Six Relatively Obscure British Comedies You May Have Missed

To any comedy nerd with a knowledge of bittorrents or a region free DVD player, the following British shows aren’t necessarily obscure. But they are obscurish. Most people don’t know about them and no one has tried to fashion an American re-make for all the supposed knuckle-draggers who can’t parse slight accents or understand slang from context. And no one’s really touched them for good reason. They are, for the most part, surreal, sad, abrasive and absurd to the point of severe comedic dissonance – the feeling you get in your head from watching psychedelic fast-paced nonsense like Stella or Xavier: Renegade Angel. These shows are great and some [...]