Comedians: Home Alone
Comedians: Home Alone

Comedians: Home Alone

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Two
  • 2020
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Some of the nation's favourite comics are tasked with entertaining and enlightening the nation in their own unique way.

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Review - Comedians: Home Alone Series 1 Episode 6

I really hope the comedians involved have a little more time to create something funnier, as all too often this wasn't close to the level of quality they're normally associated with.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 7th July 2020

The lockdown sketches continue with appearances from Tim Key, who provides a noirish spoken-word interlude on social distancing, Morgana Robinson's Cheryl Cole on snoozing self-care and the return of Charlie Higson's lascivious Swiss Toni. Plus Tez Ilyas has some absurdist tips on solo exercise.

Ammar Kalia, The Guardian, 15th June 2020

Review - Comedians: Home Alone

I suppose a new generation of TV editors thinks this is how telly must work. They never watched it when they were growing up, of course, because they were glued to their phones.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 2nd June 2020

Review - Comedians: Home Alone

This must have been one of the easiest comedy compilation shows to curate. With the live circuit in its induced coma, so many stand-ups are pumping out online content online that the whole internet is one giant audition room.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 1st June 2020

Comedians: Home Alone review

British comics have united to create this hit-and-miss homemade show, carried by the make-do-and-mend spirit.

Rebecca Nicholson, The Guardian, 1st June 2020

Comedians: Home Alone, review

Brilliant, miniature satires on the way we live now.

Sean O'Grady, The Independent, 1st June 2020

Comedians: Home Alone, BBC2, review

Funny people doing funny stuff is made for the internet.

Gabriel Tate, i Newspaper, 1st June 2020

TV preview - Comedians: Home Alone

Following E4's Remote Comedy From The Paddock the BBC launches with their own self-shot lockdown rapidfire sketch show. And on the basis of the first episodes - not that this is a competition - the BBC has the edge.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 28th May 2020

Bob Mortimer's Train Guy pulls into the BBC

Bob Mortimer's online character Train Guy is coming to the BBC. He is one of the characters in the new lockdown series Comedians: Home Alone, which starts on BBC Two on June 1 at 10.15pm.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 25th May 2020

BBC Two orders Comedians Playing With Themselves

BBC Two is to broadcast a new short-form series called Comedians Playing With Themselves, in which comics are tasked with entertaining the nation from their homes.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd April 2020

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