Anton Geraint Biggs, at the Old Basford Palace of Varieties

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Location: Nottingham Upon Trent, England


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Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights: Series One  [DVD] [200&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Peter Kay
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Peter Kay is a comedy genius. His beutifully observed take on the Northern Club scene is spot-on, with exactly the sort of charicatures of the sort of people you would expect to find in a club like "the phoenix". From the crusty old war-hero on the door, to the tone deaf M.C.(who murders every song), they're all there, with the icing on the cake being of course wheelchair-bound club owner Brian Potter. This dvd of the first series contains 6 episodes that to me are already classics. I defy anyone to watch 'Phoenix' and keep a straight face. Some of the comedy goes unsaid and can be very subtle so you can pick up on different things each time you watch it. Amongst the acts… Read more