Tony Martin of Late Show fame has a new book coming out. Called Lolly Scramble, it’s available for purchase on 1 October. The blurb on the Pan MacMillan website reads: Comedian Tony Martin has strip-mined his often unremarkable life to tell sixteen small tales fraught with laughter and detail. Choosing to ignore his many dubious achievements in the …
Hey, who’s having a Late Show marathon? If you end up having a party at home, or just watch them marathon-style by yourself like a sad git, we want to hear all your stories, and see all your pictures! Email them to kimgilmour (at) gmail.com or link to them on the forum. September 9, 2005
Link of the day: There’s a Wikipedia entry on The Late Show, and of course, as it’s a Wiki, you can go in and edit or add to it! For example, I’ve gone in and added this excellent site to the end of their entry.
In 1993, The Late Show’s return was advertised in TV Week. For twelve years I had this ad on my door, yellowing with age and torn at the edges. The wonders of digital technology (and, again, I have Ben to thank for this) mean that the ad is now ‘remastered’ and looks just as it did in …
Whilst in Amsterdam last weekend I stumbled across Working Dog’s Molvania, ‘a land untouched by modern dentistry’, translated in Dutch! Which is: ‘Molvanie: Een land gevrijwaard van moderne tandheelkunde.’ Ironically, some of my relatives who live in Holland are dentists, so they might be interested in rejuvenating Molvanie.
Remember on The Late Show Champagne Edition DVD Tony mentions just how crap the early reviews of TLS really were? Take a trip down memory lane with this link to some early news stories.
Welcome to Champagne Comedy: The Late Show fan pages. Remember the zany Australian comedy series which aired at 10pm on Saturday nights during 1992-1993? Well, this is the website dedicated to reliving the classic moments of the series! We’ll have scripts, analyses, a discussion forum, news updates, clips, quotes from old news articles, photographs, episode exchanges …