Mickey Love is an aging television quiz show host who after climbing his way back to the top since conquering alcoholism, has hosted the highly rated "Family Values" for over ten years. But...
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One of three hour long dramas that Rik Mayall did for ITV in the summer of 1993. Dancing Queen concerns Neil who is at his batchelor party. A stripper called Pandora performs her dance and ... See full summary »
Helena Bonham Carter,
Having just met at a party Siobhan brings back Greg to her flat for what might be a night of of unbridled passion. Greg really thinks his luck's in, but things don't go quite according to ... See full summary »
In 1939, young Oliver, Calypso, Polly and Walter visit friends and family in Cornwall. Spanish Civil War is over and WW2 has begun, so they enjoy their love life while they can. Decades later, they gather again, this time for a funeral.
Marla Darland is blessed with the voice of an angel, a singing legend. But when her agent, Marty Starr, finds his agency in trouble, he concocts a sinister plot to bring up her record sales... See full summary »
Comedy thriller notable for the remarkably un-manic and restrained performance by Rik Mayall as single parent and part-time minicab driver Toby. Trying to juggle being Dad to seven -year ... See full summary »
Alex (Al Pillay) is a disgruntled server at a snobby exclusive restaurant who falls on hard times. Forced to deal with the contempt and disgust of the upper class, Alex and cohorts attempt ... See full summary »
Henry Kesdi is a silenced classical composer and a survivor of the Holocaust. He is coaxed out from retirement by an inspired musicologist, Stefan, who convinces him to compose a complex ... See full summary »
Max von Sydow,
Mickey Love is an aging television quiz show host who after climbing his way back to the top since conquering alcoholism, has hosted the highly rated "Family Values" for over ten years. But when he hears a false rumor that his show will be axed to make way for a new one, which will be hosted by young upstart Greg Deane. Mickey bitterly resorts to desperate measures to cling on to his career.Written by
Stumbled onto this on Bravo a few years back...if you've only seen Rik in the Young Ones or Drop Dead Fred, you'll be amazed at his range and talent in this and the other episodes in the "Rik Mayall Presents" series. See also "Dirty Old Town", "Clair De Lune", and "The Big One".
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