WHAT THE PAPERS SAID
The Eye on Theatre
Saturday 02 November 1996
VIC REEVES BIG NIGHT OUT (10.30pm C4) opens and closes with the worst sub-Sinatra (or is it Monkhouse?) vocal rendition you'll ever hear. In between are some meaningless variety spoofs and dreadful Light Ent double-acts, topped with host Reeves's incomprehensible Geordie smarm. But against the odds, it's the funniest cabaret circuit TV transfer yet.
Reeves and Mortimer's `Shooting Stars' began a 41-date national tour yesterday (1 Nov) and runs until 19 December.
Geoffrey Macnab does not like the comedian's big screen debut
Look beyond the usual shows for the best festive telly
The battle for control of Stieg Larsson's £30m legacy
Life & Style blogs
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
- 1 Tim Sherwood challenges Daniel Levy to set out vision for Tottenham Hotspur’s future
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
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