A successful television presenter has doubts about the direction of his career in the business and decides to quit to start searching for something more meaningful to do with his life.
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Recorded at Vicar Street, Dublin on May 22nd 2010, Do Nothing Live is Simon Amstell's debut stand up DVD.

Director: Michael Matheson
Stars: Simon Amstell
Simon Amstell: Numb (TV Special 2012)
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Recorded live at the BBC, following an international tour, including a seven week residency in New York City, Amstell returned to London for this final performance.

Director: Tim Kirkby
Stars: Simon Amstell
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Director: Simon Amstell
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Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996–2015)
Comedy | Game-Show | Music
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Music-based comedy quiz show.

Stars: Phill Jupitus, Mark Lamarr, Bill Bailey
Big Train (1998–2002)
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A British sketch comedy show where people in ordinary situations suddenly find themselves in absurd situations.

Stars: Kevin Eldon, Mark Heap, Simon Pegg
The Armando Iannucci Shows (TV Series 2001)
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Observations of society and life by Armando Iannucci in comedy sketches and narration.

Stars: Armando Iannucci, Hugh Cecil, Karen Ascoe
Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (TV Series 2009)
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Stars: Stewart Lee, Christopher Morris, Paul Putner
Rev. (2010–2014)
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The misadventures of an Anglican vicar, his wife, and a small but odd group of parishioners in London.

Stars: Tom Hollander, Olivia Colman, Steve Evets
Hunderby (TV Series 2012)
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Set in the 1830s, this black comedy centers on a woman who is washed ashore after her ship is wrecked off the English coast.

Stars: Julia Davis, Alexandra Roach, Alex Macqueen
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Brilliant show - just keeps getting better
18 August 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a truly brilliant piece of writing and an excellent example of British comedy. The brilliance lies in the interactions within Simon's family, which are probably familiar scenario's and characters to all of us. The Clive character is just awful and is so wonderful to watch.It's a very self-aware and post-modern piece of TV that seems to meld real life (Amstel having left Buzzcocks) with a fictional family - you do tend to wonder what Amstel's real family is like and how much of this might be based on true events? There are obvious comparisons with The Royal Family and perhaps The Office but I don't think these bear more than a superficial resemblance. I am very much looking forward to the next four episodes to see where this all leads!


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