BCG Daily Monday 11th January 2021

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TV & Radio: Catch-Up

Staged

Series 2, Episode 3: The actors spot an opportunity to sabotage the show and while David is deflated to discover how people feel about him, Michael is overjoyed to discover how they feel about him. Anna and Georgia consider their options.

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Mark Kermode's Secrets Of Cinema: British Comedy

The critic examines the tropes of British comedies. Mark argues that they win laughs by tapping into the public's abiding national preoccupations, from rooting for the underdog to the subversion of class and manners, as well as the audience's fascination with comedy and crime, and pastiches and parodies that take the big beasts of Hollywood down a peg or two.

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