Here’s some brand new gossip then, from comedy writer extraordinaire Andrew Marshall, (co-)writer of The Burkiss Way, End of Part One, Alexei Sayle’s Stuff, If You See God, Tell Him, and 2point4 Children. Speaking to Steve O’Brien about his old fanzine:
If you still do that, Rob Grant and I will have something new to talk about soon.
Andrew Marshall and Rob Grant collaborating? That is a very, very intriguing team-up indeed. And something to keep us all excited until Red Dwarf XII hits our screens. Then we’ll forget all about it and moan about UKTV Play for six fucking weeks straight instead.
Anyway, here’s one of my favourite End of Part One sketches, for precisely no reason at all.
With thanks to Ian Potter for the friendly nudge towards this news.
Remember those videos featuring an, erm, blacked-up Rob and Doug last year, to promote all the various new Dwarfy stuff? It occurs to me that we never posted a definitive list of them. So here we go – if I’ve missed any scattered around the web anywhere, let me know and I’ll add them:
This is just bizarre. I was idly watching Celebrity Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? on ITV1, watching Martin and Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet struggle with a question about which city hosted the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest. Martin decided to phone a friend. Then this happened:
The Red Dwarf novels are some of the finest TV to book adaptations in existence. In fact, no, I’ll go as far to say they are the best TV to book adaptations *ever*. Some people even hold the opinion that they’re superior to their TV based cousin… Me? Well, I think it’s impossible to compare, […]