The Peggy Mount Calamity Hour

Kenny Everett’s Christmas Carol

December 19, 2020

It is said that Christmas is a time for tradition, and there’s no better setting for Velvet and Blackout, than Dickensian London, as they visit  Auntie Beeb’s seasonal offering from 1985 in the form of Kenny Everett’s Christmas Carol. With such a fine supporting cast (God bless them, every one), and two highly-revered script writers behind him, Cuddly Ken can’t possibly fail to guarantee giggles aplenty in this Yuletide televisual feast right? Right?!?

Have you ever seen B.A. Robertson and Rob Brydon in the same room? Was Cleo Rocos in that very room? Does that same room contain cassettes with pre-recorded sessions of convincing audience laughter? Listen on…

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