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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 Mercy Woolf (11 episodes, 2005)
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 Ruby Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Connie Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Onan Van Kneck (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Liam Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Bryan Luke / ... (9 episodes, 2005)
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 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)
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 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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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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