Comedy, like almost everything else in the world, goes through different phases. Inspired by the success of Curb Your Enthusiasm, there's been an increasing number of improvised comedies being produced or in the pipeline. But after distinctly mixed reviews for Jeff Garlin's Dealin' with Idiots and Christopher Guests Family Tree, is this a sustainable format?
British comedy seems to be at an all time high in popularity across the pond, with shows like The Office, Shameless. However, Brits are known for their rather sarcastic sense of humour and anyone who has visited the US will know that it can be taken the wrong way. So why is it that British comedy is so popular in the US?
Look Back In Anger is a timely reminder that although we may feel overwhelmed by a surge of constant information and that a natural apathy seems to dominate the Noughties generation, now is a righteous time to feel angry and that Jimmy Porters' attacks still feel as fresh and relevant today as they did in 1956.