Time Trumpet from the Beeb

Great satire and great special fx means it’s heard to tell the spoof from the real thing. This is Time Trumpet from the BBC. It’s a great watch.

Here’s the preview clip:

3 Responses to “Time Trumpet from the Beeb”

  1. […] Damien Mulley points us towards to some clips of Time Trumpet, the BBC’s new satirical show. Wikipedia says: Time Trumpet is a television comedy series airing on BBC Two during Summer 2006. The first full show aired on Thursday 3 August 2006 at 10pm, after a 10 minute preview was broadcast two weeks earlier. The satirical series, written by Armando Iannucci, “looks back” on events of the first 30 years of the 21st Century from the perspective of a nostalgia show in the year 2031 in a similar manner to his earlier one-off programme 2004: The Stupid Version. […]

  2. blankpaige says:

    Brilliant. At about 2.33 on the first clip, I was thinking wouldn’t it be great if it morphed into Bowie’s changes. And lo, her thought was executed with panache.

  3. Brendon says:

    If you like Time Trumpet, then I think you’ll like this:


    Satire on “The War on Terror”. Even more topical and controversial now that bottles, jars and cans are banned from flights – and in view of last night’s events in West Virginia.