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Murder Most Horrid 

Dawn French stars in this dark and twisted comedy series, in which she plays a different character embroiled in murder, in each hilarious episode.

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Paul Smith
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Dawn French ...  Bunty Breslaw / ... 24 episodes, 1991-1999
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Dawn French stars in this dark and twisted comedy series, in which she plays a different character embroiled in murder, in each hilarious episode.

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1991 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Crimes do Pior See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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TalkBack Productions See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Murder Most Delicious!
17 May 2003 | by Enrique-Sanchez-56See all my reviews

DAWN FRENCH is just delightful in these wonderfully campy send-ups. The direction, writing and art direction as simply edible.

These are the kinds of comedy programs that would never survive in America. It's a shame...America always thinks it has the last word on everything, doesn't it? Not on comedy or actors - that's for sure. This program is a tribute to the slew of wonderful programs which the UK and the BBC crank out with such style.

I was pleasantly surprised to see that TONY DOW was a director of these programs. I am glad he has continued to work and develop his talent.

I can't wait to see these episodes on DVD.


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