Black Books (2000–2004)

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Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers. Next door to Bernard's shop is the Nifty Gifty gift shop run by Fran, ... See full summary »

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 Bernard Black (18 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Manny (18 episodes, 2000-2004)
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 Fran (18 episodes, 2000-2004)
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Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers. Next door to Bernard's shop is the Nifty Gifty gift shop run by Fran, probably Bernard's only friend in the world. When Bernard's accountant goes on the run Bernard employs stress victim, Manny to help in his shop. This leads to a series of surreal adventures around the shop. Written by PH Moo

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Tamsin Greig was pregnant during the filming of series 1. See more »

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Bernard: [selling a book] Enjoy. It's dreadful, but it's quite short.
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Superb, where's the next series?
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The funniest thing on British TV since Father Ted. The dialogue is wonderfully clever, the bohemian irascibility of Dylan Moran is judged to perfection, and the addition of musical comedian and bearded surrealist Bill Bailey is a touch of genius. Give us more!


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