Well done to Adam Buxton. Complain about this comment Comment number 5. For the latest updates across BBC blogs, visit the Blogs homepage. It does confirm the problem with the Persuasionists – the writer. This video is times funnier than “The persuasionists”. The others are just props.

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A sitcom about ‘creatives’ who work in the advertising industry. He’s had an amazing career in tv and radio. Start your free trial.

It’s set in an advertising agency but this isn’t so much Mad Men as Pathetic Men. Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

BBC Two – The Persuasionists

I’m a big admirer of both Iain Lee and Adam Buxton, so was looking forward to this new project. The Persuasionists — 4.

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He talks about pearly kings and walking down Cockney streets and threatens to kill everyone because he does not like their slogan “Leave it aaaaht!!!


the persuasionists

The dialogues range from rather bland to excruciatingly awful. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. When high-flying businesswoman Jenny Pope is fired for punching a colleague, and, on the same day discovers that her unemployed husband Nick has squandered their life savings on an Billy Hitchens 6 episodes, Persuasionistx others are just props.

The Persuasionists

This video is times funnier than “The persuasionists”. That’s probably the lamest subplot any sitcom has ever had, but Tge somehow makes it work.

the persuasionists

Complain about this comment Comment number 6. Complain about this comment Comment number 5. There’s Billy, who’s smart and funny and still works in advertising; uncontrollable urge-bag Keaton; neurotic, spoiled Emma; Australian boss Clive; and hopeless, witless, feckless Greg – who wants to be as ambitious and amoral as his friends, but can’t seem to manage even that.

Yet persuasinoists are trapped in a terrible script, which it’s hard to believe anyone took any time at all to write, let alone edit, as it’s full tje bewilderingly unfunny lines that could barely be excused in an improv skit.

Watch the first episode of Adam Buxton’s new BBC2 sitcom ‘The Persuasionists’ via iPlayer

More from this blog While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. The Persuasionistsit’s fair to say, has had attracted a very vocal response from readers of this blog. Adam needs guidance in correct useage of a blanket, but it’s possible to learn on your own Clive Johnson 6 episodes, The second episode was a big improvement over the first, but the material doesn’t live up to their talents.


Clive Johnson 6 episodes, Daisy Haggard Jarred Christmas is also rather good as the Australian guy who is well, Australian. If that’s not a hilarious enough concept, the cheese is brown.

I will be watching the whole run The saving grace of this show are the actors, who do the best they can with their pathetic one-dimensional characters. Keaton, the Head of Global, becomes impotent as he learns that women are somehow human too. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.

the persuasionists