Tag: Adrian Edmondson

  • Richard And Eddie Have Hit Bottom
    Richard And Eddie Have Hit Bottom

    I originally mistyped the title as ‘Richard And Eddie Have Hot Bottom’, which would have been a good headline for an article about the show doing well in the ratings, or selling out theatres around the country for the live show. As it is, here’s an article from the Nottingham Evening Post on Friday 15th…

  • Ade’s Lego Voices
    Ade’s Lego Voices

    Here’s a lovely advert from 1985, featuring the voice skills of Adrian Edmondson, as he plays with a Lego Castle set. I particularly like his rather accurate impression of Kevin Turvey at the end.

  • Sunglasses with Tracey and Ade
    Sunglasses with Tracey and Ade

    While we all wilt in the heat of a decaying planet, we might as well enjoy the sun. Here’s Tracey Ullman’s cover version of Sunglasses, featuring an appearance by Adrian Edmondson. The single spent nine weeks in the chart in 1984, peeking at number 18. The video shoot made the paper, mentioned in the Daily…

  • Doctors And Nurses
    Doctors And Nurses

    Sometimes ITV makes programmes that are broadcast on the BBC. Hence, why the Carlton produced and ITV Studios distributed sitcom Doctors And Nurses appeared on BBC One in 2004. Written by Phil Hammond and Nigel Smith, it featured a rather stellar cast, including Adrian Edmondson, Mina Anwar, David Mitchell, and Madhav Sharma. This one completely…

  • Ha Ha Halloween: Bottom
    Ha Ha Halloween: Bottom

    Good luck avoiding all the riots today. And Happy Halloween. Here’s how Eddie and Richie celebrate theirs. No candy for them. Rik & Ade conceived of the show during their run in Waiting For Godot. The pilot episode was Contest, which was shot nearly two years before the first full series was broadcast. Once upon…

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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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