Look Around You. Image shows from L to R: Olivia Colman, Peter Serafinowicz, Josie D'Arby, Robert Popper. Copyright: Talkback Productions.

Look Around You

BBC Two comedy parodying old educational films. 14 episodes (2 series), 2002 - 2005. Stars Robert Popper, Olivia Colman, Josie D'Arby, Peter Serafinowicz and Nigel Lambert.

Press Clippings

13 modern TV comedies set in the 80s and 90s

Here are thirteen other modern TV comedies set in the recent past...

Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 16th February 2018

Robert Popper looks back on Look Around You

A collection of ten-minute shorts satirising 1980s educational films. Even Look Around You's co-creator Robert Popper admits the concept for the first series of the BBC Two show was a tad niche.

Finlay Greig, i Newspaper, 12th October 2017

Ask the expert: Robert Popper (writer and producer)

I asked Robert a few questions about his past and current projects in order to learn more about his creative processes...

Becca Moody, Moody Comedy, 31st August 2016

Look Around You box set review

How do you shave raspberries? What's a Bakerloo bell jar? How do you make sulphagne? The mysteries of the universe are revealed in these hilarious spoof 'educational modules'

George Bass, The Guardian, 28th January 2016

BFI celebrate 10 years of Look Around You

Peter Serafinowicz and Robert Popper are heading to the BFI in January for a special Q&A session to celebrate the ten years since the comedy science spoof Look Around You hit the screens.

Such Small Portions, 19th December 2011