Tag: Matt Lucas

  • Pompidou

    If you haven’t seen Matt Lucas’ Pompidou, you should rectify that immediately. It’s charming and beguiling. The nonsense jibberish language is infectious, and it has some properly brilliant visual gags in it. From the ear worm opening titles … … to the characterisation … … to the gags and puppetry … … it’s all great. […]

  • Matt Lucas Tidbits
    Matt Lucas Tidbits

    I’ve just ordered the full series of Pompidou on DVD, having missed it when it aired, based entirely on this clip. And I am going to be saying ‘ain’t that naughty?’ all day now. Matt appeared on Kath & Kim, which is a show you should seek out if you haven’t already seen it. And […]

  • George Dawes Sings
    George Dawes Sings

    I know the reason why, but it still bothers me that there hasn’t been a complete release of Shooting Stars. Here’s a collection of George Dawes’ songs. And in case you missed it, here’s Matt Lucas’ Baked Potato song.

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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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