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)
Ian Puleston-Davies ...
 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)
Roy Barraclough ...
 Onan Van Kneck (10 episodes, 2005)
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 Liam Woolf (10 episodes, 2005)
Paul Courtenay Hyu ...
 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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Surreal & Dark - Brilliant
15 May 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

BBC3 has been an excellent vehicle for new ventures that, due to their 'different' approach, wouldn't be picked up by either BBC1 or BBC2. Admittedly there have been some lumps of crap and a whole load of averageness, but amongst that have been some glimpses of pure brilliance.

And Funland is one of the highlights.

Set amongst the downmarket seediness that is Blackpool, the characters are almost all deliberately grotesque exaggerations. One can't fail to see the obvious comparisons with the League of Gentlemen.

The acting is good enough to compliment the script, with some well-known faces turning up in roles - and situations - you wouldn't expect to see them in.

I loved it.


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