The third series of
Detectorists starts Wednesday 8th November on BBC Four. Here are Sophie's thoughts on the opening episode... Sophie Davies, The Velvet Onion, 7th November 2017
An unlikely twosome takes to the road promising to tackle important themes such as adequate sleeping arrangements and pet elephants.
Brian Donaldson, The List, 23rd May 2017
They are both marginalised characters on the edge of society - either from bored self-destruction, or simply by being old and forgotten. So when Angelos Epithemiou and 82-year-old Barry From Watford team up for a podcast a couple of years back, it made perfect sense.
Steve Bennett, Chortle, 9th February 2017
This stage spin-off of a podcast offers plenty to relish once you've tuned into its wavelength.
Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard, 9th February 2017
The comic alter egos of
Dan Renton Skinner and Alex Lowe claim to be the New Power Generation come to save us in a thin but skilfully written show. Brian Logan, The Guardian, 8th February 2017
Big Field news: BBC Three is collaborating with the creators of Big Field, a YouTube series which 'recycles' audio and props, to make new episodes of the show. British Comedy Guide, 9th June 2016
You may not know who
Alex Lowe is but you really should. He is the man behind Barry from Watford, the eccentric, elderly gent and scourge of radio phone-in shows. Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 18th April 2016