Tag: Full Frontal
Fast Forward x 2
Fast Forward was an Australian sketch show that ran on the 7 Network for 74 episodes between 1989 and 1994. It’s worth quoting Mark Lewisohn in full from his excellent Radio Times Guide To TV Comedy: An earthy and funny sketch show, spoofing film and television and featuring, in its original version at least, some […]
There’s an Australian sketch shows that I’d like to see more of. It’s Full Frontal, which introduced the world to many names, including Shaun Micallef, Eric Bana, and Roz Hammond. I briefly talked about this show on Comedy Is … a few weeks ago.
Shaun Being Too Visual
Choosing which moments from various shows to excerpt in the latest episode of Comedy Is … was a careful exercise. Some of the best sketches from Shaun Micallef’s shows rely on visuals, mostly reactions, or on the silence between moments. This is hard to demonstrate in an audio format. So here’s a few clips that […]
Comedy Is … A Miracle, Doctor
A treat afforded by the Paramount Comedy Channel, was the opportunity to watch some shows that weren’t otherwise on offer elsewhere. Some were curios, some were average, but occasionally some were absolutely fantastic. On this episode of Comedy Is … I take a look at The Micallef P(r)ogram(me), and the career of Shaun Micallef, along […]