Clips And Saunders

I suppose it’s not all that surprising that the first few mentions of French And Saunders in the newspaper archive are within reviews and write-ups of the Comic Strip. Here’s a clipping we’ve seen before, by way of demonstration.

The Stage – Thursday 24 September 1981

Or this one:

Reading Evening Post – Friday 04 December 1981

Buried deep in this article is the lovely revelation that the duo used to give workshops – I presume in performance and comedy, but it doesn’t actually say.

Reading Evening Post – Thursday 31 December 1981

Given what they later made for BBC Two, I like this brief mention in a wider article too.

The Stage – Thursday 12 August 1982

This article is remarkable for just so many reasons … (Click to enlarge)

The Stage – Thursday 20 January 1983

And finally, here’s a nice thank you advert …

The Stage – Thursday 12 May 1983
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