When heaven becomes bureaucratic hell

Daniel Radcliffe (left) plays a low-level angel and Steve Buscemi plays a jaded God who has tired of humanity.
Daniel Radcliffe (left) plays a low-level angel and Steve Buscemi plays a jaded God who has tired of humanity.PHOTO: WARNER TV

In Miracle Workers, God will stop the world from ending only if two angels make two humans fall in love

What if God suddenly decides he cannot be bothered with humankind any more?

A new television show, Miracle Workers, mines the dark comedy of that situation and the disastrous events that might follow.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2019, with the headline 'When heaven becomes bureaucratic hell'. Print Edition | Subscribe