Kim G

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What used to be on just before The Late Show?

I remember sitting through an entire episode of Birds of a Feather before The Late Show aired, aged 15/16. I meticulously set up the VHS with a blank tape, and made sure that the aerial was set up correctly to avoid any interference. The remote control was in hand, ready for me to hit record …

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Office Christmas Party – from the archives

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xm1n63qZSk[/tube]

Champagne Comedy – welcome!

Hi everyone! Are you a fan of The Late Show? Did you Endure Birds of a Feather which came on just before The Late Show, just so you could set the VCR to record every precious second of the show? Get a copy of the Best of DVDs or VCRs from an older sibling and become hooked …

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Richard Marsland – charity donations

Thanks to Baudrillard and pixpix for organising this. “IN ARMITAGE SHANKS WE TRUST – DONATE TO BEYOND BLUE If you would like to make a donation to Beyond Blue in Richard’s memory go to: www.beyondblue.org.au/index.aspx?link_id=104.888 The staff at Beyond Blue are Marsland fans & happy to help out. Send them an email, with the subject line “In Armitage Shanks We …

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Richard Marsland dies

Tributes are flooding in for Richard Marsland, the radio anchor best known for his work on Tony Martin’s former radio show, Get This. Marsland was found dead today aged just 32. Austereo Melbourne general manager Ben Amarfio expressed the station’s sadness at losing a talented and popular member of the Triple M team.“Everyone he worked …

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Olympic fever nostalgia!

As the Beijing Olympics draws near, how about a trip down memory lane? Remember when The Late Show went to Sydney and Mick and Tony asked people about the Sydney 2000 Olympics win? [tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrK2dO8NO2s[/tube]

More on The Hollowmen!

From the article Sitch In Time: “As far as I can tell, Tony [Rob Sitch] is a variation on Frontline’s Mike Moore, his prevailing characteristic the same gormless naivety, his life a series of defeats, humiliations, pratfalls and disasters. He suggests that everything in his world is under control and yet also about to go hideously …

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Late Show cast in new political series

Some of the old Late Show cast is working on a new political satire/drama, The Hollowmen, to air on the ABC on July 9. Working Dog, the production company co-founded by Late Show alumni including Santo Cilauro, Rob Sitch and Tom Gleisner, began taping the new show recently. The Hollowmen is thought to be named after TS Eliot’s famous poem …

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Sandhurst Machinery revisited

Thanks to Lucas Buck Sherrif for sending in this photograph, taken a couple of months ago, of the famous Sandhurst Machinery toolshop! “Notice the lack of signage,” he points out. “Certainly no ‘As seen on The Late Show’ banners happening…” For those of you who have no idea, here’s the appropriate clip: [tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_cGcLk0KPU[/tube]

Jane Kennedy flashes back to 1992

Thanks to menagers for scanning the magazine article 13 schoolyards pointed out featuring Jane Kennedy, former Late Show cast member, looking back on the good old year of 1992. “When I see this photo, which also shows I clearly didn’t know you could get your eyebrows shaped, I have to wonder why I was wearing …

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