Damned

Damned. Image shows from L to R: Rose Denby (Jo Brand), Natalie Moore (Isy Suttie), Nitin (Himesh Patel), Martin Bickerstaff (Kevin Eldon), Denise Donnelly (Georgie Glen), Al Kavanagh (Alan Davies). Copyright: What Larks Productions.

Damned

Comedy set in a social services department. Jo Brand, Alan Davies and Kevin Eldon are amongst the stars

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jillski

  • Wednesday 27th August 2014, 9:16am
  • England
  • 1 posts

Can anyone help please? I'm desperately trying to find a recording/video of a Playhouse Presents (Sky Arts) called Damned. Can anyone help please? Unable to record off the Sky download.

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Chappers

  • Tuesday 27th September 2016, 11:50pm [Edited]
  • Surreyish., England
  • 30,446 posts

So is this the same Damned? No - not my favourite Punk band.

Quite a cast. Good to see Nick Hancock again and I spotted Morwenna.

Halfway through the first half and enjoying it. Really deep and dark and above all funny.

And anything with Aisling in it is always worth a watch.

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Aaron

  • Wednesday 28th September 2016, 3:33pm
  • Royal Berkshire, England
  • 68,366 posts
Quote: Chappers @ 27th September 2016, 11:50 PM

So is this the same Damned?

It is indeed.

Not keen on some of the cast changes from the pilot, but it was still a very enjoyable watch and had some really good laughs. Looking forward to more.

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Chappers

  • Wednesday 28th September 2016, 7:02pm
  • Surreyish., England
  • 30,446 posts

Seems strange that a pilot on Sky moved to Channel 4.

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Aaron

  • Wednesday 28th September 2016, 7:16pm
  • Royal Berkshire, England
  • 68,366 posts
Quote: Chappers @ 28th September 2016, 7:02 PM

Seems strange that a pilot on Sky moved to Channel 4.

It's rare, but it happens. Actually perhaps increasingly so in recent years.

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zooo

  • Wednesday 28th September 2016, 7:52pm
  • United Kingdom
  • 69,187 posts

Channel 4 steals everything!

It's nice to see Tamwar off Eastenders in something else, but I kind of miss Romesh being in it.

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Chappers

  • Wednesday 28th September 2016, 11:18pm
  • Surreyish., England
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Quote: zooo @ 28th September 2016, 7:52 PM

Channel 4 steals everything!

It's nice to see Tamwar off Eastenders in something else, but I kind of miss Romesh being in it.

Better on Channel 4 than Sky as I can't see any of their programmes.

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Lee

  • Tuesday 4th October 2016, 9:33am
  • Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
  • 36,341 posts

I don't think it mixed pathos and comedy very well, not there was much comedy or drama in it anyway! That nurse thing Jo Brand was in awhile back did what this was trying to do a lot better.

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TheBlueNun

  • Wednesday 5th October 2016, 6:50pm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2,537 posts

I enjoyed it too and would echo the points other posters have made: funny, poignant and humour at its blackest. I missed the original Sky show, more's the pity, so haven't really been aware of the cast changes.

Oh, how I miss my former career in the public sector. Not.

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Sitcomfan64

  • Wednesday 2nd November 2016, 12:21am
  • England
  • 567 posts

Really really enjoying this series, first sitcom I've made a point of watching weekly for a long time. Hope it gets a series 2.

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Aaron

  • Wednesday 2nd November 2016, 12:34am
  • Royal Berkshire, England
  • 68,366 posts

An enjoyable series with some big laughs. Glad they made it.

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Hercules Grytpype Thynne

  • Thursday 3rd November 2016, 8:59am [Edited]
  • England
  • 16,223 posts

Great one to finish on and good to see Morwenna make an (all too brief) appearance again.

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Sitcomfan64

  • Wednesday 14th February 2018, 10:38pm
  • England
  • 567 posts

Anybody else catch the first episode of series 2? In my opinion, best comedy currently on the telly, love the character interactions but it manages to weave a serious storyline around it. Many more series please!

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Aaron

  • Wednesday 14th February 2018, 10:42pm
  • Royal Berkshire, England
  • 68,366 posts

Yeah, really enjoyed it again. :)