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BBC releases some historic comedy moments

The BBC is making hundreds of clips from its archive available to watch on a new website. Comics featured include Spike Milligan, Pete and Dud, Kenny Everett and Billy Connolly.

Chortle, 10th September 2019

Kenny Everett: comedy's master of 'self-cleaning filth'

"The following programme contains... naughty bits!" says Kenny Everett, mugging and gurning in 16 different frames on screen, each of them slightly out of sync with each other. These were the first words spoken on the first edition of The Kenny Everett Video Show in 1978.

The Telegraph, 8th December 2018

Saluting the demented genius of Kenny Everett

Hello, my little passion flowers... my little peeping Toms . . . It's 40 years since madcap DJ Kenny Everett launched his racy Video Show on television, a rapid-fire ragbag of silly voices, pop superstars and filthy jokes.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 16th November 2018

The Kenny Everett Video Show DVD review

In 1978, Radio 1 star Kenny Everett broke onto the small screen with an anarchic television series which would make the impish DJ a household name.

Samuel Payne, Entertainment Focus, 2nd November 2018

Kenny Everett's Thames Video Shows coming to DVD

Network is to release all four series of the iconic Kenny Everett Video Show on DVD in November.

British Comedy Guide, 24th October 2018

James Dreyfus to star in Kenny Everett movie

The Thin Blue Line star James Dreyfus has revealed that he will star in a new movie about the late comedian, radio DJ, and television entertainer Kenny Everett.

Female First, 4th August 2018

Why Just a Minute hides a far more ruthless reality

Just A Minute has become one of the nation's most beloved radio shows -- but it began as a classroom humiliation, inflicted on daydreamers by a history teacher at Sherborne School in the Thirties.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 1st December 2017

BBC to air lost Kenny Everett local radio shows

When the BBC sacked Kenny Everett in 1970, the anarchic DJ retreated to the South Coast where he channeled his frustrations into a series of brilliant comic broadcasts for local radio. Now "lost" tapes of those shows, recorded for stations in Portsmouth and the Solent, have been rediscovered and will be broadcast in a BBC special celebrating the pioneering broadcaster.

Adam Sherwin, i Newspaper, 9th August 2016