Tag: Stork

  • Bruce And Leslie Bring The Stork
    Bruce And Leslie Bring The Stork

    Margarine. Ah, lovely margarine. A by-product of rationing, and an overturned lorry. Who doesn’t love smearing fat across bread? This is how Stork was trying to boost its sales in the early 1970s. And then Stork realised that the perfect person to flog their palm oil spread was … … Bruce Forsyth. And you know, […]

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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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