As part of 90s comedy week, we ask: could the Remain campaign have done with some help from Edina Monsoon?Lizzie Palmer, The New Statesman, 9th August 2017
Jennifer Saunders has revealed that the award-winning show won't ever enjoy a TV reunion because the modern world is hyper-sensitive and unable to enjoy humour without being mock-offended.
Speaking to the Press Association, Saunders said: "People are so politically correct now; we couldn't get away with anything. You can't even get away to be a politically incorrect character, because that is seen as being politically incorrect. Everyone's down on everyone for everything."James Draper, The Mirror, 26th February 2017
A survey of comedians has revealed that Fawlty Towers is their favourite sitcom, and Alan Partridge meeting his superfan is their favourite scene. "Don't tell him Pike" was picked as the favourite one-liner.British Comedy Guide, 4th January 2017
Following on from the last post about idiots in sitcoms, and some ensuing twittering, perhaps it's only fair we pay tribute to the best of British sitcom idiots. Lots of candidates, for sure, but here are, for my money, the most dimwitted of nincompoops who should be recognised for outstanding services to idiocy.James Cary, Sitcom Geek, 31st August 2016
Absolutely Fabulous is one of Britain's best-loved comedies, made wonderful by the fabulous characters of Patsy Stone and Eddie Monsoon. Here are some little known facts that all superfans should know.Readers Digest, 30th June 2016