Morgan Spurlock's New Britannia

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Morgan Spurlock's New Britannia
GenreSatire, Talk show
Written byMorgan Spurlock
Jeremy Chilnick
Dave Hanson
Marc Haynes
Warren Prentice
Brad Aldous
Directed byGary Brooks
Presented byMorgan Spurlock
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Running time60 mins (inc. adverts)
Production company(s)Thumbs Up Productions
Warrior Poets
Original networkSky Atlantic
Picture format16:9 (1080i HDTV)
Original release2 April (2012-04-02) –
4 June 2012 (2012-06-04)
External links
Official Website

Morgan Spurlock's New Britannia is a British satirical entertainment series and talk show hosted by American documentary maker and television presenter Morgan Spurlock. The series takes a comedic look at the differences between British and American culture, focusing on a number of key areas including food, sport, class and fame. Each episode he is joined by a selection of guests from both sides of the Atlantic who offer their input on the subject.

The series debuted on Sky Atlantic and Sky Atlantic HD on 2 April 2012, after Game of Thrones. The first series ran for 10 episodes.


Series 1 (2012)[edit]

Date Episode number Subject Guests Musical guest Ratings
2 April 2012 1 Foreigners Shappi Khorsandi, Andrew Maxwell, Ruby Wax Jack Savoretti 129,000 viewers
9 April 2012 2 Food Dave Gorman, Jamie Oliver and DeAnne Smith Lisa Hannigan 103,000 viewers
16 April 2012 3 Love Kurt Braunohler, Andi Osho and Johnny Vegas The Midnight Beast TBA
23 April 2012 4 Class Scott Capurro, Lady Victoria Hervey, Russell Kane Band of Skulls TBA
30 April 2012 5 Law and order Dave Fulton, Howard Marks, Debra Stephenson Tribes TBA
7 May 2012 6 Sport Keith Allen, Joe Calzaghe, Chris Ramsey Various Cruelties TBA
14 May 2012 7 Fame Katy Brand, Corey Feldman, Peter Serafinowicz and The Enemy Frank Turner TBA
21 May 2012 8 Fun Doug Benson, Sara Cox, Jon Richardson Friends TBA
28 May 2012 9 Power Clive Anderson, Roisin Conaty, Rich Hall Spector TBA
4 June 2012 10 Awards Des Bishop, Margaret Cho, Rhys Darby King Charles TBA



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