Dexter King plays straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson. He falls in love with Kate, a pretty nurse he meets when he is receiving injections for hay fever. When Anderson fires ... See full summary »
Not unlike Monty Python and Benny Hill, this short-lived, fast-paced sketch comedy show, a coproduction between US' Cinemax and UK's Channel 4, features numerous, mostly unrelated sketches performed by mixed UK and US cast.
Marie is an insecure housewife whose husband, Joe, is having an affair. The two of them take a holiday to rural Scotland, but by sheer bad luck, end up at the hotel Joe uses for his "... See full summary »
Emma's acting credentials are to the fore in the opening sketch, which concerns infidelity, betrayal and promiscuity amongst UK television celebrities. She plays the role of both the wronged wife, and the dizzy blonde starlet, vying for the same man and vying for a coveted BAFTA award for "The best female comedy performance of 1984."
Clever video editing may at first trick you into thinking the elegant brunette in the formal gown and the scatterbrained blonde starlet are different actors, but be assured Emma plays both.
The main curiosity value of this clip is the truly bizarre 1980s style of Emma's song-and-dance routine. It follows the BAFTA-awards comedy sketch, and is unfortunately cut short abruptly 249 seconds from the start of the clip. Oh, those crazy '80s....
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