Cockroaches (2015– )
Jack Whitehall is creating quite the comedy following in the UK with his witty TV shows and comedy specials. As well as the hugely popular Cockroaches, Psychobitches and the chat show Backchat, Whitehall played the role of Alfie Wickers in Bad Education, a property that will make its way to the big screen in 2015. The Bad Education Movie will be released in cinemas on 21st August 2015 (UK), in a spot usually reserved for similar prime British comedy.
Films like The Inbetweeners Movie and its sequel have been released in the same slot over the past few years, and The Bad Education Movie looks like it will deliver similar comedic high-jinks as the class hit the road for a trip to Cornwall.
The Bad Education Movie trailer
In 2015, it seems that few things are quite as beloved by TV execs as the apocalypse. From relentlessly grim fare such as zombie saga The Walking Dead and post-Rapture drama The Leftovers, to more knockabout stuff like ITV2’s Cockroaches (think The Road, but with the added misery of having to spend the end of days with Jack Whitehall) and Fox’s forthcoming Will Forte comedy The Last Man On Earth, you can scarcely move for charcoal-grey skies and burning piles of rubbish. And that’s without factoring in the real-world gloom over on the news channels.
It’s oddly refreshing, then, to come upon a show where the end of the world isn’t actually upon us. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a new Netflix sitcom, opens with its titular character,
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