Comedy Clicks – This Week – Pulling

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 won at the British Comedy Awards in 2008 and 2009 – Pulling 

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About the Show

Summary of Plot

Donna has a drunken revelation on her hen night and decides that she has been missing out on the single life. – IMDb

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

3 Seasons

 

Characters:

Sharon Horgan – Donna
Tanya Franks – Karen
Rebekah Station – Louise
Cavan Clerkin – Karl

 

 

Trivia

  • Reese Witherspoon hired Sharon Horgan as a screenwriter for a feature film after she saw this series.
  • There’s been three attempts at an American remake.
  • Produced by Silver River Productions and broadcast on BBC Three.
  • Pulling was the last comedy show developed by Harry Thompson before his death.
  • In 2007, the series was BAFTA nominated for Best Situation Comedy while Horgan won a British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Entertainment Actress in 2008. In the same year, it was announced that Pulling had been cancelled by BBC Three

 

Clips

A Quiet Night

 

Drunk and Single

 

Dinner Party with the Boss

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