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Drop the dead donkey 2000

Andy Hamilton

Drop the dead donkey 2000

by Andy Hamilton

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Little, Brown, 1994.

StatementAndy Hamilton and AlistairBeaton.
ContributionsBeaton, Alistair.
The Physical Object
Pagination413p. ;
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17853369M
ISBN 100745129420

Drop the Dead Donkey was a s British TV comedy set in the newsroom of Globelink news, recently acquired by megalomaniacal billionaire Sir Royston Merchant. Aside from attacking politicians across the political spectrum, the show centred on the war of egos between newsreaders, the inability of editors to avoid the tabloidisation of their programme and the . Welcome to For over five years, HHAH has been serving horror, scifi and b-movies to the masses. The site is split into three distinct sections; the first is the community forums, next up is the frontpage portal that verifies content and presents news and stats, and finally the scifi forums!

Drop the Dead Donkey is a British television sitcom that first aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom between and It is set in the offices of "GlobeLink News", a fictional TV news company. Recorded close to transmission, it made use of contemporary news events to give the programme a greater sense of realism. Neil Joshua Pearson (born 27 April ) is a British actor, known for his work on television. He was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor for Between the Lines (–94). His other television roles include Drop the Dead Donkey (–98), All the Small Things (), Waterloo Road (–15), and In the Club (–16). His film appearances include all three .

Born in Stockton-on-Tees in Stephen Tompkinson attended the Central School of Speech and Drama. His prolific British television work has included Drop The Dead Donkey (), Ballykissangel () and Wild at Heart (). He appeared in the film Brassed Off in with Peter Postlethwaite, Tara Fitzgerald and Ewan McGregor, getting credited for being one .   STAGE and screen actor Robert Duncan became famous as news boss Gus Hedges in the BAFTA winning comedy series Drop The Dead Donkey (). By Tony Padman PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: , Sat, Oct Author: Tony Padman.


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Drop the dead donkey by Andy Hamilton; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction. Just today I picked up the book Drop the Dead Donkey in a second hand book shop, and it got me thinking about what a brilliant, sharp and witty show this was.

I own some of the DVDs, and although the topical references are dated (though helped by the 'news recap' at the beginning of each episode), I think it still stands up very well. Even though Drop the Dead Donkey was written 20 years ago, it is a tribute to the excellent, analytical satire that many of the jokes in the book could still be used today (especially the foreboding Berlusconi TV).

The characters lifted from the sitcom are spot on, quite simply this a 5/5(5). out of 5 stars Drop the Dead Donkey Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Janu Verified Purchase.

Old hat now but very amusing and, in some instances, not that far from reality. An unexpected (?) ending. Worth a read.

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English [] Etymology []. From the saying that no one ever sees a dead donkey, hence a rarity. This then became a stock example of a slow-news day story, which was popularized by the title of the British sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey. see Wikipedia entry. Noun []. dead donkey (plural dead donkeys). A rarity.

"Drop the Dead Donkey" ran in six series from to The bulk of the humour deals with then-topical British news, so the program doesn't really travel well, or last more than a week (a long time in politics).

Best of all the episodes released on video was the award-winning "The Christmas Party", which had hardly any up-to-date content. Gus employs a new, popular newsreader who manages to irritate all members of staff. However, an increase in ratings that results from her performance, and a bonus pay increase, makes the staff much happier.

This a list of episodes of the satirical British sitcom Drop the Dead Donkey (–). It was created by Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin, with most of the episodes written by colour of each of the tables represents the colour of the series DVD.

The series was set in the newsroom of a news TV station, and hence had to be topical. item 7 Good, Drop the Dead DonkeyAndy Hamilton & Alistair Beaton, Book - Good, Drop the Dead DonkeyAndy Hamilton & Alistair Beaton, Book. £ Free postage. See all About this product. Product Information. It is 31st December For the staff of Globelink News it's an uncertain and terrifying world.

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Drop the Dead Donkey. Home. Episodes. Play. A New Dawn. Series 1 Episode 1. A brave new world beckons for the Globelink News staff when media mogul Sir Roysten Merchant takes over the station. And. Drop the Dead Donkey is a situation comedy that ran on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom from to It was set in the offices of “GlobeLink News”, a fictional TV news company.

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