Tag: Whoops Apocalypse

  • More Whoops Apocaclips
    More Whoops Apocaclips

    A few years after the TV series, Marshall and Renwick adapted Whoops Apocalypse for the big screen. Here’s an early mention of the movie, as one of the actors flew into town to begin filming, from The Daily Mirror on 2nd December 1985. It’s fair to say that Kim Adams in The Fulham Chronicle was…

  • Whoops Apocaclips
    Whoops Apocaclips

    Here’s an intriguing way to announce a new series to the public, and one that fits nicely in with the ethos of earlier listings for End Of Part One. In the Daily Mirror, on 14th August 1980, nearly a full year before it aired, we saw this, amongst the schedule for a late night repeat.…

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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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