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Road to Brexit (2019)




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Cult favourite Matt Berry offers his unique take on Brexit in this one-off comedy special to mark the passing of the Article 50 deadline. Reuniting with collaborator Arthur Mathews for the first time since Toast of London, Berry plays rogue historian Michael Squeamish, who is on a mission to discover the origins of Brexit, and offer some interesting opinions on Britain's current plight along the way. Through creative use of archive footage and filmed interviews, Road to Brexit unashamedly plays fast and loose with the facts to create a joyously surreal whistle-stop tour of Britain's relationship with Europe, from the 1950s right up to Brexit.


Matt Berry
as Michael Squeamish
Felicity Montagu
as Jill Spiller
Alex MacQueen
as Tony Braxton
Phil Wang
as Rob Codex-Forrester
Natasia Demetriou
as Jemima Codex-Forrester
Simon Greenall
as Vox Pop Peter
Ann Mitchell
as Vox Pop Pamela
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Critic Reviews for Road to Brexit

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

Being absurd, inexplicable, even surreal, Berry's mad half-hour made total sense. Unlike Brexit, on the other hand, it was over all too swiftly.

March 27, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Easily the best thing to emerge from the whole brexit imbroglio. OK, not much competition, but still...

March 27, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The thing Berry and Mathews are selling is fake news... But there is a kernel of something. The absurdity goes both ways.

March 27, 2019 | Full Review…

Apart from the most purely Berry bits, the writing (by Toast co-creator Arthur Mathews) fell flat.

March 27, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

I chuckled a few times at the codology, while feeling it could have been much funnier.

April 1, 2019 | Full Review…

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