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Charlie Brooker's Year Wipe

Charlie Brooker's Year Wipe

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Two / BBC Four
  • 2010 - 2019
  • 7 episodes (7 series)

Charlie Brooker turns his inimitably satirical eye to reviewing the whole of the previous 12 months. Also features Al Campbell, Diane Morgan, Doug Stanhope and Adam Curtis.

Press clippings

As this decade has dragged on, Charlie Brooker's satirical end-of-the-year show seems to have had to cram in more and more extraordinary material, his comedy takes increasingly reflected in real life. This compilation is a welcome chance to look back.

Ammar Kalia, The Guardian, 30th December 2019

Charlie Brooker reveals there will be no 2019 Wipe

"I'm too busy," Brooker told The Independent while promoting the fifth season of Black Mirror. "Which is a pity because it's the end of the decade. But there's so much going on and you can't do half measures."

The Independent, 4th June 2019

Has Charlie Brooker ended 'Wipe' for good?

The co-creator of Netflix's hit anthology series was forced to cancel 2017 Wipe, but has not entirely given up on the show.

Kimberley Bond, Radio Times, 1st November 2018

Ali G vs Trump - and other inspired spoof interviews

Fifteen years ago, when Donald Trump was merely a business tycoon and not the most controversial US president since Nixon, he found himself face to face with Sacha Baron Cohen's cult comedy alter-ego: aspiring UK rapper Ali G. Now that Diane Morgan's Philomena Cunk is currently rekindling the trend for spoof interviews, we look back at one of the best.

Mark Butler, i Newspaper, 4th April 2018

25 of Charlie Brooker's most cutting jokes and insults

To make up for the absence of Brooker's 2017 wipe, we've collected some of the comic writer's most cutting and witty jokes.

Finlay Greig, i Newspaper, 8th December 2017

Charlie Brooker too busy to film 2017 Wipe

Charlie Brooker has announced that he's too busy to film his planned end-of-year Wipe show.

British Comedy Guide, 27th November 2017

BBC Two orders Philomena Cunk series

BBC Two has ordered five new episodes of the show starring Diane Morgan as clueless documentary reporter Philomena Cunk. The episodes will be titled Cunk On Britain.

British Comedy Guide, 26th May 2017

BAFTA Awards 2017 - Comedy Winners

The results of the BAFTA Television awards have been announced at a ceremony in London. The comedy-related winners are People Just Do Nothing, Michael McIntyre, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Steve Coogan and Charlie Brooker's Year Wipe. Ab Fab star Joanna Lumley picked up a special award.

British Comedy Guide, 14th May 2017

Comedy nominees for BAFTA TV Awards 2017

Camping, Fleabag, Flowers, People Just Do Nothing, The Last Leg and Taskmaster are amongst the nominees for the 2017 BAFTA TV Awards.

British Comedy Guide, 11th April 2017

Charlie Brooker: "Satire is counter-productive"

In the wake of the rise of Donald Trump, the Weekly Wipe and Black Mirror creator says "satire and mockery have changed nothing".

Thomas Ling, Radio Times, 11th April 2017

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