Tag: Little & Large

  • A Chance To Meet Cyril And Edward
    A Chance To Meet Cyril And Edward

    The careers of Little And Large seem to mirror well the career of Cannon And Ball. Cyril Mead and Edward McGinnis began performing in 1962. They were soon touring the clubs as singers, but quickly focused on the comedy, and turned professional in 1963. They appeared on Opportunity Knocks in 1971, and unlike Bobby and…

  • Alpha Papa Echo Lima
    Alpha Papa Echo Lima

    Is Eddie Large such a fan of Alan Partridge that he even attends his sieges? Is that him in the hat? Certainly looks like him. Still not sure though. There’s a better close up in the deleted scenes. And yes, that’s Diane Morgan next to him. Elsewhere, I’ll be honest, I didn’t notice this until…

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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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