In the light of yesterday's guilty verdict for Chris LanghamI received a few texts and emails breaking the news, a couple of which, entirely gobsmackingly, wondered if his career was now.
No offence to my sweetly liberal chums, mi dear God, yes - why on earth wouldn't it be?
If Barrymore's career was considered dead in the water dark enough for you? The celebrity excuse Lanbham the "I'm not a paedophile, I'm just doing some research" defence - didn't wash.
There is no possible excuse or self-pitying justification for downloading child porn, because it's not only horrible - it's illegal, stupid, and you can't do it by accident. And claiming you were abused yourself and simply trying to understand it is a manipulative load of self-pitying codswallop. Write a miserabilist memoir and watch it rocket Looking for sex im Langham the top of the bestseller lists.
Still tempted? See a therapist, talk to the mother of your children, apply a heavy blunt object to your laptop Whatever it takes. But I think he's done the decent comedy thing by quitting at the top of his game, while the recent The Thick of It specials have proved unequivocally that sometimes a truly brilliant comedy Looking for sex im Langham greater than the sum of its parts.
And no, obviously Fawlty Towers without Basil wouldn't have worked, and Larry Sanders without Larry wouldn't have been much cop either, or the Office without Brent. Meanwhile I assume his Bafta-winning alter ego, Hugh Abbot - in Australia for an extremely lengthy family wedding - is even now being feasted upon by a great white in the Lookiny Reef which is about as dead in the water as a career can getthough personally I favour a long, slow Looking for sex im Langham smothered by numerous large, ugly and extremely toxic om toads.
Chris Langham in The Thick of It.
BBC In the light of yesterday's guilty verdict for Chris LanghamI received a few texts and emails breaking the news, a couple of which, entirely gobsmackingly, wondered if his career was now. Topics Culture TV and radio blog.
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