'Christmas at the Riviera' - Reece in ITV1 comedy drama

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'Christmas at the Riviera' - Reece in ITV1 comedy drama

Postby Geoff Tipps' Joke Writer » Thu Aug 30, 2007 2:44 pm

Reece stars as an hotel assistant manager who is left in charge of a hotel over Christmas...

http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/newsstor ... to-star-in

Its due to be broadcast over the Xmas period...
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Postby MrsBeasley » Thu Aug 30, 2007 2:51 pm

thanks for that :D

my he is a busy boy these days, not too sure about how this program sounds but hey its something new with reece in so its all good.
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Postby Papa's new wife » Thu Aug 30, 2007 2:58 pm

The 'ITV' did make my heart sink somewhat.
As did the plot, but maybe it will surprise us?
As as Mrs B says, its REECE so :D
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Postby Tubby Little Titwitch » Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:01 pm

That rest he keeps mentioning in his blog never seems to happen does it?

Summary doesn't exactly grab me, but it is largely irrelevant considering the cast :wink:

A little bit of Reece at Christmas :D
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Postby Geoff Tipps' Joke Writer » Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:02 pm

Its written by the team who created 'The Worst Week of My Life' series...

The words ITV1 always make me wary but the cast is very, very good so hopefully...
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Postby MrsBeasley » Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:07 pm

Geoff Tipps' Joke Writer wrote:The words ITV1 always make me wary but the cast is very, very good so hopefully...

...it won't be like the abbey
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Postby Papa's new wife » Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:09 pm

Alexander Armstrong? Ohhhh double the yum then!
But... Pam bloody Ferris? Ehhh.... :?
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Postby Tubby Little Titwitch » Thu Aug 30, 2007 3:14 pm

...as a man-eater?! Bizarre. :?
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Postby a1tiptop » Thu Aug 30, 2007 4:18 pm

Do you think there will inevitably be comparisons to Fawlty Towers?

But I'm living in hope of another brilliant performance by Reece to match the one in Catterick! I really did think he was wonderful in that. Perfect casting.

My gut feeling tells me it'll be a bit TLC. I'm holding out for The Cottage to be his masterwork!
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Postby MrsBeasley » Thu Aug 30, 2007 4:37 pm

a1tiptop wrote:Do you think there will inevitably be comparisons to Fawlty Towers?


Think thats already started

http://www.chortle.co.uk/news/2007/08/3 ... _fawlty%3F
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Postby a1tiptop » Thu Aug 30, 2007 4:43 pm

It's a pretty lazy comparison.

A better one would be to call it TLC at a seaside hotel? But that's no bad thing. ;)
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Postby MrsBeasley » Sun Dec 23, 2007 12:14 pm

So this is on tomorrow so I went in to sky tv guide to set a reminder for it.
And guess what? scottish ITV aren't showing it! They have some b*llocks about christmas on stv.
Luckily we can get ITV 1 london on sky so I can still watch it but you other scottish ladies might miss out :(
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