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Clangers which have aired on live TV.

: Sweet Home Alabama

Romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon as a designer, who has just become engaged, but fails to tell her husband-to-be that she is married. Review page 46.


[Actor]: Reese Witherspoon

: Gavin and Stacey

New series 1/6. Comedy about the romance of a young couple with differing cultures and backgrounds.
9.30 2/6. New. Gavin drives all the way to Barry Island to make amends after their first lovers' tiff.
Funny beyond their years: page 59

9.00pm, 9.30pm BBC3 Here's a rare thing: a comedy aimed at 20- to 30-year-olds that isn't inept, insulting and out of touch. It's the story of a long-distance relationship, complicated by the lovers' ditsiness and their weird families and friends.
The starry supporting cast (Alison Steadman, Rob Brydon, Ruth Jones, James Corden) provide the vulgar belly laughs, all as larger-than-life loons who never tip over into caricature, thanks to Jones and Corden's earthy, affectionate script. Meanwhile, the fantasy romance is gentle and fluffy without being cheesy.
This'll be a hit. (Jack Seale)

Funny beyond their years: p59

Blog post that mentions this programme:

BBC Three leaves the airwaves 16 February 2016

: My Big Breasts and Me

Looking at the lives of young women with large breasts.

: Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps

7/14; series five. Janet and Jonny miss their wedding.
11.30 8/14. Gaz reacts to Donna leaving by binge eating.

: Gavin and Stacey


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