Tag: The Micallef Programme

  • Comedy Is … A Miracle, Doctor
    Comedy Is … A Miracle, Doctor

    A treat afforded by the Paramount Comedy Channel, was the opportunity to watch some shows that weren’t otherwise on offer elsewhere. Some were curios, some were average, but occasionally some were absolutely fantastic. On this episode of Comedy Is … I take a look at The Micallef P(r)ogram(me), and the career of Shaun Micallef, along…

  • 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…

  • Two Feelings Every Writer Knows
    Two Feelings Every Writer Knows

    Every writer knows this feeling, when the words just aren’t coming. Or this one, when your friend asks you what your next story is about …

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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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