Valco comes out on top in Top Gear challenge as ‘Trollied’ returns

Normally, when the guys from Top Gear were issued a challenge, something gets destroyed. Series 21 of the long-running motoring show was no exception. In episode one from 2014, former series hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May drove their 1980’s hatchbacks around a specially designed course in the aisles of a supermarket, to see who […]

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Valco to reopen its doors on Sky 1 HD, tonight on ‘Trollied’

Trollied, which is set in a fictional supermarket in the north-west of England, is back beginning tonight at 9p on Sky 1 HD for it’s 5th series! I happen to love this series if you haven’t figured it out by now. Thankfully, the series has survived a number of cast departures over their first four series, most notably, Jane […]

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What happened when the 'Trollied' set met 'Top Gear'?

Normally, when the guys from Top Gear get issued a challenge, something gets destroyed. Series 21 of the long-running motoring show is no exception. In episode one, early last month, series hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May drive their 1980’s hatchbacks around a specially designed course in the aisles of a supermarket, to […]

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Valco to re-open doors for a second series of Trollied

Some extremely welcome news on the comedy front as Sky1 HD unlocks the doors of Valco later this month for a second series of Trollied on Sky1 HD. You might remember, Trollied was renewed for a second AND third series, a massive 26 episode commitment, after a very successful first series run last Summer. Set […]

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More SPY and TROLLIED coming your (our) way in 2012

Thanks to SKY 1 HD, telly watchers on both sides of the pond will be filled with hopes, dreams and reality in 2012-2013 when it comes to good comedy in the not-too-distant future. And, there is a better than good chance that both of these series will land on public television in the States in […]

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Trollied renewed for 2 seasons

Sky 1, to further demonstrate their ongoing commitment to create original comedy content, announced recently that Trollied, starring Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins and Mark Addy, has been renewed for two seasons. In somewhat of a departure for British comedy commissioning, which traditionally consists of green-lighting one season of a series for 6-8 episodes at a […]

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Jane Horrocks trades Tesco for Valco tonight in Trollied

Full disclosure, I’m a long-time Jane Horrocks fan. Forget her brilliance in AbFab. We’re talking mid-90’s when I first became a fan watching what, I believe, was called Watch with Nanny, a segment from a one-off Channel 4 program, Never Mind the Horrocks. Playing a 1950’s British television show presenter to perfection, this is one […]

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