Opinion is divided locally as to whether Wild West has been a boon or curse, but there must be many who secretly hope tourists will be put off venturing to this part of the south Cornish coast by the oddball characters who people the fictional village of St Gweep
When her evil old headmistress arrives unexpectedly in St Gweep
, the new arrival reawakens the trauma of when Angela was forced to do a cross-country run in her underwear.
Wild West, chronic new BBC sitcom that puts the weep in St Gweep
...boring Billy Bragg, was he on the Buzzcocks to make Jupitus seem funny?
Whinging aside, Dawn French is normally very funny and here plays the lesbian owner of the post office in Gweep
- a fictional Cornish village.
The comedienne plays grumpy postmistress Mary Trewednack who lives in the remote fictional Cornish village of St Gweep
with her neurotic partner Angela (Catherine Tate, pictured above).
Because it stars Dawn French and is set in the made-up Cornish village of St Gweep
. Sounds hysterical.
There, among the inscrutable definitions of inscrutable terms such as "pessimizing compiler" and "sandbender," one learns that to gweep
is "to hack, usually at night," and that to hack is, among other things, "to work on something (typically a program)." One definition seems to distill the essence of hacker existence:
French plays grumpy and violent Mary Trewednack, who runs a shop-cum-post-office in the fictional Cornish village of St Gweep
In one scene, the local bobby is at great pains to explain to the terribly dim residents of remote St Gweep
just why their lights aren't working.
She's Mary Trewednack, who lives above her post office in the fictitious Cornish village of St Gweep
Dawn is Mary Trewednack, the grumpy, rude postmistress of St Gweep
, a strange remote fictional Cornish village which makes Dibley seem positively normal.