Little Britain USA Screening at the Original Penguin Store
We were lucky enough to attend a sneak preview screening of HBO's new show Little Britain USA at the Original Penguin Store in West Hollywood last week. Those not familiar with the British hit show, Little Britain, LBUSA is the American spinoff.
We know. We, too, had to stifle a groan at the thought of yet another English show gone American. We were fans of the original show and liked things just the way they were. Besides some of those characters wouldn't survive an American translation.
Fortunately, LBUSA didn't replace the characters or get American comedians to replace the brilliant duo of Matt Lucas and David Walliams. Rather the actors and beloved characters remain the same, it's only the geography that's different. And of course the adaptation to suit American culture. Yay! Even Walliams has called it "Little Britain season four." (The series ended in the UK after three seasons and its writers/stars had said that was it for them.)