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1 hour ago, Futtocks said:

Well, this would bring a tear of mirth to a glass eye! :kolobok_biggrin: 

 

It’s rather bizarre because it’s basically the radio station with a couple of tv(ish) programmes in the evening . The couple of hours of tv seem to have their own correspondents and reporters ( talk tv political editor etc ) which seems strange for so little time , and the radio bit has its own correspondents . Its all a bit weird . On the programmes , Tom Newton Dunn is as wooden as Sherwood Forest so Morgan has a point , but Morgan himself is so irritating it’s a sort of double whammy in being a turn off 

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I didn't know I needed a Kids in the Hall reunion series but it turns out that I did need a Kids in the Hall reunion series.

 

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11 hours ago, gingerjon said:

I didn't know I needed a Kids in the Hall reunion series but it turns out that I did need a Kids in the Hall reunion series.

 

I just posted a little something in the What are you listening to thread...

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6 hours ago, Futtocks said:

I just posted a little something in the What are you listening to thread...

Listening to that exact video last night.

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I have just watched “Murderous History - Smithsonian Channel” and it was really good. It was about Burke & Hare, i do find it really interesting watching documentaries about the lives of the poor during the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian eras.  I remember seeing the outfit Burke was hung in, but if i ever go Oop to Edinburgh i will definitely paying a visit to Burkes skeleton (if i am allowed too). 

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9 hours ago, Josef K said:

I have just watched “Murderous History - Smithsonian Channel” and it was really good. It was about Burke & Hare, i do find it really interesting watching documentaries about the lives of the poor during the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian eras.  I remember seeing the outfit Burke was hung in, but if i ever go Oop to Edinburgh i will definitely paying a visit to Burkes skeleton (if i am allowed too). 

I like documentaries and dramas from the Victorian era . Especially murder mysteries . Probably from Sherlock Holmes and Jack the Ripper which I’m well into 

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12 minutes ago, Liverpool Rover said:

The ending of the final episode of Derry Girls last night was brilliant TV. 

Given all that has gone wrong with that third series - two year delay, major character being unavailable for large chunks of filming, injury to another, covid restrictions - it is remarkable just how good it was. Yes, some major flaws in the storytelling when set against previous series but the standard was ludicrously good throughout. And that final section was something else - in amongst all the laughs, possibly Liam Neeson's finest acting performance and all he did, objectively, was look at a piece of paper and take his hat off.

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25 minutes ago, Liverpool Rover said:

The ending of the final episode of Derry Girls last night was brilliant TV. 

Up there with Blackadder Goes Forth 

There must have been some dust in the air in our living room

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My mate has done a dvd for me of the comedy Sally4ever. I only managed to see the first two episodes at my mates and i found it hilarious. I think it came out in 2019, but i have enjoyed Julia Davis in her other comedies Nighty Nighty, Hunderby, Camping. 

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On 01/06/2022 at 01:53, Josef K said:

My mate has done a dvd for me of the comedy Sally4ever. I only managed to see the first two episodes at my mates and i found it hilarious. I think it came out in 2019, but i have enjoyed Julia Davis in her other comedies Nighty Nighty, Hunderby, Camping. 

Good call that one,am well pleased.cheers.

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Has anyone here seen the sitcom Chelmsford 123? I've had it recommended to me due to my undying love of the sitcom Plebs and I'd never heard of it before and upon doing a bit of research it seems that not many other people have either. It was made in the late 80s/early 90s and seems to have been almost completely forgotten if the lack of info out there about it is anything to go by. In 20 years, there has been only 15 comments posted about it on it's IMDB page which gives a bit of an impression as to how few people know about it. The whole series appears to be on C4s catchup and I was just wondering if its worth investing my time in? From the few comments out there about it most people say it's brilliant, just wondering what my fellow RL fans think? 

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18 minutes ago, The Hallucinating Goose said:

Has anyone here seen the sitcom Chelmsford 123? I've had it recommended to me due to my undying love of the sitcom Plebs and I'd never heard of it before and upon doing a bit of research it seems that not many other people have either. It was made in the late 80s/early 90s and seems to have been almost completely forgotten if the lack of info out there about it is anything to go by. In 20 years, there has been only 15 comments posted about it on it's IMDB page which gives a bit of an impression as to how few people know about it. The whole series appears to be on C4s catchup and I was just wondering if its worth investing my time in? From the few comments out there about it most people say it's brilliant, just wondering what my fellow RL fans think? 

C123, as we aficionados call it (not really) is fun. It was a spinoff from some of the cast of the sketch show Who dares wins. Jimmy Mulville (now founder of Hat trick Productions), Rory McGrath (the hairy one from They think it's all over) and Philip Pope (comedian and musician, whose latter work you will have heard in all sorts of places - look him up on IMDB).

Also in the cast, Neil Pearson (Drop the Dead Donkey), Howard Lew Lewis (Maid Marian & her Merry Men), Geoffrey McGivern (yes, Ford Prefect from Hitch Hikers Guide!) and a few others, like Andy Hamilton, Geoffrey Whitehead and (unfortunately) Chris Langham.

It isn't genius-level life-changing comedy, but is very enjoyable and cleverer than it initially seems.

Plus, if you like accidental anachronisms, there's one scene where Pope's character is about to be knocked out and you can see a mattress (for him to fall on) being pushed along the floor through the doorway behind him.

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6 hours ago, Futtocks said:

C123, as we aficionados call it (not really) is fun. It was a spinoff from some of the cast of the sketch show Who dares wins. Jimmy Mulville (now founder of Hat trick Productions), Rory McGrath (the hairy one from They think it's all over) and Philip Pope (comedian and musician, whose latter work you will have heard in all sorts of places - look him up on IMDB).

Also in the cast, Neil Pearson (Drop the Dead Donkey), Howard Lew Lewis (Maid Marian & her Merry Men), Geoffrey McGivern (yes, Ford Prefect from Hitch Hikers Guide!) and a few others, like Andy Hamilton, Geoffrey Whitehead and (unfortunately) Chris Langham.

It isn't genius-level life-changing comedy, but is very enjoyable and cleverer than it initially seems.

Plus, if you like accidental anachronisms, there's one scene where Pope's character is about to be knocked out and you can see a mattress (for him to fall on) being pushed along the floor through the doorway behind him.

Saw it at the time and remember absolutely loving it.

I have a memory that it is so forgotten that lines used in it turned up in things that the cast/writers did subsequently.

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I remember watching this, and really enjoyed it as well. Now I know it's on C4 catch up (thanks Goose), I will be re-acquainting myself with it again.

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Philip Pope's loathsome character steals so many scenes...

"We are easily breakable, by illness or falling, or a million other ways of leaving this earthly life. We are just so much mashed potato."  Don Estelle

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22 hours ago, The Hallucinating Goose said:

Has anyone here seen the sitcom Chelmsford 123? I've had it recommended to me due to my undying love of the sitcom Plebs and I'd never heard of it before and upon doing a bit of research it seems that not many other people have either. It was made in the late 80s/early 90s and seems to have been almost completely forgotten if the lack of info out there about it is anything to go by. In 20 years, there has been only 15 comments posted about it on it's IMDB page which gives a bit of an impression as to how few people know about it. The whole series appears to be on C4s catchup and I was just wondering if its worth investing my time in? From the few comments out there about it most people say it's brilliant, just wondering what my fellow RL fans think? 

That brings back so many memories. Thoroughly addictive programme back then!

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Catching up with a few programmes after being away - 

Obi-Wan Kenobi - Looks great but failing to grab me.  I know its sci-fi, but there are so many plot holes for me.  

Ms Marvel - Looks great and was great.  Only one episode so far, but had humour and pace.  And great style.

The Boys - What can you say.  Just on top form.  A life lesson early on, do not sneeze whilst in a tight space.  

With the best, thats a good bit of PR, though I would say the Bedford team, theres, like, you know, 13 blokes who can get together at the weekend to have a game together, which doesnt point to expansion of the game. Point, yeah go on!

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