Tommy Saxondale is an ex-roadie with anger management issues and his own pest control business in Stevenage. Having survived a hostile divorce, Tommy now lives with his girlfriend Magz. ... See full summary »
Surreal black comedy about an assortment of odd characters trapped in an asylum, in a quiet English countryside. It is run by staff whose sanity is decidedly suspect, as proved by their ... See full summary »
Was originally conceived as a CGI show using motion-capture for the faces of the characters, however this was changed (after going partly into production with it) as they realized just how restrictive CGI would be on their budget. See more »
[typing email to Mark the bird]
Lots of love Keiko, Kiss, Kiss, Kiss PS. You Have Lovely Eyes!
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It was brilliant because it allowed the wackiness to be carried through without any flaws committed by poor writing.
The pace of the writing was fresh, and given the potential that such a large canvas might cause the writers to fall down a hole, the characters lively interaction carried the basic premise (that is totally wacky) in an engaging way.
At the same time you might be feeling pity on the animals, laughing with them, laughing at them, and rooting for them all at the same time. Magic!
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