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The Kenny Everett Video Cassette 

The Kenny Everett Video Show (original title)
This show featured music set to imagery, just prior to MTV. Most of it was concert footage though some had effects and a theme. It had a choreography segment featuring dancers known as "Hot Gossip".
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1981   1980   1979   1978  
3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kenny Everett ...  Himself / ... 35 episodes, 1978-1981
Hot Gossip Hot Gossip ...  Themselves 35 episodes, 1978-1981
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This show featured music set to imagery, just prior to MTV. Most of it was concert footage though some had effects and a theme. It had a choreography segment featuring dancers known as "Hot Gossip".

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Comedy | Music

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 1978 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Kenny Everett Video Cassette See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Thames Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(6 episodes) | (35 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Recorded at Thames Television's studios in Teddington but not in front of a studio audience. The laughter that can be frequently heard is from the studio crew. See more »

Crazy Credits

At the end of the episode, Kenny Everett would burst through the "THAMES" logo. The film was shown backwards, so it appeared that the paper was being repaired rather than torn. One version had an extended version of the Thames theme, another version had the crew laughing while the logo was being "repaired". See more »

Connections

Followed by The Kenny Everett Television Show (1981) See more »

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Naughty but nice!
14 December 2018 | by kittenkongshowSee all my reviews

Thanks to Network the full run of this is now out on DVD (Mostly intact - some of the music is missing due to licensing issues).

and my childhood returns to life! Ev was and always will be one of my legends - Let's hope the BBC years follow.

BUY IT!


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