Former pop-star turned con artist Simon Delancey is kidnapped by two fans of his eighties band the Venus Hunters, and blackmailed to re-form the band for one final show.

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Marge Beake
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D.J. Hoardes
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Lovely Old Lady
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Car Dealer
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Former pop-star turned con artist Simon Delancey is kidnapped by two fans of his eighties band the Venus Hunters, and blackmailed to re-form the band for one final show.

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31 March 1999 (UK)  »

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Venus - Huonosti käyttäytyvä bändi  »

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Fantastic!!
10 June 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

For an 80s chick like myself, this was like the mothership calling me home! The costumes, the music, the memories! Gives me goosebumps whenever I hear Starburst which really does sound like it was released back in the good ol' days. Neil Morrisey, Martin Clunes, and the rest were absolutely brilliant. It was also great to see cameos by 80s heroes such as Simon Le Bon, Gary Numan and Tony Hadley, and a piece of genius to make out that Phil Oakey went to the same institute as Gavin!! It is a crime that ITV have never released this on DVD, nor have they shown it since - and, believe me, I have hounded them many times!! I have also worn out my well loved VHS copy so come on ITV, have a heart and get this back on our screens!


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