Clarkson and Crouch (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Clarkson and Crouch

More clever than funny

Two jolly men perform a piece about Albion Avenue, the ‘most broken street in broken Britain’. With ‘Ghost Town’ playing during each post-scene blackout, serious points might be being made here but they’re lost in sketches in which Byron and Shelley seek a life beyond roadsweeping and one-eyed aliens who converse entirely in classic advertising slogans. More clever than funny.

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Clarkson and Crouch: Neighbourhood Watch

  • 3 stars

As 'Broken Britain' crumbles, join Messrs Clarkson and Crouch as they once again denounce the horrors of modern life no one else will admit to. Concerned that aliens have infiltrated the government? Sick of wishy-washy liberals telling you werewolf marriage is okay? Wonder who - or what - your kids are chatting to on…

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