Corruption, ineptitude, nepotism… the latest comedy on Afghan TV is far from subtle when it comes to portraying politicians. Inspired by British hit The Office, the show is the first of its kind in the country, where freedom of expression is scarce.
British comedy hit The Office (which gave birth to the somewhat less droll US version), tells the story of a pitifully incompetent boss. In Afghanistan, it’s corrupt politicians who have fallen victim to the satirical hammer.
Date created : 2011-08-16