Russell Brand's Ponderland

Russell Brand's Ponderland

Russell Brand's Ponderland
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Titlecard for the second series
Format Comedy Entertainment
Presented by Russell Brand
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 12 (List of episodes)
Production
Running time 30 mins. per episode
Broadcast
Original channel Channel 4
Original run 22 October 2007 (2007-10-22) – 21 December 2008 (2008-12-21)
Chronology
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Russell Brand's Ponderland is a BAFTA nominated comedy on the British television station Channel 4, presented by comedian and actor Russell Brand.[1] The show consists largely of Brand giving a series of monologues in a stand-up style, interspersed with old television and video footage.[2][3] Reruns of the show are often shown on Channel 4's sister channel 4music.

Episode guide

Series 1

  • Childhood (22 October 2007)
  • Science (23 October 2007)
  • Crime (24 October 2007)
  • Sport (25 October 2007)
  • Love (26 October 2007)
  • Holidays (27 October 2007)

Series 2

  • Pets (30 October 2008)
  • Family (6 November 2008)
  • Education (13 November 2008)
  • Food (20 November 2008)
  • Class (27 November 2008)

Christmas special

  • Christmas (21 December 2008)

Awards

Year Ceremony Nominated for Winning Programme
2008 British Academy Television Awards Best comedy programme Fonejacker[4]

DVD release

The first series of Ponderland was released on 10 November 2008 and includes footage of Brand from his youth and over 40 minutes of unseen stand up.[5]

Season one of Ponderland is also part of the three disc set The Russell Brand Collection: Ménage A Trois which was released on 24 November 2008.[6]

References

External links

  • Review, Leicester Mercury
  • Internet Movie Database
  • British Comedy Guide