Fast Show Live DVD
Date: 18th November 2002
Worldwide? Releasing The Fast Show Live on DVD? This November? From
the record-breaking 1998 sell-out live show? With over 80 minutes
of fast and furious fun written by and starring PAUL WHITEHOUSE
and CHARLIE HIGSON? More characters, costume changes and catchphrases
than ever before? Never seen on TV and the first ever live DVD of
The Fast Show? Complimenting the range of Fast Show videos, DVD's,
audio cassettes and CDs already available in the range? Are they
quite mad? Oh well...
in February 1998 during the show's month-long run at the Labatt's
Apollo Hammersmith, The Fast Show Live used 52 wigs, 84 costumes,
48 people to physically make the show happen and 47 different scenes.
115,000 people came to see the show, and 30,000 bottles of lager,
2,000 bottles of water, 14 bottles of Vitamin B12 mix, 196 Nurofen
Plus and 4 packs of Diocalm were consumed backstage throughout the
run. The set needed 7 articulated trucks to transport it, and there
were 3 backstage romances!
featured include "Oh bugger", "Anyone fancy a pint?",
"You ain't seen me, right", "Someone's sitting there
mate", "Suit you sir", "I don't want to go to
the dark place", "Where's me washboard", "This
month I have been mostly eating...", "I'm a little bit
wayy", "Which was nice", "No offence",
"Does my bum look big in this", "I'll get me coat",
and "I was very very drunk".
featured include Unlucky Alf, Tommy Cockles, Arthur Atkinson, Chester
Drawers, the shagging couple, the Patagonians, Jesse, Jazz Club,
Chris the Crafty Cockney, Ron Manager, Swiss Toni, Dave Angel Eco
Warrior, Brilliant, Colin Hunt, Professor Denzel Dexter, Monkfish,
Bob Fleming, Carl Hooper, the 13th Duke of Wybourne, Ted and Ralph,
Chip the deaf stuntman, Rowley Birkin QC and Chanel 9 News.
Fast Show Live stars PAUL WHITEHOUSE, SIMON DAY, CHARLIE HIGSON,
JOHN THOMSON, ARABELLA WEIR and MARK WILLIAMS, with PAUL SHEARER,
ERYL MAYNARD, RHYS THOMAS, LOUISE BRILL and DONNA EWIN.
DVD is menu driven and has scene selection.
DATE: 18TH NOVEMBER 2002
CAT. NUMBER: BBCDVD1187
DURATION: 82 MINS APPROX