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Alfresco

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Alfresco

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
05/01/83
performer:
Robbie Coltrane, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B+

Think of Alfresco, an’80s U.K. sketch show, as Before They Were Stars: The British Edition. Laurie, Thompson, Stephen Fry, and Harry Potter‘s Robbie Coltrane yuk it up in hilarious skits chocka-block with wordplay, absurdism, and downright mockery. Targets include the U.K. health-care system, punks, lager louts, parole officers, and pyromaniacs. B+