Colin’s Sandwich Filler

We all have feelings about the slickness of PR, so there’s something weirdly refreshing about this promo piece for Mel Smith’s new sitcom Colin’s Sandwich. It’s odd though, and curious …

Daily Mirror – Thursday 13 October 1988

Of course, the headline has a far more sensational tone than the actual article.

Alistair McCallum was positive about the first episode, even if he wasn’t effusive.

Aberdeen Press and Journal – Saturday 22 October 1988

I never really know what to say about James Green’s TV reviews, they so often miss the point, but this one seems to get the show, even if it’s full of weird (maybe deliberate?) mistakes and lazy analogies.

The Stage – Thursday 27 October 1988

Rod Bushell didn’t like it.

Saffron Walden Weekly News – Thursday 27 October 1988

Is this a fair comparison that Judith Moss makes? It’s been so long since I’ve seen City Lights

Liverpool Echo – Thursday 02 March 1989

There’s a brief mention of the sitcom in this article about The Tall Guy.

Sunday Mirror – Sunday 09 April 1989

And another one in this piece about Wilt.

Hull Daily Mail – Monday 30 October 1989
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