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Cult British TV comedy : from Reeves and Mortimer to Psychoville

Author: Leon Hunt
Publisher: Manchester, UK ; New York, NY : Manchester University Press, [2015?] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the first sustained critical analysis of Cult British TV comedy from 1990 to the present day. The book examines 'post-alternative' comedy as both 'cult' and 'quality' TV, aimed mostly at  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leon Hunt
ISBN: 9781526102355 1526102358
OCLC Number: 1233305644
Notes: Originally publishedin print: 2013.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 258 pages)
Contents: From alternative to cult : mapping post-alternative comedy --
Britain's top light entertainer and singer : Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer and the cultification of light entertainment --
'Careful now' : Graham Linehan : a case study in post-alternative sitcom --
Patchy in places : developments in post-alternative sketch comedy --
Community and intimacy : from laugh track to commentary track --
The 'Zooniverse' and other (furnished) comic worlds --
Are you sitting uncomfortably? : from 'cringe' to 'dark' comedy --
Near the knuckle? It nearly took my arm off! : British comedy and the 'new offensiveness'.
Other Titles: Cult British television comedy
Responsibility: Leon Hunt.

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