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Inside No 9 (Psychoville writers' new show)

admars (Elite) posted this on Sunday, 16th February 2014, 16:04

Only watched ep 1 so far, but it was excellent, very well written, and acted.

it's a black comedy/drama rather than "just" a black comedy, and they've got a really good cast lined up for the series. It was interesting because in the 1st ep, the cast were all known as comedy actors, but apart from 2 people, it was acted very seriously.

Each episode is a 1 off story, so doesn't matter if you miss any.



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alfie noakes (Elite) posted this on Sunday, 16th February 2014, 16:24

Yeah, it's very good.

Actually thought the first ep was decent but the second head and shoulders better.

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admars (Elite) posted this on Sunday, 16th February 2014, 21:46

wow, watched the 2nd one tonight, completely different to the first, since this was more like a traditional farce, so much funnier, but still dark :)

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admars (Elite) posted this on Monday, 24th February 2014, 20:35

brilliant again last week.
SPOILER:

they caught me out a treat with their double bluff, I was thinking, how disapointing it was that the tramp was his "imaginary friend", could see that coming a mile off, to be pleasently surprised when the teacher turns up :)


RE: Inside No 9 (Psychoville writers' new show)

admars (Elite) posted this on Friday, 14th March 2014, 21:42

wow, been a really good series, then last night's (last one) was amazing.

each week's story very different, and last night's was like a feature length horror film, in 30 mins, but it didn't feel rushed. Shows what talented writers they, as often in things like Dr Who, we've noticed the 2 parters are good, but the regular episodes seem rushed, like they cram too much in, but this show has worked really well every week.

The direction, music, set design, costume were all really good last night's, maybe they had a budget for the series, so scimped where they could each episode to go all out for the finale :)

anyway, WWAW.

ooh, just found this from this from
Psychoville's facebook page, special interactive 7th episode!

http://www.insideno9extra.co.uk/


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alfie noakes (Elite) posted this on Monday, 17th March 2014, 10:02

The last episode had a touch of the "Carry On Screamings" about it (deliberately I think). 

SPOILER:
but I thought there would be more of a twist; I was waiting for the first girl to be the 'real' demon but she really was just the victim.

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admars (Elite) posted this on Thursday, 19th March 2015, 22:29

series 2 starts Thursday 26th, 22:00 BBC2, looking at the TV guide, there's a good variety of scenarios and actors again :)

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r8sso (Elite) posted this on Thursday, 19th March 2015, 23:06

I'm going to give this a watch tomorrow; been looking for something new!

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admars (Elite) posted this on Saturday, 4th April 2015, 20:57

Ep 1 was v good, farce and black comedy in one, enjoyed it a lot :)

Ep 2 completely different, not particularly funny ( it wasn't meant to be) but very gripping and extremely well written, directed and acted.

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admars (Elite) posted this on Friday, 26th June 2015, 12:01

only just got round to finishing this (we get behind on TV a lot these days), watched episodes 5 and 6 last couple of nights, had fogtton how good it is.

again, they keep you guessing until the end what's going to happen, and when it's not being funny, it's very gripping

As I've said before, they're clearly very talented writers, and have a good team with them bringing the best out of the different actors involved, there's a lot fo attention to detail, and I think with repeated viewing there's probably a lot of hidden gems to find :)

Hopefuly it gets a 3rd series, all killer, no filler :)


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