Tuesday November 24, 2020

PostMortem Extra: Escape to misery

If you ever get depressed, a bit of telly is a great way to get away from it all, because you can watch people even more miserable than you, writes Garvan Grant.

18th May, 2013
'They were going to call the show No Matter How Bad Your Life Is Right Now, Don't Worry Because There's Always Someone Worse Off Than You Are And His Name Is Dean And He's Skint And Unemployed And Has Nine Children And Lives In Scunthorpe.'

If you ever get depressed, a bit of telly is a great way to get away from it all. With hundreds of channels at your disposal, there is bound to be something on that will make you feel better.

For example, a new three-part documentary called Skint started last Monday on Channel 4. It follows the lives of an unemployed steelworker, his wife and their nine children who all live together on a rundown estate...

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