Tag: Emma Thompson

  • Emma FLOTUS Thompson
    Emma FLOTUS Thompson

    This is worth a watch, from the rug cutting onwards. Stick around to the end for the amazing set reveal too. Something been removed from around the 3’30” mark, in which they talked about a sketch it seems. And I don’t know, but the sketch she does mention is probably from Thompson. Here’s a bit…

  • Emma Thompson: Up For Grabs
    Emma Thompson: Up For Grabs

    In Christmas of 1985, Channel 4 aired a one off special sketch show showcasing the brilliance of Emma Thompson. It was called Up For Grabs, and was written entirely by the star. To say that this lead to a series for the BBC might be a stretch, but in 1988, she wrote a full run…

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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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