Making Margaret Thatcher Mad As Hell

If you’ve never seen it, do yourself a huge favour and seek out Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell. It’s quite the experience watching a topical show about a political environment you know not much about, and it’s a testament to the brilliance of the show that it is incredibly funny nonetheless. Here’s a bit they did just after Margaret Thatcher died.

He nearly cracks up at the end.

Someone once said to me that funny names were the last resort of a bad comedy writer. I disagree, especially when they are done as well as they are on this show.

And here’s the original George Negus interview that’s being parodied.

 

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