Funland (2005– )

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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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 Carter Krantz (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Shirley Woolf (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Lola Sutton (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Dudley Sutton (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Leo Finch (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Ruby Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Connie Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
Roy Barraclough ...
 Onan Van Kneck (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Liam Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Bryan Luke / ... (9 episodes, 2005)
Ryan Pope ...
 Chris Church (8 episodes, 2005)
Beth Cordingly ...
 Vienna Keen (8 episodes, 2005)
Nicholas Beveney ...
 The Greek (8 episodes, 2005)
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 Hitman 1 / ... (7 episodes, 2005)
Brian Hibbard ...
 Willy Woolf / ... (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Valerie Hinchcliffe (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Bradley Stainer (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Shadowman / ... (5 episodes, 2005)
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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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I remember this show being advertised on BBC3 last year and thought it looked interesting, but wasn't too sure about David Mays (Carter) being in this serious, gangster like role. He just looked a bit too babyfaced for the role.

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it pops up on bbc2 and i caught 1 or 2 episodes and was better that i had first thought, so, on returning from my holiday and bought the series and watched everyone back to back.....it was money well spent.

11 Episodes of quality, dark humour and drama. The best way to describe this show is The League Of Gentlemen meets Twin Peaks set in Blackpool. I love the idea of it being set in Blackpool. It captured the Dull, Englishness and Melancholy feel that i think every English person (especially North Western people) can relate to.

The cast were terrific, almost like each was born to play that role (especially Connie, Lola, Shirley & to my surprize, Carter, who were all fantastic). Though the Mayor will always be Alec Gilroy from Corry to me.

I rated this as 10/10 on IMDb out of sheer enthusiasm but in reality i give this a solid 9/10.

Go Buy, Go watch, Go Love...

Jordan


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