Fun Friday #2: Nighty Night

Second in a new series, looking at my favourite comedy shows.

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image: BBC

This week: Nighty Night

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Nighty Night originally aired in 2004 on BBC Three before moving to BBC Two, and only lasted for two series.

This is probably my most favourite comedy show EVER.

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It reflects my love of dark comedy (and believe me, Nighty Night is one of the darkest things you’ll ever watch).

I really admire and respect Julia Davis, who not only wrote the script, but also stars in it as the lead character Jill Tyrell, a narcissistic sociopath, who tries to seduce her married neighbour, no matter the cost…even convincing her husband that he’s dying of cancer… see, I told you it was dark.

Julia Davis is fantastic, but equally as good in this is her co-star, Ruth Jones, who plays Jill’s hapless salon assistant, Linda. Here’s a clip to give you a taste.

 

 

 

7 comments

  1. Love this. I reckon we have watched each episode at least ten times. So much so there is not a day goes by when we don’t find a situation to use a quote from one of the episodes. You should join the Nighty Night appreciation group on Facebook. So funny!

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