In the mid-nineties, for a few weeks each summer, I spent most of my Saturdays impatiently waiting for the new episode of The Saturday Night Armistice. Or, when it came back for the next series, The Friday Night Armistice. So, if this ever happened, I was apoplectic.
(Is that the voice of a young Mark Chapman?)
Even back then, Channel 4 was trying to poach all the best BBC shows.
Apparently, Mr Tony Blair got more money spent on him than the writers did.
And because the Internet has everything these days, here’s what the weather was like on the day of the show’s first broadcast on 14th June 1996.