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Thread #86962   Message #1620687
Posted By: autolycus
05-Dec-05 - 05:55 PM
Thread Name: BS: Fawlty Towers
Subject: RE: BS: Fawlty Towers
Interesting point about the stageyness, because two of the most popular tv formats are sitcoms and soaps. They the most stagey formats, so it beats me why we don't get plays on telly; not "dramas", which are all films, cos they have a location manager and best boy 'n' stuff but plays. Plays win out over films because they tend to be far , far less predictable than films. (Yes,yes,yes, I'm sure there are exceptions - I just mean, generally.