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The Grumpy Guide To...

BBC Two comedy. 16 episodes (2 series), 2007 - 2011. Stars Jenny Eclair, Kathryn Flett, Justin Moorhouse, Germaine Greer, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Lynn Barber, Nigel Havers and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Design

A grumpy guide to design. Nowadays everything from your cork-screw to your coffee-pot via your handbag and pied-a-terre has to be "designer". It's the law.

Further details

Design. What is that all about? Time was when you bought your T-shirt from Marks and your table from Habitat and that was about it. Nowadays everything from your cork-screw to your coffee-pot via your handbag and pied-a-terre has to be "designer". It's the law. Result - designers and all things designer have taken over the world and if you don't know your Philippe Starck's from your post modernism this is the programme for you. Alternatively, after seeing this you might simply enjoy sneering at all those posh twits all the more.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 9th March 2007
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jenny Eclair Self
Justin Moorhouse Self
Germaine Greer Self
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen Self
Nigel Havers Self
Gerry Robinson (as Sir Gerry Robinson) Self
Jenni Trent Hughes Self
Helen Lederer Self
Oona King Self
Diarmuid Gavin Self
Wayne Hemingway Self
Jim Broadbent Narrator
Guest cast
Stephen Bayley Self
Maxwell Hutchinson Self
Jonathan Meades Self
Production team
Judith Holder Producer
Stuart Prebble Executive Producer
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