Tag: Brass Eye

  • Torqueing About Brass Eye
    Torqueing About Brass Eye

    So, to begin. Brass Eye was originally going to air on Tuesday 19th November 1996, between an episode of Drop The Dead Donkey, and Northern Exposure. As can be seen in this listing from the Crawley News. There wasn’t very much fanfare. When the show didn’t appear, it was replaced by Whose Line Is It…

  • Titles By Jump Design
    Titles By Jump Design

    Last night, Twitter reminded me of the amazing title sequence for Smith And Jones, as the duo moved from BBC Two to BBC One. If you’ve not seen it, it looked like this. It’s still excellent. It was shot on 35mm film over two days, using motion control cameras, and was conceived by Jump Design…

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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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