Apr 13, 2017
When we asked, “Hey, who loves Imelda Staunton?” Alison Carr was waving the hardest and jumping the highest – so she gets to tell everyone why.
Apr 11, 2017
A year after her death, the BBC celebrates Victoria Wood with a six-part series. Alison Carr took a look at part one.
Mar 30, 2017
Playwright – and ace Standard Issue contributor – Alison Carr’s new work Hush premiered this week. She wanted to tell us about it, and we were all ears.
Mar 02, 2017
When Tenko first aired on the BBC in the early 80s, Alison Carr wasn’t even born yet. Hasn’t stopped her watching it shitloads since, though.
Jan 11, 2017
We still can’t quite believe that the world won’t be treated to another Victoria Wood masterpiece. What a library of brilliance she’s left us though. How much of it have you seen?
Jan 05, 2017
Alison Carr has been using the mid-season break in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to ponder the many different kinds of friendships we build for ourselves.
Nov 29, 2016
A series which can make you piss yourself laughing while being shit-scared: Alison Carr reckons Psychoville is a proper telly triumph.
Nov 23, 2016
It’s pitch black dark, but Alison Carr recommends Julia Davis’s masterpiece as a cast-iron laugh factory.
Oct 23, 2016
As the final BBC final of The Great British Bake Off preheats its ovens, Alison Carr thought we might like to test our back catalogue of soggy bottom knowledge. Warning: this is as tough as an overdone rock cake.
Oct 19, 2016
There are just 120 minutes of The Great British Bake Off left on the BBC *sniff* but let's not dwell on that. It's Patisserie Week and GBBO superfan, Alison Carr was first with her hand up to live blog every last moment of in-tent drama. Join her from 8pm.