporary, without the Victorian seriousness. By interviewing ordinary people it focuses on his comedy, characters, view of children, money, bureaucracy, private life, plus texts showing his process.
This was a sketch show that didn't last very long, and I suppose the lack of fans on here maybe indicates why.
Shame that no one else seems to remember Shane Ritchie's early days, with David Schneider. I remember Shane Ritchie playing a gobby bloke in a pub, and Dave Schneider going to a hairdressers dressed as a hedgehog, and the line "what do I look like, a pillock?" - but I'm afraid that's all!
I was about 8 when I used to watch it, I'm determined to find some clips to see if it was as funny as I, and my mum and sisters, remember...
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