I TALK Catastrophe

I review a lot of comedy on the site, but few have made me laugh as much right from the word go as Catastrophe, Channel 4's latest comedy from Sharon Horgan (Pulling) and Rob Delaney.  

The six-part series follows an Irish woman and an American man who after one drunken night, (well she was drunk, he was sober) make a big mistake. A mistake they're going to have to deal with.


If you think it's a small mistake you're very mistaken (no pun intended), one night of clumsy lust ends in instant pregnancy. When Rob's character, Rob is told by Sharon's character, Sharon, that she is pregnant he decides to fly over from America to London and the two of the give the whole "being in a relationship" thing a go!


But as you can probably imagine from a comedy called Catastrophe it doesn't all go swimmingly...


I'm going to start right at the very beginning... I love the story of how Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney met. Speaking at the launch for the series at BAFTA this week, Sharon said "We met on Twitter. I can't work out if that's a really boring answer or just a moder