Tuesday 1st May 2018
A look back on The Inbetweeners, 10 years on. The show started out on E4 with very modest audiences, but it soon grew into one of the biggest sitcom hits of the decade, and then spawned two of the most successful British comedy movies of all time too.
The Friday Night Dinner star started as a sketch performer and stand-up while at Cambridge University - where he was runner-up in the Chortle Student Comedy Award - before being propelled to fame in The Inbetweeners.Chortle, 20th August 2020
The first-time director spins a bittersweet tale of family strife, starring Earl Cave in a breakout role.Nick Levine, NME, 8th June 2020
Actor Simon Bird makes his directorial debut with a well-fashioned but familiar comedy.Emma Simmonds, The List, 8th June 2020
Minor-key and understated to a fault, Days of the Bagnold Summer is an accomplished directorial debut for Bird.Tom Beasley, Flickering Myth, 7th June 2020
If, like me, you are a huge appreciator of comic books and the music of Belle and Sebastian then Simon Bird's directorial debut is an easy sell.Rich Johnson, The Digital Fix, 5th June 2020
A charmingly relatable take on our cancelled summer holidays.Tim Robey, The Telegraph, 4th June 2020