Tag: Packet Of Three

  • The Actor Kevin Eldon
    The Actor Kevin Eldon

    I’ve been a fan of The Actor Kevin Eldon for a a long time. I can’t remember where I first saw him, but it was either on Fist of Fun, or more likely on Packing Them In. His presence in a show usually meant the show was good. He worked on the pilot of Smack…

  • Packet Of Three
    Packet Of Three

    In 1991, Channel 4 began airing Packet Of Three, a stand-up/sitcom combi oven, produced by Fine Time, and starring Frank Skinner, Jenny Eclair, and Henry Normal. The opening titles looked like this. I remember watching this when it was first on, and it was probably the first time I’d seen Frank or Jenny on my…

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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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