Comedy

Comedy Clicks – This Week – Getting On

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 based on Jo Brand’s personal experience as a mental health nurse. – Getting On 

 

 

About the Show

 

Summary of Plot

Darkly comic drama series about life on an NHS geriatric ward. – iMDB

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

3 Seasons

 

Characters:

Jo Brand – Nurse Kim Wilde
Vicki Pepperdine – Dr Pippa Moore
Joanna Scanlan – Sister Den Flixter
Ricky Grover – Matron Hilary Loftus

Trivia

  • Based on Jo Brand’s personal experience as a mental health nurse.
  • Series 1 and 2 were directed by Peter Capaldi
  • It was shot in the closed Plaistow Hospital
  • The show has received very high praise from television critics

 

Clips

Lost Stool Sample

 

The Bed

 

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