The documentary cameras continue to follow the men and women responsible for organizing the London Olympic Games as they paddle increasingly hard to keep the games on track and on budget. The Algerian Olympic team threatens to boycott the Games after discovering that the Shared Belief Center does not face Mecca.
The second half of a very long day. The Algerians issue a deadline of midnight for a solution to their demand for a Shared Belief Center which faces Mecca, while the French are now threatening to pull out of the Games if a separate mosque is built. The team has to come up with an idea that will please everyone.
A decision must be made about the future of the Olympic Stadium, and Clarence House has asked the ODC to look at ways of linking the Twenty Twelve Olympics with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee - is "Jubilympics" the perfect branding solution?
The Olympic Deliverance Committee plans the launch of "Inclusivity Day" in London on the same ady as Seb Coe's "Diversity Day" in Oldham. Siobhan's team devises a viral campaign to change the face of women's football.
With time ticking inexorably downwards the marketing team come up with a major public event to mark the 1,000 days to go milestone. A huge clock designed by a contemporary British artist. The only problem is that the clock has a potentially disastrous design flaw which no-one seems to have noticed.
A visiting group of dignitaries from Rio (the Olympic host in 2016) is in London for the week. For Head of Deliverance Ian Fletcher and his team the mission is simple. They have to get them across London in time to meet Lord Coe for an official reception at the Olympic Stadium. What can possibly go wrong?
It's another challenging week for Head of Deliverance, Ian Fletcher and his team. Roman remains have been discovered on the site of the Aquatics Center, forcing them to contemplate radical last minute modifications to the design of the building.
Dave Wellbeck is an ex-athlete, double Olympic silver medalist and in theory a natural choice as Brand Ambassador for Raising the Bar - a scheme to get young people inspired by Olympic ideals. He's hard working, conscientious and loyal but the truth is that he has about as much charisma as a dimmer switch. Ian and Siobhan have different views on how to deal with the problem.
There are only three applicants for the post of Curator of the Cultural Olympiad so how difficult can it be to select the best candidate? Ian and the team are about to find out when they are forced to go through a series of spectacular u-turns.
The decision to hold equestrian events in Greenwich Park is one of the most controversial choices made by the Olympic authorities. Among the local residents against it is self-style maverick film director Tony Ward. Over thirty years have passed since his one and only successful film, so he's had a lot of time to think about how angry he is and to plan his campaign of protest.
Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes, Amelia Bullmore and Olivia Colman star in this mock-documentary following the challenges - both personal and professional - faced by the team responsible for delivering the biggest show on Earth: the 2012 London Olympics. From getting a busload of non-English speaking Brazilians from A to B, who to appoint to run the Cultural Olympiad and what to do when the much-vaunted wind turbines won't turn because there's no wind, it's all in a day's work for the men and women whose job it is to stage the greatest sporting event in the world.
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The Secretary of State for Social Affairs is having a meeting with Number Ten's Chief Political Advisor. There have been press rumours that the Minister is to be sacked. The Minister is told that none of these stories have come from Number Ten. However, now they're out there, Number Ten would look weak not to sack him. So he's sacked. His replacement as Minister for Social Affairs takes office. And so starts The Thick of It, featuring an ensemble of the best British comic actors, improvising scripts from the sharpest British comedy writers.
Based on the best-selling books for kids (and for adults, but they just won't admit it), Horrible Histories is an energetic, surprising and unconventional take on history's most gruesome, unpleasant yet funniest moments. From the woeful World Wars, the miserable Middle Ages and the savage Stone Age to cut-throat Celts, groovy Greeks, rotten Romans, vile Vikings and awful Egyptians, history has never been so naughty. Irreverent in tone and approach, these are the stories from history that your mischievous uncle told you about; the gory, smelly bits that your teacher wouldn't approve of. Get ready for the funniest, fastest, nastiest and daftest ride through history you're ever likely to see.
Chris Lilley is at it again! The Australian comedian/actor/writer who gave the world the cult hit series 'Summer Heights High' amps up the laughs in this riotous comedy series that sheds a comical light on today's disenfranchised youth.
From Christopher Guest ('Best in Show,' 'A Mighty Wind') comes this unique comedy series that follows one man's quest to track down his genealogy. Chris O'Dowd stars as the young man whose search into his lineage takes him on a hilarious journey.
SNUFF BOX is the legendary BBC series written by and starring Matt Berry and Rich Fulcher that only aired once yet instantly achieved entered cult infamy. It is a combination of depraved sitcom about a pair of jovial hangmen and twisted sketch comedy a la Monty Python, filled with bad first dates, time travel, sex, whiskey, awkward moments, random beatings, snappy musical numbers, one very long white hall, rampant swearing and other pleasures. It is the show critics have called one the best kept secrets in the history of British comedy. The legendary BBC sketch comedy series, described as a modern combination of Monty Python and The Mighty Boosh.
The laughs come as fast as the thrills and spills in this action-packed comedy starring James Corden and Mathew Baynton. Ordinary office workers Sam and Phil find themselves unwittingly caught up in a deadly criminal conspiracy when Sam answers an abandoned mobile phone after witnessing an horrific car crash. Just by trying to do the right thing, Sam and Phil end up being kidnapped, framed for murder and dodging bullets while on the run from both the good and the bad guys. Sam and Phil are two friends in the wrong place, at the wrong time, with the wrong skills. They are the Wrong Mans.
Matt Lucas and David Walliams star in a mock-documentary set in one of Britain's busiest airport terminals. Situated on the cutting edge of aviation, the creators of Little Britain return to focus on every aspect of airport life and create amazing array of hilarious characters. From check-in staff to cabin crew, from pilots to paparazzi, and from low-cost airline owners to their passengers, all human life is here - and all played by Lucas and Walliams. So fasten your seatbelts, sit back and enjoy some first class comedy!
When "Chelsea Lately" signs off each night, Chelsea Handler's gaggle of lunatic staffers is just getting started. Follow the real-life laughs of Chuy, Brad, Sarah, Chris, Heather and the rest of the gang--because, hey, Handler's not the only funny one around here.
What's it like to be an insider at a typical high school? Find out as HBO presents this hilarious, but brutally honest look at three diverse characters--each played by writer/creator Chris Lilley--over the course of one semester at Summer Heights High.
Funny memes move through the internet like wildfire, until almost the whole world is spending their days looking at funny photos of cats online, getting absolutely no work done whatsoever. Ever wonder who is behind those hilarious images? This reality series goes inside the office of Ben Huh and his eclectic staff at icanhascheezburger.com, one of the largest humor publishers on the web known for their popular LOLs and epic FAILs.
The engineers, mechanics and carpenters at some of the country’s largest shipbuilding operations rush to complete repairs and to get as many boats in the water as possible by deadline. From struggling to fill orders for new ferry boats to dealing with the unique challenges of a remote Alaskan location, witness what it takes to get seaworthy ships deconstructed, reconstructed and ready for launch.
Timmy, adorable he may be but hes a little lamb with a lot to learn He has just turned 3 (in sheep years) and being an only lamb in the flock he is used to getting his own way. Now for the first time Timmy is going to have to learn to get along with other little animals. Timmy is going to Nursery School.