Com­edy Play­house: Static

The Guardian - G2 - - Tv and radio - Ben Arnold

10.35pm, BBC1 Star­ring and co-writ­ten by 8 Out of 10 Cats’ Rob Beck­ett, this pilot finds Beck­ett’s hap­less thir­tysome­thing Rob job­less and re­turn­ing home to live with Mum and Dad (Ali­son Stead­man and Phil Davis). Ex­cept they have moved to a car­a­van park in Mar­gate with­out telling him. It’s go­ing for “heart­warm­ing fam­ily sit­com”, but the re­sult is pow­er­fully un­funny.

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