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High Street Rubbery

It’s not too often I get enthusiastic about anything.

We are, after all, merely transient beings, destined to turn to dust after varying periods of painful individual decline and a brief collective spell on planet earth, spent screwing it up for as many other species as possible.

However, when it comes to the brilliant PhoneShop, I make an exception. And here’s why…

After a hugely successful pilot as part of Channel 4′s Comedy Showcase season, this razorsharp sitcom about a high street phoneshop begins its full series premiere on E4 next Thursday.

And it gets better – you don’t need to wait until then! You can watch the opening episode right here, right now on 4oD.

PhoneShop features a superb ensemble cast that includes Martin Trenaman as Lance, the shop manager. Martin also stars in another sitcom from 4 that’s doing rather well – the multi award-winning Inbetweeners.

And in a further example of Connect 4, the new series of PhoneShop features cameo support from Channel 4 and E4′s slipperiest customer, the upwardly mobile Kayvan Novak.

Who’s he? Well, you might not recognise the name but you’ll… Actually, you might not recognise the face, either. Here’s a clue, involving four genuine Come Dine with Me contestants and the one and only Terry Tibbs.

Enjoy! Life’s too short not to, remember?


3 Responses to “High Street Rubbery”

  1. At 8:46 pm on September 30, 2010 Jackkie Ahuja wrote:

    This is a wonderful article. The things given are unanimous and needs to be appreciated by everyone.
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  2. At 2:00 pm on October 6, 2010 pj ralston wrote:

    All i can say is i really looked forward to the New Programe PhoneShop and after watch 15 mins of it i decided to stop watching i think its the most was of air time ever!

  3. At 6:58 pm on November 8, 2010 Bradley Hendsbee wrote:

    I’d be inclined to comply with you here. Which is not something I usually do! I love reading a post that will make people think. Also, thanks for allowing me to speak my mind!

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