Cunk On.... Philomena Cunk (Diane Morgan). Copyright: House Of Tomorrow
Cunk On...

Cunk On...

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Two
  • 2016 - 2022
  • 18 episodes (2 series)

Spin-off from Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe featuring Diane Morgan as Philomena Cunk.

Cunk On.... Philomena Cunk (Diane Morgan). Copyright: House Of Tomorrow

Key details

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2016 - 2022
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
18 (2 series), plus 1 Comic Relief special
Star
Diane Morgan
Writers
Charlie Brooker, Jason Hazeley, Joel Morris, Ben Caudell, Eli Goldstone, Michael Odewale, Tom Baker, Diane Morgan and Sam Ward
Directors
Christian Watt and Lorry Powles
Producers
Alison Marlow, Sam Ward, Matt Hulme, Tom Baker, Helen Carrie, Rebecca Robinson, Annabel Jones, Alex Moody and more
Companies

Philomena Cunk (from Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe) knows absolutely nothing about anything, but that won't stop her attempting to present a ground-breaking documentary about it.

In the first special, she looks at William Shakespeare. Philomena said: "A bit like the tooth fairy, nobody's actually seen Shakespeare, and nobody knows if he's real or just made up for kids. So I'll be talking to some expert people to try and find out more about him and his films."

In the second special, Philomena looks at Christmas. On her festive mission she aims to track down the true meaning of Christmas, and find out "exactly what it is he wants".

Throughout the series, Cunk On Britain, she examines the history of Great Britain and how we got to where we are today.

2022 series Cunk On Earth sees her telling the entire story of Human Civilisation from prehistoric times to the present day, covering all the main bits of History, Science, Culture and Religion.

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Additional details

Also known as
  • Cunk On Earth
  • Cunk & Other Humans On 2019 (2019 specials)
  • Cunk On Britain
  • Cunk On Christmas
  • Cunk On Shakespeare
Production
Location
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 3rd April 2018 at 10pm on BBC Two
Most recent repeats

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