Tag: A Kick Up The Eighties
Alexei Sayle Was Nearly In A Kick Up The Eighties
In his book Rik Mayall: Bigger Than Hitler Better Than Christ, Rik tells the rather remarkable story of how he came up with the character of Kevin Turvey. Someone had asked me to an audition … I didn’t realise that you were supposed to have prepared something to perform so they could see if you […]
Comedy Producer On The Look-Out For New Talent
Here’s an interesting page from The Stage, dated 16th May 1985, featuring and interview with Colin Gilbert, who was then the head of BBC Scotland’s Comedy Unit. He had recently produced A Kick Up The Eighties, and Laugh??? I Nearly Paid My Licence Fee. See also the announcement of ITV sitcom Trouble And Strife, as […]
… according to Kevin Turvey. And again.