Tag: Son Of Cliche

  • A Ship Off The Old Block
    A Ship Off The Old Block

    Here’s a fun article from The Stage, marking the transition between series two and three of Red Dwarf, including some gossip about movie and US TV adaptations, and a chat with the writers Rob Grant and Doug Naylor.

  • I Am A Fish 400 Times
    I Am A Fish 400 Times

    I’m probably preaching to the choir here, but there’s a lot of proto Red Dwarf in Grant & Naylor’s Radio 4 sketch shows Cliche and Son Of Cliche. If you want to hear the genesis and development of Hol Rock, have a listen if you can. It’s always fascinating. Today though, let’s look at a…

  • Wrinkles

    Over on the newly redesigned Ganymede & Titan website, you will find tucked away in a corner some old radio shows written bt Rob Grant and Doug Naylor, a little before Cliche, and a while before Red Dwarf hit our screens. I hope they don’t mind me embedding the first episode of Wrinkles for you…

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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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