BBC Studio - November Highlight Recommended
This November, its time to get to know Harith Iskander a little better as he recommends some of his favourite programmes for your enjoyment.
Tune in to BBC Player and laugh out loud with some of Harith's favourite comedies or learn some interesting facts with Harith's latest science magazine series, Got Science? which explores the science behind our daily lives.
A science magazine series presented by Harith himself, which explores and explains the science in everyday life using reason, logic, and rationale. Ever wondered why durians smell so bad, or why mosquitoes like to bite certain kinds of people? Chances are, it’s got science!
Award-winning brilliance and cringe-makingly funny ‘mocusoap’ set in a paper merchants in the heart of middle England. David Brent is a lower-middle-ranking manager in charge of a lower-middle-ranking office. His workplace is the antithesis of TV’s glossy law firms full of bright professionals. Instead of mutual respect and intelligent dialogue, David’s office is a place of backfiring practical jokes, failed flirting and bad showing off.
Basil Fawlty (John Cleese) is a much put-upon, hard-working hotel manager whose life is plagued by dead guests, hotel inspectors and riff-raff. Of course his biggest headache is his 'little nest of vipers' - his nagging wife Sibyl. Together they run their hotel, Fawlty Towers, with a little help from the unflappable Polly, and Manuel, the trainee waiter from Barcelona with marginally more intelligence than a monkey.
Many great men have played a part in shaping Britain's noble heritage. Others have just ended up on the dungheap. Men like Edmund Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson). From coward to cad and back again, Edmund surfaces in the medieval, Tudor, Georgian, Dickensian and World War I eras, where he seriously lowers the tone with an assortment of cunning plans, serpentine banter and his smelly servant, Baldric
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