Do Not Adjust Your Set

‘With John Wayne On The Xylophone’

In keeping with the once-fashionable idea that children were actually miniature adults in training whose brains needed treating in the same way, British pop culture used to provide anklebiters with their own comics, newspapers, variety shows and comedy series which were versions of what the grown-ups consumed. I’d completely forgotten about ‘Do Not Adjust Your […]

The English Explained In A Single Clip

One of the fun things about YouTube is sorting through your childhood media influences, and for me (and I suspect many writers who use comedy to leaven darkness) Monty Python was a formative experience. But before that, of course, there was At Last The 1948 Show with virtually the same cast and mindset, and before […]