Tag: comic relief

  • Smashie And Nicey on Comic Relief
    Smashie And Nicey on Comic Relief

    Here’s Harry and Paul’s turn on the 1993 Comic Relief, with a great intro by Lenny Henry. Here’s the Bohemian Rhapsody bit that’s missing … I would give anything to see the full song by Jeeves and Wooster. If you’re wondering why Kryten is missing the tip of his nose, you should read The Man…

  • Hugh Reads The Results
    Hugh Reads The Results

    There’s something charming about this sketch. I mean, it’s obvious where it’s going, but the laughs come from Hugh’s brilliant performance.

  • Rick’s A B’Stard
    Rick’s A B’Stard

    This moment from The New Statesman Comic Relief Special still brings me absolute joy. I’d not seen this one before, which is from a 2006ish episode of that godawful, thankfully no longer on show This Week.

  • ‘Allo ‘Allo Live
    ‘Allo ‘Allo Live

    Here’s the ‘Allo ‘Allo live show, as featured on one of the best iterations of Comic Relief in 1989. It appears to be an extract from the full live show, which ran from 1986 to 1992, rather than anything specially made for Comic Relief.

  • Wetty Hainthropp Looks Into It
    Wetty Hainthropp Looks Into It

    It’s always interesting to see which old posts suddenly start to get lots of new reads, and I like to go back and read them to see why that might be. At the moment, I am getting a lot of readers of The Daniels Boyle, but I’ve no idea why. This is one of those…

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s…

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first…

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