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1 January 1997 (UK) See more »
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A program about Tony Ferrino and his brilliant career. | Add synopsis »
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DVD: Review:The Steve Coogan Collection
 (From The AV Club. 22 December 2009, 10:00 PM, PST)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

Steve Coogan ... Tony Ferrino
Kim Wilde ... Herself
Mick Hucknall ... Himself
Gary Wilmot ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Baynham
Martin Coogan
Louise Hunt ... Maria
Juilieta Nazare

Directed by
Geoff Posner 
 
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Steve Coogan 
Henry Normal 

Produced by
Geoff Posner .... producer
David Tyler .... producer
 
Original Music by
Steve Brown 
 
Makeup Department
Barrie Gower .... makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Gary Nattrass .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Music Department
Steve Brown .... songs by
Martin Coogan .... songs by
Steve Coogan .... songs by
Henry Normal .... songs by
 


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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Coogan's Latin Lothario, 22 August 2006
Author: ShadeGrenade from Ambrosia

Back in the '70's, the B.B.C. used to screen music shows on Saturday nights based around popular singers such as Cilla Black, Lulu and Shirley Bassey. With their garish, tacky sets, outrageously attired dancers, unctuous guest-stars, cheesy songs, and unfunny links, they were absolute hell to sit through. 'The Tony Ferrino Phenomenon' is a brilliant lampoon of these; top marks to Steve Coogan and Henry Normal for capturing the look and feel of these shows. Some of the songs, such as 'Bigamy At Christmas', 'A Short Term Affair' ( a duet with Kim Wilde ) and 'The Silence Of The Lambs', are so brilliant you wonder why they haven't been released commercially. Ferrino himself is a perfectly realised composite of several singers including Tom Jones, Julio Iglesias and Engelbert Humperdinck - his command of the English language is poor, and his disastrous attempts to flirt with his female co-presenter are hilarious. Sadly, unfavourable comparisons with Alan Partridge and Paul Calf resulted in Ferrino's early demise.

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