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anyone watching the blair on trial show?
robert lyndsey, should be good.
Does it start at 9? I'm playing football tonight and I want to make sure I'm home for it.
i hope so anyway, otherwise i'd have a battle to get it on ahead of whatever football is on the tv.
Shouldn't be too much of a fight...
isn't it on channel 4 later this week?
Robert Lindsay was ace as Tony Blair in that David Blunkett drama they had when More4 first launched. It was the way he held his mug of tea, just totally captured the essence of the PM.
That show was AWFUL.
Lindsay let it down so badly, while Bernard Hill battled valiantly as Blunkett, Linday took the easy route and just played a complete charicature. Might as well have been played by Rory Bremner.
Add to this the whole way the script veered from silly pointless jokes to attempts at serious political comment, from trying to make Blunkett look like a victim, to portraying him as some bonkers racist megalomanic, it was a very messy piece of television.
...that Humprey Bogart looks like a cross between Robert Lyndsey and Mick Jones. So much so that we have hypothesised that he split himself into two people to further his career. In other news, Casablanca is a good film that you may like to watch.
it's on Channel4 on thursday at 10.
and will attempt to remember.
He cares as much as a bear in a snare.
He only cares about his car-earre.
All this PLUS he's got liar in his name
If it's anything like the one with David Blunkett, it will be the highest grade of gash: A comedy that isn't funny trying to be a biting satire that lightly gums the easiest of targets.
I'll give it until the first advert break.
preferably in song form...d'ya think there'll be a song? Freezer might get a defrosting and deep clean tonight.
does this sum up my views on the matter, "the highest grade of gash" is the best thing I've heard in my life.
even though it'll be Gashboard Confessional..Is Rose Kemp on Gangs on?
I officially authorise you to use it whenever you deem it appropriate. And also when inappropriate.