Monthly Archives: May 2012

Final Reflections

I know this is basically a repeat of what has already been posted, but oh well. I actually wasn’t enrolled in this class until the night before the first class. I had absolutely no desire to watch/learn about/talk about British … Continue reading

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Final Post

I am so happy this class exists. I don’t care if I sound cheesy or whatever in saying it. Before, I had only seen The Office and some Monty Python. I had friends obsessed with Downton Abbey and Doctor Who, but I … Continue reading

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BBC Programming News

A My Family star says the BBC told her they cancelled the sitcom because they had too many middle-class sitcoms (like Outnumbered and Miranda) and needed more working-class ones. And the BBC has announced some new drama commissions; In the … Continue reading

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Final Homework Assignment

Coming into this class, I knew almost nothing about British TV. Now, in response to this final blog post assignment, an initial thought immediately came to mind in terms of programming: British TV is so much more real and more … Continue reading

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UK Student Response

Faye Woods asked a student to talk to some peers about their reactions to British comedy, and here is his response: “I asked around and this seems to be the general consensus as to the British response to Brit comedy: -That it … Continue reading

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Final Homework

Coming into this class, I obviously brought with me a love of a number of British shows, but a lack of context. Other than shows that air on BBC that also air on BBC America, I didn’t really know where … Continue reading

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