Television Toast of London C4

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Hi all,

Easing my way into the mains with this one. Performed a search, but saw no mention of this C4 comedy series starring Matt 'Garth Marenghi' 'It Crowd' Berry and co-written with Arthur 'Father Ted' Matthews.

All eps to date, including pilot, are available on 4OD. Show is still running at the moment and I keep telling people about it hoping C4 commission a second series rather than binning it as they did 'Garth Marenghi.'
 

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Recorded them but not watched yet. Love Matt Berry and from the adverts this shows seems a little Garth Merenghi.

Which episode is the first one because they all have different names?
 

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Recorded them but not watched yet. Love Matt Berry and from the adverts this shows seems a little Garth Merenghi.

Which episode is the first one because they all have different names?
If you watch via 4OD then the pilot from last year is the starting point. Otherwise, the first episode should be 'Addictive Personality' followed by 'Afternoon Tea.'

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/toast-of-london/episode-guide
 

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I thought this is an absolute gem among Britain's comedies. Are not more people watching it? It's on Netflix now.
 

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Never watched it personally, despised his character in the IT crowd and thought he ruined a lot of the episodes by simply appearing. Seen him pop up here and there as his character and it's just obnoxious and not funny, all seems about a decade too late and been done before and far better.

He's got a great voice though, I'll give him that. Very distinguishable.
 

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One of my favorite comedies. Arthur Mathews is just as brilliant as Graham Linehan.
 

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Amazing! I binged this show over a day and a half a few years ago.

Glad we're getting more!
 

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Anyone seen this then? First episode was like it hadn’t been away.
 

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Anyone seen this then? First episode was like it hadn’t been away.
It's been brilliant so far, and they appear to have done away with the musical interludes, which were always the weakest part of an episode. I want more of Ray bloody Purchase though.

Loving the cameos too!
 

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What! You mean there was Toast before Tinseltown?! I discovered Tinseltown last week scrolling through iPlayer and thought yeah I could watch Matt Berry. Was a bit difficult getting through the the first episode but then it clicked into place and I love, love, love it.
 

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What! You mean there was Toast before Tinseltown?! I discovered Tinseltown last week scrolling through iPlayer and thought yeah I could watch Matt Berry. Was a bit difficult getting through the the first episode but then it clicked into place and I love, love, love it.
Yes I can hear you Clem Fandango lost on you, for shame
 

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It's been brilliant so far, and they appear to have done away with the musical interludes, which were always the weakest part of an episode. I want more of Ray bloody Purchase though.

Loving the cameos too!
I enjoyed this series, but I have the opposite opinion about the musical bits. I missed them this series.

They managed to pull together a very impressive cast of guest stars for this. I heard Fred Armisen talking about his involvement in this on the Smartless podcast, but I didn't know about the rest.
 

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The first time I watched Toast of London, I thought this was one of the funniest bits:


I didn't realise it was a solution to a rights issue with the original song he sang - Ghost Town, by the Specials. Whoever came up with that idea was inspired!

Here's the original:

 

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It's been brilliant so far, and they appear to have done away with the musical interludes, which were always the weakest part of an episode. I want more of Ray bloody Purchase though.

Loving the cameos too!
Yeah I almost didn’t recognise Rashida Jones.

The brilliant names keep coming too. Charles Bonus :lol: