After thirty years away from British television, Tracey Ullman returns to the UK with a brand new sketch show, Tracey Ullman’s Show.
How do the BBC show their gratitude? By burying her show at 10:45pm on a Monday night on BBC One. So who exactly is Tracey Ullman? She’s the first woman to ever be given her own chat show in the UK and in America but chances are, here in the UK, you probably wouldn’t recognise her if you crossed her in the street.
And that’s because the last time she was seen on British television was in Girl On Top, alongside Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders and Ruby Wax in 1985.
For the past thirty years, she has been enjoying great success in America with The Tracey Ullman Show (1987-1990), responsible for first bringing The Simpsons to our screens in a series of shorts, Tracey Takes On... (1996-1999), a HBO sketc