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Television

Fellow saddoes rejoice: BBC4 has made a comedy-drama about metal detecting

Plus: James Delingpole has spotted some eco propaganda on BBC2

18 October 2014

9:00 AM

18 October 2014

9:00 AM

Detectorists (BBC4) is a sad git’s niche comedy that would never have been commissioned if it hadn’t been written and directed by Mackenzie Crook (who sort of counts as a Hollywood star, now, because after making his name in The Office he went on to appear in the Pirates of the Caribbean series).

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