Big Top (2009– )

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Comedy about a touring circus that has become dilapidated and tries to stay afloat despite having rubbish acts and clowns that are dreadful... Erasmus is a petty criminal that has been in ... See full summary »

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 Lizzie (6 episodes, 2009)
Ruth Madoc ...
 Georgie (6 episodes, 2009)
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 Boyco (4 episodes, 2009)
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 Erasmus (4 episodes, 2009)
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 Geoff (3 episodes, 2009)
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 Helen (3 episodes, 2009)
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Comedy about a touring circus that has become dilapidated and tries to stay afloat despite having rubbish acts and clowns that are dreadful... Erasmus is a petty criminal that has been in prison and has an ongoing feud with the clown 'Geoff' and constantly tries to get rid of him, as well as trying to raise cash in any way. Boyco, the acrobat is eastern European and in love with Lizzie. Written by Jasmine Curtis

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The series was cancelled by the BBC due to bad critical reaction and poor ratings, which peaked at 3.4 million viewers, but fell to less than 3 million as the series progressed. See more »

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My licence fee's went towards this?...you're joking right?!
16 December 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Hideous acting, and worse writing - Big Flop was doomed from the start. Basically Amanda Holden runs a circus and tries her hardest to warm the nation into appreciating her as a comedian. Unfortunately she isn't the slightest bit funny, and has made the entire country question how she ever became a judge on the popular 'Britains Got Talent'.

Fortunately there is light at the end of the tunnel. If you feel this is an accurate description of the show you can complain to the BBC - they have, after all, used your money to make the show and pay Amanda's ridiculous wage.

For America viewers I apologise but this is by no means considered watchable television in Britain.


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