Tag: Comic Strip Presents

  • This Is The Bottom Line
    This Is The Bottom Line

    There are an awful lots of puns used when it comes to headlines about Bottom. But this article, from the Liverpool Echo on Friday 9th April 1993, to promote the upcoming Bottom: Live tour is a pretty good read. And who can resist that photo? Here’s the rest of it, and it’s worth having a…

  • Bad News-paper Clippings
    Bad News-paper Clippings

    Here’s an article from the Daily Mirror on the 14th July 1986. It’s about the upcoming appearance of Bad News at the Donnington festival. And here’s a follow up piece, from the same paper on the 3rd November.

  • Dizzy Heights And Spaghetti Hoops
    Dizzy Heights And Spaghetti Hoops

    There’s something nice about YouTube offering up some random continuity to enjoy, and then having a look around at all the things trailed, and all the other things that were on that day that weren’t mentioned. Take this one for example. It begins with the end of an episode of Yes Minister called Open Government.…

  • Bad News Cash In On Christmas
    Bad News Cash In On Christmas

    Seems timely to listen to this. I’m feeling festive today for some reason. Probably because I watched the 1991 Keeping Up Appearances Christmas Special last night. I particularly like that they made no effort to disguise the fact that it was shot in the middle of the summer. Looks like they took the same care…

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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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