Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that is a spoof documentary that started in 2016 on Channel 5 – Borderline

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Trailer

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Retro-scripted, spoof documentary series following the work of UK Border Force staff at the fictional Northend Airport. Narrated by Ralf Little. –IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 seasons

Characters:

David Avery – Tariq

Jackie Clune – Proctor

David Elms – Clive

Liz Kingsman – Andy

Ralf Little – Narrator

Jamie Michie – Grant

 

Trivia

  • The series is “Retro-Scripted” in which the script is not pre-written and then acted out but instead a plot outline guides the cast as they improvise dialogue and actions in scenes
  • As of December 2016, the series is available on Netflix in select regions
  • First Series was filmed at Coventry Airport in March/April 2016.

 

Classic Clips

 

Mo

 

Andy

 

Clive