Tracey Ullman's Show: Season 1 (2016)


Season 1
Tracey Ullman's Show

Critics Consensus

Tracey Ullman's Show will entertain those familiar with British cultural politics and social mores, or anyone who's a fan of Dames Judy Dench and Maggie Smith.



Critic Ratings: 18


Audience Score

User Ratings: 33
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Air date: Oct 28, 2016
Air date: Nov 4, 2016
Air date: Nov 11, 2016
Air date: Nov 18, 2016
Air date: Nov 25, 2016
Air date: Dec 2, 2016
Air date: Dec 25, 2016

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Season 1 of the comedy sketch show featuring Tracey Ullman.

Critic Reviews for Tracey Ullman's Show Season 1

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (8)

I got the impression that some sketches, especially the musical numbers, were more fun to film than they were to watch. Still, Ullman throws herself at it with gusto and it's iconoclastic enough to elicit gasps as well as giggles.

Feb 6, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

[Ullman's] performance is remarkable, not least of all for the way she vanishes into each character. She is the "Clone Club," and I can imagine her as the Three Faces of Eve, the 12 Angry Men, and the Dirty Dozen just as easily.

Oct 28, 2016 | Full Review…

It did go on a bit. But when Ullman is good she's really exceptional.

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…

It was the impressions of familiar faces that worked the best, while the skits featuring ordinary people were the weaker element.

Jul 18, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

What marks out most of the sketches is that Ullman gives enough of a twist to lift characters we may have seen mined for comedy elsewhere...

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…

I'm not precious or prickly when it comes to jokes about Scotland - as long as it's funny then I'll laugh - but this was trash.

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…

It's still great to have Ullman back, and in terms of mainstream laughs that are topical and impeccably performed there's little to rival what she's doing. It's just a few pieces of quality control away from really special.

Jun 6, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The ones that do work, fortunately, basically make it worth wading through the half-hours...

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

In some ways it is brilliant. Her Dames Judi and Maggie are spot on, uncanny... But simply pretending to be someone else is no longer enough, we know; it needs a plus, an idea. And these ideas - going into sci-fi, even kleptomania - aren't very funny.

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

[Ullman's] impressions of Angela Merkel, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith and, above all, Nicola Sturgeon are quite terrifyingly accurate and, in their way, effective enough satire too.

Jan 27, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Tracey Ullman's Show: Season 1

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