A satire mocking a typical end-of-the-year show on British TV, recalling memorable events from that year. Featured are fake interviews alongside clips from news broadcasts and TV Shows popular at the time.
Reevaluation of Dickens as modem and contemporary, without the Victorian seriousness. By interviewing ordinary people it focuses on his comedy, characters, view of children, money, bureaucracy, private life, plus texts showing his process.
Armando Iannucci hosts the satirical debate that aims to squeeze the day's events into half an hour of various jokes, clips and talk. Airing on every weeknight for only four days, "Gash" is timed to coincide with the May 1st 2003 UK local government elections. Written and filmed on the day, the show is intended to be as topical as possible. Written by