Safe Punk: The Rise and Rise of Fawlty Towers

(A sample documentary proposal, written c.2005 as a teaching resource for Media Studies.) In 1975, the British comedy scene was thriving, but a sense of complacency was beginning to take hold. TV comedy successes spawned this, that and the other sequels and spin-offs, comedy stars were household names, and it seemed you couldn’t go to …

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