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The Catherine Tate Show :: Series One

£3.99

Product description

A self-titled sketch show from the Perrier-nominated comedian. This hilarious series is a menagerie of instantly recognisable characters, from the Hollywood actress with an over-enthusiastic penchant for botox to the screaming housewife who hollers every time her toast jumps from the toaster. Characters from everyday life are parodied to the extreme as the talented actress morphs through ages, accents and wigs. The critics are hailing Tate as the most exciting female comic performer around. Catherine Tate started her comedy doing stand-up routines. She cut her teeth on the front line, getting up in front of live audiences. But she deviates from most other successful comedians by having already studied acting (at the Central School of Speech and Drama), and having worked a year with the Royal Shakespeare Company! This is not just somebody with a brass neck who got lucky - there's a touch of class here, a depth of experience and knowledge which stands out from the pack.
Ms.Tate's ability to act her roles, to present her characters as three dimensional and not simply as delivery vehicles for a cheap gag, is a crucial factor in the quality of her comedy. She is not simply feeding off a funny catchphrase or funny situation, she builds up the character's role and situation, creating tension and expectation, luring you into that situation with hypnotic storytelling. You might know the catchphrase or joke is coming - but you'll have to wait for the twist of that knife!

Item details

Actors:
Catherine Tate
Classification:
15
Condition:
Used
Display format:
16:9
Film studio:
BBC
Genre:
Comedy
Region:
2

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A self-titled sketch show from the Perrier-nominated comedian. This hilarious series is a menagerie of instantly recognisable characters, from the Hollywood actress with an over-enthusiastic penchant for botox to the screaming housewife who hollers every time her toast jumps from the toaster. Characters from everyday life are parodied to the extreme as the talented actress morphs through ages, accents and wigs. The critics are hailing Tate as the most exciting female comic performer around. Catherine Tate started her comedy doing stand-up routines. She cut her teeth on the front line, getting up in front of live audiences. But she deviates from most other successful comedians by having already studied acting (at the Central School of Speech and Drama), and having worked a year with the Royal Shakespeare Company! This is not just somebody with a brass neck who got lucky - there's a touch of class here, a depth of experience and knowledge which stands out from the pack.
Ms.Tate's ability to act her roles, to present her characters as three dimensional and not simply as delivery vehicles for a cheap gag, is a crucial factor in the quality of her comedy. She is not simply feeding off a funny catchphrase or funny situation, she builds up the character's role and situation, creating tension and expectation, luring you into that situation with hypnotic storytelling. You might know the catchphrase or joke is coming - but you'll have to wait for the twist of that knife!

Actors:
Catherine Tate
Classification:
15
Condition:
Used
Display format:
16:9
Film studio:
BBC
Genre:
Comedy
Region:
2

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