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.

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Philomena Cunk to return in BBC special Cunk's Quest For Meaning

BBC Two will broadcast Cunk's Quest For Meaning, a one-off 75 minute special in which Diane Morgan will reprise her role as Philomena Cunk to try and discover the meaning of life.

British Comedy Guide, 5th February 2024

Taskmaster wins at Televisual Bulldog Awards 2023

TV trade magazine Televisual has handed out its annual awards, with Taskmaster, Motherland and Cunk On Earth recognised in the Comedy category.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd November 2023

Being quirky helped comedian Diane Morgan land 'Cunk On Earth'

The English actress on her early struggles, her Netflix success and why she only watches Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Marc Myers, The Wall Street Journal, 21st March 2023

RTS award nominations revealed

Shortlists for the 2023 RTS Programme Awards have been announced, with Am I Being Unreasonable? picking up four nominations.

British Comedy Guide, 7th March 2023

10 underrated British comedy series you need to see

We've gathered some underrated British comedy series that you need to see.

Simon Bland, Slashfilm, 13th January 2023

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2022 shortlist

The 60 TV and radio programmes shortlisted across the 10 categories in the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2022 have been revealed. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 9th January 2023

I Talk Telly Awards nominations revealed

Nominations have been announced for the 2022 awards of television news and blog site I Talk Telly.

British Comedy Guide, 13th November 2022

Diane Morgan: 'People don't get funny until they're over 40'

The Motherland scene-stealer and the brutal wit behind Philomena Cunk on how she swapped the factory floor for comedy stardom.

Gavanndra Hodge, The Times, 9th October 2022

Cunk On Earth review

In this history of human civilisation, there's a delightful cleverness about some of her idiocies. She described Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs as the earliest emojis and pointed out how incompetent humans have become, thanks to evolution.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 21st September 2022

Cunk On Earth review

In the past couple of weeks, there has been no shortage of serious people on television screens, speaking with solemnity and great authority about any number of 'facts' they cannot possibly know - hoping their confidence will hide the ignorance behind their conjecture. So the scene is set for the return of the quintessential idiot with an undeserved platform, Philomena Cunk.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 20th September 2022

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