With hotel porter turned petrol pump assistant Michael staying at his house - since somebody stole his front door - Alan is asked to host a sales conference for a firm making coal-effect fires and is visited by their South African representative. Inevitably Alan attempts a South African accent which does not impress but he gets the job anyway. Unfortunately, on the way there he pierces his foot on a spiked fence which severely hampers the quality of his conference speech. Written by
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Dante's Fires is a reference to Dante Aligheri who wrote the Inferno, and possibly also to Dante's Peak, a film about a volcano. See more
The cameraman who is filming Alan at the Dante's Fire Awards disappears when the camera angle is changed. See more
Ah-haaaaa! What a year it's been for Dante. Fires. Maybe you're here tonight with a wife or an old flame. But what is the burning issue? Hit your targets or you'll be... fired. But today's also about fun. Have you all got your fun packs? I've got one here. Dropped it. It's all right. I've got a list. Here. It should contain a torch, a CurlyWurly, a book of stamps, a free digital watch with denim strap, a vodka miniature, a Bic-style razor and a copy of the Daily Express. Ooooooh, it's a good ...
References Agatha Christie's Poirot
Written by Sting
Performed by The Police See more