Barry and Garry run a pub in the West End of London. Each week their friend, certified cockney geezer Dodgy Phil, comes up with scheme to attract more punters. For example, turning the pub ... See full summary »
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Norman Roberts
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 Alice (2 episodes, 2001)
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Barry and Garry run a pub in the West End of London. Each week their friend, certified cockney geezer Dodgy Phil, comes up with scheme to attract more punters. For example, turning the pub into a Michael Caine-themed restaurant, or making it a pub-cum-bookshop. Usually this ends in disaster and the pub is destroyed. In the meantime numerous film references are dropped Written by Richard Smeltzer

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Based on an original radio series on BBC Radio 4, broadcast in 1998 (four 15 minute episodes) and 1999 (four 30 minute episodes). On the radio, the part of Dodgy Phil was played by John Thomson, and for the second series, Alistair McGowan took over the role of Garry from Peter Serafinowicz. See more »

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So funny
22 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

One of the funniest things I have ever seen. I would so like to see this again.

Every week you knew 'Dodgy' (Yes mate, no mate) Phil would get a phone call and they'd end up changing the theme of the pub, the fun was in seeing how they would end up burning the pub down again. The writing was so funny, I missed a lot of it for laughing, and then there were all the incidentals like the pub sign, posters and blackboard that always had something amusing on them - if you could spot them. The funniest episode was when the Michael Caine appreciation society came all dressed as their idol. I think there was a fire alarm and they all evacuated in character - lol.

I so miss this show.


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