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Newswipe (2009–2010)
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Hosted and written by Charlie Brooker, this sardonic series follows and critiques both current news stories and the way television portrays them.

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Charlie Brooker Highlights The Weeks News In A Comic Fashion.

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A comedic documentary series in which Charlie Brooker uses a mix of sketches and jaw-dropping archive footage to explore the gulf between real life and television.

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Charlie Brooker's 2010 Wipe (TV Special 2010)
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Since you've probably already forgotten what happened this year, Charlie Brooker's 2010 Wipe is here to fill in the blanks. From the Chilean miners to the General Election, from Sherlock to... See full summary »

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Charlie Brooker's 2011 Wipe (TV Special 2011)
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Charlie Brooker takes a comedic look back at the hectic events of 2011 - a mad year of royal weddings, Gypsy Weddings, riots, phone-hacking and Desperate Scousewives. With contributions from Doug Stanhope, Adam Curtis and Brian Limond.

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Charlie Brooker's 2014 Wipe (TV Special 2014)
Comedy
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Charlie Brooker covers the funny side of politics and the popular topics of 2014.

Directors: Andy Devonshire, Lorry Powles
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Charlie Brooker's 2013 Wipe (TV Special 2013)
Comedy
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Before we all plunge into the depths of January despair, it is time to put on your party hat and reflect on 2013 with Charlie Brooker's annual Christmas and New Year shindig. This is a ... See full summary »

Directors: Andy Devonshire, Lorry Powles
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Charlie Brooker's 2016 Wipe (TV Special 2016)
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Charlie Brooker takes a satirical look at the biggest news stories of 2016.

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Charlie Brooker's 2015 Wipe (TV Special 2015)
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Charlie Brooker's annual review of the year 2015's news and cultural events.

Director: Lorry Powles
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Charlie Brooker's 2012 Wipe (TV Special 2013)
Comedy
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Charlie Brooker takes an irreverent look back at 2012. It was a busy year crammed full of Olympian events, including the jubilee, some elections, pussy riots, exposed regal flesh, The Valleys and also some actual Olympian events.

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A few hours before the polls open, Charlie Brooker presents an irreverent look back at the 2015 general election campaign, mixing the big stories with the funniest and strangest moments ... See full summary »

Director: Lorry Powles
Stars: Natalie Bennett, Adam Bolton, Russell Brand
Nathan Barley (TV Mini-Series 2005)
Comedy
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After publishing a rant about 'idiots' - frantically hip, ignorant scenesters - Dan Ashcroft finds these same people embracing him as his idol and his nerves constantly tested by his biggest fan, moronic scene personality Nathan Barley.

Stars: Nicholas Burns, Julian Barratt, Claire Keelan
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Charlie Brooker ...  Himself / ... 27 episodes, 2006-2009
Al Campbell Al Campbell ...  Barry Shitpeas / ... 16 episodes, 2006-2009
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Followed by Charlie Brooker's 2011 Wipe (2011) See more »

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I run home to watch this program even though i know it will be on i-player!
27 November 2008 | by mysteriouspersonageSee all my reviews

The title made me sound sad, now i'm going to make myself sound sadder still. I saw my first episode of screenwipe halfway through series 4. I had just finished watching QI on BBC4, i was going to turn it off when Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe started and i couldn't move I just sat and watched it through to the end completely captivated my only movement being when i laughed- most of the time then. After that i have watched it religiously and i suggest everyone else does the same.

When series five came out last week i didn't even want to miss the advert break that came before it. My debating club finished at ten and i ran home to be back in time to watch it at the proper time. The next day i tuned into i-player and watched it again, i watched it another 4 times before the next episode came out yesterday.

If a program can be so good as to captivate me like that and turn me into some mad obsessive it surely has to be worth a try. Watch it! I don't think i need to say anymore.


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