And this is why A.A. Gill is on my blogroll. Rarely have I read so much sense so early in the week.
'Speaking of nation dubbing truth unto nation, I returned to Little Britain USA. I should begin by admitting I’ve never been much of a Little Britain fan. The characters are unengaging and uninteresting, the situations tortuous, repetitive and predictable, and the performances am-dram and awkward. It is an idea that went straight from the screen to the back of the school bus without ever troubling the grown-ups, and it’s never been within hailing distance of a laugh.'