The Pub Landlord is a small-minded, bullet headed Little Englander whose prejudices mask a surprisingly sensitive, vulnerable and confused man. He is King of his own world but outside of ... See full summary »
The Pub Landlord is a small-minded, bullet headed Little Englander whose prejudices mask a surprisingly sensitive, vulnerable and confused man. He is King of his own world but outside of the pub he is nothing. His wife and son have left him and the pub is grotty and unpopular under his patronage. Yet his few regulars stay loyal to him. Written by
Emma Pierson, who replaced Julia Sawalha as barmaid, also appeared an an episode of Absolutely Fabulous, playing an actress portraying Julia's character Saffron in her autobiographical play (in the episode "Small Opening"). See more »
I watched all of season 1 and 2 within a couple of days, once into the first episode I couldn't stop watching. It is such a clever written comedy, hilarious, great one liners and gags & superb how each cast member seem to have their own quotes which works well every episode, even Terry's constant farting doesn't effect the morale of the comedy.
The talented Julia Sawalha, who puts on a brilliant Australian accent left at end of season one which I thought would effect the shows continuity leading into season two but in comes the absolutely gorgeous Emma Pierson as Connie, another amazing talent who helps keep the show alive.
Overall this is a highly recommended comedy, definitely 10/10 and definitely in need of much more episodes, British television needs more humour of this quality.
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