Flowers: the hilarious ‘comedy with mental illness’ redefining sitcoms

In the very first minutes of the sitcom Flowers, Julian Barratt’s character, Maurice, a depressed children’s author, ties a noose to a tree, slips it round his neck and jumps from a chair. The branch snaps almost immediately. “Fuck’s sake,” he grumbles and trudges back inside.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2018/jun/08/flowers-mental-health-julian-barratt-channel-4

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