In Victorian London foundling Jedrington Secret-Past has his shop of stuff confiscated and his wife and children jailed in the Skint debtors' prison by wicked lawyer Malifax Skulkingworm, who claims ...
Jedrington is approached by Harmswell Grimstone, who takes him on board as his partner and gets him to sign a contract which brings instant wealth. This enables him to send Victor to a grim boarding ...
Darkly comic series about three ordinary guys who find themselves forced by an extraordinary set of circumstances into setting up an assisted-suicide business Created by US comedy writer ... See full synopsis »
1. Think of a wacky and innovative new idea for a sitcom based in Victorian England. 2. Knock together 6 half hour long scripts containing witty dialogue which can instigate genuine reactions of laughter from an audience. 3. Assemble a cast of experienced successful comedians and comedy actors and some new faces. 4. Hand them scripts and ask them to act out the scenes in full costume.
Sounds like a perfect plan.
Until you watch the show and realise that the Emperor has no clothes.
Will it improve and become more coherent as the episodes accumulate? One can only hope so.
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