A Chip in the Sugar - New Talking Heads

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A Chip in the Sugar - New Talking Heads

Postby Samoan » 19 Jul 2020, 12:30

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talking_Heads_(series)

Very enjoyable BBC TV remake of Bennett's classic monologues with 2 new stories added although "An Ordinary Woman" played by the the magnificent Sarah Lancashire gradually made me acutely uncomfortable.

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"The Outside Dog" was good but different as I don't think anyone could surpass Julie Walters in the 1998 original. I remember watching it for the first time as it slowly dawned on me what the story was about.

I think far and away the best remake is "A Chip in the Sugar" (played by Bennett himself in '98) with Martin Freeman.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p08ftnym/alan-bennetts-talking-heads-series-1-6-a-chip-in-the-sugar
Nonsense to the aggressiveness, I've seen more aggression on the my little pony message board......I mean I was told.