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Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul 

Sketches on the themes of class and gender, with the occasional spoof thrown in.
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Harry Enfield ...  Various Characters 25 episodes, 2007-2014
Paul Whitehouse ...  Various Characters 25 episodes, 2007-2014
Sophie Winkleman ...  Various roles / ... 18 episodes, 2007-2012
Laura Solon Laura Solon ...  Various / ... 12 episodes, 2007-2012
Alice Lowe ...  Various / ... 13 episodes, 2008-2012
Catherine Shepherd ...  Various Characters / ... 12 episodes, 2007-2014
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Sketches on the themes of class and gender, with the occasional spoof thrown in.

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Amiable, distracting enough series for those who like sketch shows
8 October 2008 | by davideo-2See all my reviews

STAR RATING: ***** Saturday Night **** Friday Night *** Friday Morning ** Sunday Night * Monday Morning

It would appear the British public like nothing better on their Friday and Saturday nights than to stay in and have a good chuckle. The comedy sketch show is certainly a popular trend for this, coming ten a penny nowadays from any duo with the kudos to pull it off. But in Harry & Paul, we have two old timers, who came before a lot of the more modern ones with Enfield's Harry Enfield and Chums and Whitehouse's The Fast Show. But as the years have passed, the boundaries have been crossed more and more and gloriously non PC humour is now the trend. It has now emerged that the Phillipino government is in uproar over a skit involving a Phillipino maid and is, amongst other things, starting a petition to have the show makers apologize. It's also emerged that Enfield wanted to play a paedophile priest and a Muslim hoodie but was refused, so like many comedy performers nowadays, he's willing to be outrageous to get the attention.

There's nothing in this that's made me really laugh out loud, but it's amiable and distracting enough, and not afraid to cross the line when the skit requires it. ***


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