Kim G

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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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Archibald painting of Santo is finished

Daniel Sanger has painted Santo Cilauro as his Late Show character “Santo the Magnificent” for the famous Archibald Prize portrait competition. The painting is finished and Santo really liked it. Here he is, posing in front of the masterpiece. What a good sport. Check out Daniel’s blog about the painting and how it progressed!

Santo the Magnificent for Archibald Prize!

Late Show fan Daniel Sanger is painting Santo Cilauro as his famous Santo the Magnificent character and entering the creation in the (even more) famous Archibald Prize portrait competition! Santo told The Daily Telegraph: “It’s so surreal, it’s ridiculous. The artist, as a kid, was obsessed with (the ABC comedy) The Late Show and wanted to paint …

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Merry Christmas Champagne Comedy fans!

To everyone who has supported this site by visiting the forums and participating in the brilliant discussion, we salute you! 2007 has been the biggest year for the Champagne Comedy site and its illustrious forums. Let me give you a small sampling of highlights from the website and the D-Generation world: In the members’ only forum, …

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Get This farewell party – photos

Thanks to menagers on the members’ forum for the first-hand pics of the Get This Farewell party at Dick Liquor! Details to follow… or why not join the forum and tell us your own stories?

London Rally mentioned on Get This!

On Tony’s penultimate show today, he very kindly played a couple of minutes of footage from the Save Get This London Rally that happened last weekend. Woohoo! It’s only taken fifteen years to get any sort of feedback from the Tonester.

London Save Get This Rally – the slideshow!

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byN4dYpn460[/tube] The London Save Get This Rally – to check out how it all went, listen to the audio and watch the clips unfold before your very eyes… thanks to Fran for getting us all together; to Bean for the Jonestown reading and Rob for staying up late editing the slideshow. and to me, for working …

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London Get This Rally on 17 November

The London Save Get This Rally is happening on 17 November! Thanks to Bean and Francesca for organising it. Meet at midday near the river entrance to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside. Your Champagne Comedy representative plans to be there, so pictures and footage of the, er, ‘pseudo flash mob’ (can’t call …

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Get This rally a success!

The Get This rally today was a roaring success. About 150 people turned up, and Tony, Ed and Richard turned up to give their support to the fans. There are some images on Facebook -in the public gallery for the Global Movement to Save Get This Facebook group and Lucas’s album (Facebook login required).