Tag: Peter Sellers
Two facts crop up in everything I’ve read about the sitcom The Melting Pot. One, that the pilot was only ever broadcast once, and two, that a full series of six episodes was later filmed and never shown on TV. According to some sources, Milligan thinks this was because the scripts weren’t good enough, and…
When I think of Barclaycard adverts, I invariably think of either Alan Whicker, or Rowan Atkinson. But Barclays has a longer history of using comedians in their commercials than I realised. Here’s Dudley Moore in 1981, playing a punk rocker who has run out of cash. And here he is playing a sort of version…
(I really should post this tomorrow, but you know.) On the 1st April 1958, Peter Sellers starred in a one off sketch show for the BBC, alongside David Lodge and Patricia Hayes. It was written by Galton & Simpson, Johnny Speight, and John Antrobus. The show was called The April 8th Show (Seven Days Early).