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
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
David Avery – Tariq
Jackie Clune – Proctor
David Elms – Clive
Liz Kingsman – Andy
Ralf Little – Narrator
Jamie Michie – Grant
- 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.