The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle (2007– )

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Revolving around the life of Vivienne Vyle, a daytime TV presenter/agony aunt in the mold of Trisha, the show focuses on not only the problems of her guests but the problems Vivienne faces herself in regards to her love and home life.

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 Vivienne Vyle (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Helena de Wend (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Jared (6 episodes, 2007)
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 Dr. Jonathan Fowler (6 episodes, 2007)
Helen Griffin ...
 Carol (6 episodes, 2007)
Dave Lamb ...
 Des (6 episodes, 2007)
Lawry Lewin ...
 Damien (6 episodes, 2007)
Rochelle Gadd ...
 Dionne (5 episodes, 2007)
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 Pregnant make-up artist / ... (4 episodes, 2007)
Brian Conley ...
 Chris Connor (3 episodes, 2007)
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Revolving around the life of Vivienne Vyle, a daytime TV presenter/agony aunt in the mold of Trisha, the show focuses on not only the problems of her guests but the problems Vivienne faces herself in regards to her love and home life.

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Vivienne Vyle élete és kora  »

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The Cult of Personality
13 November 2007 | by (Harlem, New York, United States) – See all my reviews

This series will definitely have its detractors, but I'm sure that both Jennifer Saunders and Tanya Byron already knew that going in. Still, they are holding up a mirror ...

Sometimes it's incredibly brutal and tragic; sometimes shockingly so. Take a look around at our world. If you're honest about what you see, you'd see this show as an indictment of media corporations and the celebrities they produce for worship, true that. However, you'd also see regular, vulnerable people who don't even try to communicate anymore unless there's some bit of technology between them and others, be it television or the Internet or their celphones. A character says 'association by disassociation' and I think that's such an accurate and succinct description of the contradiction that many of the more vicious daytime talkshow hosts thrive off of.

Meanwhile, we're all still here together: wanting to connect with others and struggling with our own difficulties wherever they find us.

This show is brilliant. I'm actually surprised that it made it this far. Yes, there is hilarious comedy in there, too, but this is not garden variety satire merely for the sake of laughs. And Jennifer Saunders' amazing portrayal and that of her supporting cast is only heightened by the outstanding writing and direction. There were so many moments that literally took my breath away.


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