Archive for March, 2010

Micro Men subtitles

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

The BBC Micro Men comedy/drama shown last October starring Alexander Armstrong and Martin Freeman as Clive Sinclair and Chris Curry has, unsurprisingly, gone down a storm in 8-bit enthusiast circles.

There’s been a lot of demand from the international Speccy community for subtitles, since it’s apparently rather heavy on colloquial English – and so as a contribution to this weekend’s Forever party, I spent several highly pleasurable hours in front of the rather spiffy Miyu subtitling package to put these together. It’s definitely a show that rewards repeated viewing – for instance, take a close look at what’s on the whiteboard behind Hermann as he says of the newly laid-off engineers: “They are clever people. They’ll think of something. Maybe they already have”…

Download Micro Men subtitles (79K, .srt format)

(This is just the subtitle file – you will, of course, have to *cough* acquire the actual video from somewhere else.)