2 items from 2013
America's Poor Kids | Michael Grade And The World's Oldest Joke | Show Dogs: The Road To Crufts | Russell Brand's Give It Up For Comic Relief | Parks And Recreation | First Among Equals: The Laurie Cunningham Story | Anna & Katy
America's Poor Kids
This documentary opens with a statistic that feels scandalous, recession or no recession: 16 million American children live within the technical definition of poverty. Jezza Neumann's affecting but unsentimental film is a companion to a study he made of poor British children in 2011. He meets young Americans doomed, through no fault of their own, to lives of struggle. In no case is the American dream entirely extinguished, but it's horrible to listen to children being so grimly pragmatic about their prospects. Andrew Mueller
Michael Grade And The World's Oldest Joke
The former chief exec of Channel 4 goes in search of the origins of the »
- Andrew Mueller, Julia Raeside, Hannah Verdier, Martin Skegg, Rebecca Nicholson, Gwilym Mumford, Ben Arnold
She's Anna, she's Katy, and together they are Anna and Katy!
As big fans of sketch, Digital Spy were very excited to sit down with the duo to quiz them about comedy, controversy, and sharing an award nomination with Rylan Clark. Here's what they had to say.
When did you decide to start doing sketch together?
Anna: "We met doing stand-up in 2003 and we weren't very good at it! Either of us. We both thought each other were funny."
Katy: "Dreadful... I hadn't really seen any comedy, that was my problem."
Anna: "I certainly wasn't ready to do an hour of stand-up at Edinburgh the following year. So I said to old Wixy, 'Let's get together and do some sketches'. And the rest is herstory. »
2 items from 2013
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