Funland is a comedy / thriller serial, produced by the BBC that was first screened from 23 October 2005 to 7 November 2005... See full synopsis »
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Drama
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Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

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Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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Stars: Kris Marshall, Andrew Scott, Alice Lowe
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 Carter Krantz (11 episodes, 2005)
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The most intriguing of programmes in a long time!
6 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I totally disagree with comments slating this programme. I also stumbled across Funland - a surreal experience! It made great Sunday evening television and I could not wait for the next episode. It's dark, bizarre and certainly lends itself to a cult following. The acting from characters Lola and Carter particularly were believable and realistic. Watching it was an uncomfortable experience, which I am hoping was the intention of the writing and direction. It was this aspect that made it addictive for me. The almost cringe-worthy exposure to a sordid, sick underworld made fascinating watching. I am very pleased that it has been nominated for a Bafta.


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