In praise of Motherland

Sharon Horgan and co’s clever, funny, oestrogen-fuelled comedy is an antidote to the patronising delusions of smug parents.

The new series of Motherland (7 October, 10pm) throbs with so much anger, aggression and oestrogen, I wouldn’t be surprised if Kim Jong-un tried to develop it into a long-range missile at some point quite soon. This isn’t a criticism. Personally, I’m hugely looking forward to firing it, metaphorically speaking, at certain of the more ghastly parents I know. Sharon Horgan and company’s comedy is, after all, the nearest thing some of us will ever get to consolation for all the...
source: New Statesman

2019-10-10 03:11
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