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Tonight With Vladimir Putin

BBC Two chat show hosted by a CGI Putin. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Nathaniel Tapley and Gbemisola Ikumelo.

Press Clippings

How did clunking Putin comedy get made?

Viewers have been quick to pounce on this chat show fronted by a CGI version of the Russian ruler. But is it really as bad as everyone says? Yes, yes it is.

Jack Seale, The Guardian, 24th June 2019

Tonight with Vladimir Putin review

While the premise isn't anything special, if the writing was good it would be serviceable, if somewhat redundant. But it isn't, unfortunately.

Jacob Gibbs, On The Box, 23rd June 2019

BBC comedy portrays Meghan Markle as 'trailer trash'

The BBC is to broadcast a comedy which portrays the Duchess of Sussex as a 'trailer trash' American who threatens to knife the Duchess of Cambridge in a jealous rage.

Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 22nd June 2019

Russian broadcaster hits out at BBC parodying Putin

Russia's government-owned news service RT has denounced a BBC comedy chat show featuring a 3D animation of Vladimir Putin interviewing the likes of Alastair Campbell.

Jim Waterson, The Guardian, 22nd May 2019

BBC Two orders CGI-Putin chat show

BBC Two will pilot a new comedy chat show hosted by a CGI version of Russian President Vladimir Putin, played by comedian Nathaniel Tapley.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd May 2019

BBC to pilot topical late night comedy show

The BBC is to pilot Tonight With..., a topical comedy show in which celebrities will take a 'sideways swipe' at the news.

British Comedy Guide, 15th March 2019