Guardian on 'Great Expectations'

Carl Remick carlremick at
Mon Aug 7 06:57:44 PDT 2000

>From today's Guardian newspaper (UK):
>Time to stop taking the bit-player role
>Larry Elliott
>Monday August 7, 2000
>When the best that last night's TV can manage is the umpteenth re-run of
>Fawlty Towers and David Bowie is still the headline act at Glastonbury,
>it is hard to take some of the claims made for the [UK] cultural industries

This is far too modest. What about the sui generis recent TV series "League of Gentlemen"? I'm still not sure what to make of this show but, for sure, it's creative and not derivative of any U.S. programming.

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