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David Mitchell (comedian) - WikipediaBy Michael Deacon. How many sketch shows are still funny, four series in? The Fast Show finished after three — and had in any case stopped being consistently funny after two. So David Mitchell and Robert Webb are doing well. As a duo, they remind me of Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie, not only in their comic personae fogeyish brainbox partnered by cheery doofus but in their style of writing: lots of verbal playfulness and self-referential smartness and spoofs of bad television, and few recurring characters.
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James Walton. Not only did it seem too obvious a way to go; it also felt a bit unfair to compare a deservedly revered programme that ran for 12 years with a single episode that went out on Wednesday. But then I saw that single episode. Mitchell may not play an uptight, well-meaning loser, or Webb a preening, conscience-free charmer. Is he just a chancer or is he much worse than that? Waiting to find out adds an intriguing, almost psychological-thriller element to what already looks like being one of the best new shows of the autumn. Rowling — which reached the end of its first three-part story on Sunday.