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Fresh Meat

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CreatorJesse Armstrong & Sam BainProducerJudy CounihanStarring
  • Zawe Ashton
  • Greg McHugh
  • Kimberley Nixon
  • Joe Thomas
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    Production Company Objective Productions Broadcaster Channel 4
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    Fresh Meat
    Reviews


    The most painful comedy about social awkwardness that our gulping, stammering land has yet producedMichael Deacon
    The Telegraph


    Smart, sympathetic and pretty much adorable from the get-go. Lots of laughs, but the use of Waltz #2 by Elliott Smith at the end near breaks your heart. What an openerJulia Raeside
    The Guardian


    Assured and has wonderfully sympathetic charactersJane Simon
    Daily Mirror


    We used to dream throughout the Thatcher years – dream I tell you – of a sitcom as sharp as Fresh Meat to nail our neuroses.Stuart Jefferies
    The Guardian


    Very funny. But what really holds the thing together is an underlying sympathyTom Sutcliffe
    The Independent


    Played it refreshingly straight, with a confident cast led by Inbetweener Joe Thomas staying just the right side of stereotype as cocky Kingsley.


    Metro


    Well-cast, frequently funny and painfully accurateGabriel Tate
    Time Out
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    Sweet at heart, it should be applauded for generally eschewing the puerility, moralising and self-conscious "edge" which usually blights this genrePaul Whitelaw
    The Scotsman
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    Fresh Meat adds drama to the comedy, with well-drawn characters... and a brilliant script... plenty of laughsJoe Clay
    The Times
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    The script is sharp, the lead character Kingsley a sympathetic figure... and the Gap Yah public schoolboy is rather amusing
    Daily Telegraph
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