Comedy Producer On The Look-Out For New Talent

Here’s an interesting page from The Stage, dated 16th May 1985, featuring and interview with Colin Gilbert, who was then the head of BBC Scotland’s Comedy Unit. He had recently produced A Kick Up The Eighties, and Laugh??? I Nearly Paid My Licence Fee.

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See also the announcement of ITV sitcom Trouble And Strife, as well as the one for Crosswits (listed as Cross Wits here). I never realised Barry Cryer hosted the first two series. Shame I can’t find any clips of it.

That article also taught me that Naked Video was based on a radio series called Naked Radio.

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