Tag: comic relief

  • Luther Relief
    Luther Relief

    I lost track of when Comic Relief developed into Sport Relief, and then the two sort of congealed into a roatating annual affair. It does explain all of the sport references in this otherwise pretty good Luther sketch. Nice to see Lenny obviously, but the sporting types carry their own too, surprisingly.

  • Comic Relief Blankety Blank
    Comic Relief Blankety Blank

    I just stumbled across this sketch from the 2003 Comic Relief, and it’s a work of wonder. You should recognise every single face in it, though at the time of broadcast, that may not have been the case. That’s quite a lineup. Me and Kevin Cecil were slightly involved in it – it was very […]

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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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