Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dad's Guest Wrong ; PICK OF THE DAY FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER (Channel 4, 10pm)

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dad's Guest Wrong ; PICK OF THE DAY FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER (Channel 4, 10pm)

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TIME for more chicken soup and crimble crumble at the Goodman household as a fourth series of this awardwinning comedy kicks off. But of course, no one will get the chance to enjoy their dinner - something or someone will turn up to sabotage it. And brothers Adam (Simon Bird) and Jonny (Tom Rosenthal) will continue to plant clumps of hair or bogeys in each other's food like overgrown toddlers.

This laugh-out-loud funny opening episode begins in the usual way. The boys turn up at mum and dad's house for dinner. Grandma isn't staying, she's off to a party, regrettably dressed as an old prostitute.

But much to the boys' horror, the table is set for five people. "Don't tell me there's a bl**dy guest?" moans Adam. Yep, dad's friend is coming.

Perplexing news in itself, since dad Martin (the brilliant Paul Ritter) doesn't have any friends.

It's Tony, one of the two Tonys who Martin lived with at university. …

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