Popular British sitcom ‘Outnumbered’ finished last night with more than 4 million viewers tuning in, overnight data is suggesting.
The popular show followed The Brockman family which consisted of Dad, ‘Pete’ (Hugh Dennis), Mum, ‘Sue’ (Claire Skinner) and their three kids Jake (Tyger Drew-Honey), Ben (Daniel Roche) and Karen (Ramona Marquez) as they made their way through modern family life.
When Outnumbered first started the humour was mainly drawn from the fact that the child actors’ lines were mostly improvised. The adorable nature of the kids, especially Ramona Marquez’s Karen, added to the comedy and all the line delivered by the adults felt incredibly organic. But six and half years later things have changed drastically; all the children have grown significantly and this obviously has an impact on the comedy. However, while it took me a few minutes to adjust to how much the trio have aged, the fact they’ve grown up means that new stories can be told.
Fans of BBC sitcom Outnumbered will no doubt recall that in September of last year, Tyger Drew-Honey – who of course plays Jake on the show – claimed that the comedy had been axed…
However, it’s been reported today that after his co-star Hugh Dennis – who plays the harassed Brockman dad Pete – revealed that filming for a fifth series was about to commence, the BBC confirmed that the show was indeed to continue. Read more & comment »
Dani Harmer and Tyger Drew-Honey join Omid Djalili as the fifth and sixth acts to hot step their way into the final of Let’s Dance For Sport Relief, after impressing viewers with their show stopping performances in the third round of the series.
Hosts Alex Jones and Steve Jones announced that viewers had voted actors Dani and Tyger through to the final on Saturday 17 March, after their spectacular performance of Fat Sam’s Grand Slam from the film Bugsy Malone.