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Forum: Showbiz 26-04-2012, 20:13
Replies: 11
Views: 2,642
Posted By DemonDan
The script was written by Gary Lawson and John...

The script was written by Gary Lawson and John Phelps, who wrote a number of episodes of the original TV series. The series' creators, Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, were consultants on the play...
Forum: Movies 24-04-2012, 19:28
Replies: 46
Views: 3,145
Posted By DemonDan
Crosby was indeed considered but the part wasn't...

Crosby was indeed considered but the part wasn't written for him as the character already existed. The pilot Columbo movie used virtually the same script as the 'Prescription Murder' stage play in...
Forum: Movies 20-04-2012, 22:40
Replies: 18
Views: 1,446
Posted By DemonDan
'Dad's Army', 'Porridge', the two 'Steptoe'...

'Dad's Army', 'Porridge', the two 'Steptoe' movies, and 'The Likely Lads' were all fairly decent, but they were, in general, the best of a pretty bad bunch. The 'On The Buses' trilogy weren't up to...
Forum: Movies 20-04-2012, 18:45
Replies: 18
Views: 1,446
Posted By DemonDan
As a previous poster has mentioned, it was the...

As a previous poster has mentioned, it was the poor state of the British film industry in the 1970's (a combination of the dire economic situation, the withdrawal of a lot of the American studios,...
Forum: Football 20-04-2012, 18:38
Replies: 24
Views: 1,510
Posted By DemonDan
Yep, good call. Robin Friday it is. Not only...

Yep, good call. Robin Friday it is.

Not only for his footballing ability, but any man who gets sent off for kicking Mark Lawrenson in the face deserves accolade!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-04-2012, 18:13
Replies: 2,735
Views: 203,287
Posted By DemonDan
Yes, Jimmy Logan was mis-cast and was a...

Yes, Jimmy Logan was mis-cast and was a last-minute choice. The part was written for Hawtrey but he refused to work on the TV special that went into production just prior to 'Girls' owing to a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-03-2012, 13:56
Replies: 43
Views: 4,067
Posted By DemonDan
I'm sure Lynn and Jay will be able to come up...

I'm sure Lynn and Jay will be able to come up with some sharp and satiricial material, but the key is whether this will work will lie in the re-casting.

They should go with Henry Goodman as Sir...
Forum: Football 17-03-2012, 19:34
Replies: 942
Views: 106,165
Posted By DemonDan
Yes, a non-synchronised DC shock to try and...

Yes, a non-synchronised DC shock to try and restore sinus rhythm.
Forum: Football 17-03-2012, 19:28
Replies: 942
Views: 106,165
Posted By DemonDan
Well I am a medical professional, so can answer...

Well I am a medical professional, so can answer this. The defibillator is used to shock a heart back into sinus rhythm if its electrical rhythm has gone 'haywire' (ventricular fibrillation). That...
Forum: Music 02-03-2012, 18:47
Replies: 108
Views: 6,246
Posted By DemonDan
For me, the Sex Pistols were the best, and remain...

For me, the Sex Pistols were the best, and remain so, punk band of all time, with The Clash, for me, being more punk-rock. No band represented the era more than the Pistols and, while The Clash had...
Forum: Movies 02-03-2012, 18:34
Replies: 8
Views: 4,899
Posted By DemonDan
Well, it largely depends, of course, on what the...

Well, it largely depends, of course, on what the CGI is being used for. If it was, say, to create a backdrop of a Californian beach scene outside a window, to save the cost of finding an appropriate...
Forum: Movies 20-01-2012, 17:30
Replies: 12
Views: 4,341
Posted By DemonDan
Yes, it was to fund her plan to siphon off the...

Yes, it was to fund her plan to siphon off the millions from Wennerstrom's off-shore bank accounts. It was 50,000 swedish kroner, don't forget, not 50,000 pounds. That works out at just less than...
Forum: Doctor Who 02-01-2012, 22:07
Replies: 49
Views: 5,083
Posted By DemonDan
All valid points OP, but there's also the issue...

All valid points OP, but there's also the issue of it being a 50th anniversary - commemerating the entire series and not just 'new Who'. If the producers did bring back Ecclestone and Tennant, that...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 18-12-2011, 20:33
Replies: 44
Views: 5,714
Posted By DemonDan
Lots of location filming in Scarborough. I...

Lots of location filming in Scarborough. I recognise a lot of it.
Forum: Broadcasting 08-12-2011, 22:05
Replies: 32
Views: 3,163
Posted By DemonDan
TV in Sweden is, from my experience of it, pretty...

TV in Sweden is, from my experience of it, pretty good. The main broadcaster is SVT (like our BBC), which run a variety of non-commercial channels, and there are also a wide number of commercial...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-12-2011, 21:29
Replies: 513
Views: 47,145
Posted By DemonDan
Prior to moving into Brinsworth, Richard had...

Prior to moving into Brinsworth, Richard had spent some time in a residential home for treatment for alcoholism and depression. Maybe that's what you were thinking of. Up until 2001, however, he...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-12-2011, 17:29
Replies: 513
Views: 47,145
Posted By DemonDan
Richard O'Sullivan is a resident at Brinsworth...

Richard O'Sullivan is a resident at Brinsworth House, a nursing/residential home run by the Entertainment Artistes Benevolent Fund. He moved into the home after suffering a severe stroke in 2003. ...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-12-2011, 18:32
Replies: 615
Views: 105,490
Posted By DemonDan
No. Although there's been no official...

No. Although there's been no official announcement, the death of John Sullivan has undoubtedly ended all possibility of the show returning. Also, the viewing figures were not that great, largely...
Forum: Sport 27-11-2011, 12:42
Replies: 328
Views: 81,093
Posted By DemonDan
Apparently, he was found hanged this...

Apparently, he was found hanged this morning.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/8918628/Wales-boss-Gary-Speed-found-dead.html
Forum: Movies 26-11-2011, 22:40
Replies: 26
Views: 1,715
Posted By DemonDan
There were actually 2 remakes of 'The Poseidon...

There were actually 2 remakes of 'The Poseidon Adventure'. As well as the 2006 film, there was a 3-hour TV mini-series in the same year. This featured the ship being overturned by a terrorist bomb,...
Forum: Movies 26-11-2011, 22:34
Replies: 40
Views: 3,092
Posted By DemonDan
'What a Carve Up!'

'What a Carve Up!'
Forum: Movies 21-11-2011, 18:24
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By DemonDan
How about 'When did Roger Moore first play James...

How about 'When did Roger Moore first play James Bond?'

Most will go for 'Live and Let Die' in 1973...but...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ro7vdOMmMSs
Forum: Movies 21-11-2011, 18:22
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By DemonDan
Wasn't it Bob Holness, from Blockbusters fame,...

Wasn't it Bob Holness, from Blockbusters fame, who played Bond in a South African radio version of a 007 novel (I'm thinking maybe 'Moonraker', but not quite sure)?
Forum: Movies 20-11-2011, 23:10
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By DemonDan
Would that be the stunt guy that filled in for...

Would that be the stunt guy that filled in for Sir Sean on the gunbarrel sequence...? Can't remember his name now.
Forum: Movies 20-11-2011, 22:00
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By DemonDan
Yeah, it's an ok adaptation of the novel, if you...

Yeah, it's an ok adaptation of the novel, if you don't mind the American 'Jimmy Bond.' It's on youtube if anyone wants to see it.

Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYhQqTAGd7k
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