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Old 04-15-2016, 03:27 PM
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"The Windsors" (2016-present) - Channel 4 Parody Series on the British Royals

Channel 4's The Windsors shows the Royal Family as you've NEVER seen them before | Daily Mail Online
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Old 04-15-2016, 03:34 PM
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I heard about this a few months ago and its a spoof comedy show poking fun at the Royal Family.
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The Windsors was rude, crude and a real blast of punk comedy
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This scabrous takedown of the Royal family was not one encumbered by subtlety. It stuck every member in the stocks and threw rotten fruit at them for an hour. Each and every actor hammed it up as if it was one big panto. Prince Charles, played by Harry Enfield, was portrayed as stupid and slow; Wills (W1A’s Hugh Skinner) was stupid and deluded; Harry (Richard Goulding) was just really, really stupid.
I have one word for this show: Garbage!
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Old 05-06-2016, 08:24 PM
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I didn't watch the trailer but judging from the description of the show posted, it reminds me a lot of a series we had going here in the States called "The Royals".

It was a totally fictional British royal family and there were allusions to the real life House of Windsor but after the first season, it kind of got too stupid to watch as it focused mostly on sex, drugs and internal backstabbing and even murder.

Shows like this don't really last too long.
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The trailer alone is painful to look at!
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Old 05-07-2016, 09:17 AM
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The Windsors review – Harry Enfield demolishes the monarchy | Television & radio | The Guardian
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Old 05-07-2016, 09:30 AM
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I'm afraid some people will find some kind of truth in this bunch of crap.
The BRF should sue (if only ...).
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I loved it. Absolutely hilarious.
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Old 05-07-2016, 10:58 AM
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Was that suppose to be funny?

Bad acting.
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Old 05-07-2016, 04:25 PM
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I think it's meant to be one of those shows that's so bad it's good.
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Old 05-07-2016, 06:12 PM
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laughed my head off at the trailer, reminds me of "Spitting Image" back in the day :) I think some may worry they're hitting a bit close to the mark in the depiction of some of them :)
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Old 05-07-2016, 08:19 PM
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If the royals actually carried on like that in real life, the media would love it. It would make the royals more interesting in their eyes.
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laughed my head off at the trailer, reminds me of "Spitting Image" back in the day :) I think some may worry they're hitting a bit close to the mark in the depiction of some of them :)
That's because you're a big fan/admirer (your words) of Diana, and that you don't like Charles/Camilla.
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laughed my head off at the trailer, reminds me of "Spitting Image" back in the day :) I think some may worry they're hitting a bit close to the mark in the depiction of some of them :)
Wishful thinking....
As i said, some people will take that show literally. See above.
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A friend wanted me to watch the series with them, so I had to watch the first two episodes and well, I don't want to continue watching the series. The acting seems forced to me, and I don't like the republican feel the show gives off. Camilla isn't one of my favourite members of the RF, but I think her portrayal in this show is incredibly unfair (she's almost portrayed like an evil queen who wants to destroy the Duchess of Cambridge); as well as Edward's. This isn't something that I'd recommend and I just hope the RF haven't been watching!
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I haven't seen it yet as I'm waiting for the DVD to come out. I have a feeling that I am going to enjoy it.

I came across this interview with Hugh Skinner who plays William.

Interview withThe Windsors' Hugh Skinner - Channel 4 - Info - Press
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Has anyone been watching this British comedy show, The Windsors, on Channel 4?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbi...-the-windsors/

Actor, Kathryn Drysdale, has joined the series in the role of Meghan Markle.
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Has anyone been watching this British comedy show, The Windsors, on Channel 4?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbi...-the-windsors/

Actor, Kathryn Drysdale, has joined the series in the role of Meghan Markle.
I have one word for this show: Garbage.
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I actually find this show hilarious. Broad, dumb, and completely unrealistic, but so funny. It's basically the tabloid depiction of each member of the family boiled down to its essence (and shows pretty clearly how stupid those tabloid depictions really are by stringing them out).

Their Princess Anne...I've decided she's a Wallace and Grommit character come to life.
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Actually I think its quite funny. I didn't think I was going to and thought is was trash TV and it is in someways but I actually think its clever than it appears. It does make fun of the royals but more so it makes fun of how the Royals are shown very 1-dimensionally in the media.
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