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TV Review: ‘Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back’ Gives Flair to

The second series of Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back returns to deliver consumer justice and expose corporate wrongdoing. Channel 4’s comedic answer to Watchdog stars Joe Lycett, a comedian famed for sketches about scams and customer service. These stand-up routines instigated a new career in consumer journalism, presenting a show about uncovering business blunders and […]Read More

TV Review: ‘Feel Good’ Does Exactly What It Says On

Mae Martin’s touchingly humane rom-com, Feel Good, paints an intimate picture of modern love and addiction.  Having made her start in stand-up comedy as a teenager, Feel Good is Mae Martin’s first venture into screenwriting. The show follows a character called Mae, loosely based on Martin, as she charts her course through the peaks and […]Read More

Celebrating Thirty Years of ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’

 In 1988, Channel 4 commissioned a radio adaptation of the improvisation show Whose Line Is It Anyway. From then, magic was made, with comedians from both the UK and US establishing themselves with quick wit and whip-smart retorts. As the pilot episode celebrates its thirtieth anniversary, Sam Lambeth reflects on the show’s genius.Read More

TV Review: The End of the F***ing World

The newest (and potentially the first?), gritty, dark humoured, teenage coming of age show to grace Netflix, The End of the F***ing World explores the lives of James, a 17-year-old who believes he’s a psychopath, and Alyssa, a rule-breaking, dominating classmate who sees James as a way to escape a rocky home life. Set in […]Read More

TV News: Mitchell and Webb Reunite For New Sitcom

Peep Show fans rejoice: while the antics of Mark and Jeremy may be over, David Mitchell and Robert Webb have announced they will be reuniting once more for a new Channel 4 sitcom called Back, revolving around a dysfunctional family running a pub. Mitchell is set to play Stephen, who inherits the family business after the death […]Read More

The Gogglebox Phenomenon

Gogglebox has been back on our screens for a few weeks now, and with the start of the show’s sixth season, The Indiependent thought it fitting to explore what exactly it is that makes the Channel 4 show so enjoyable and interesting to watch. For those unfamiliar with the format, watching Gogglebox essentially means sitting […]Read More