History ActorAllusion / Radio

3rd Oct '16 5:37:23 AM Morgenthaler
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* In an episode of Creator/TheBBC radio comedy series ''RevoltingPeople'', set during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution, Samuel, the main character, has a dream that he's gone to hell for refusing to pick a side. {{Satan}} turns out to resemble redcoat Sergeant [=McGurk=], played by co-writer Andy Hamilton. Hamilton also writes and stars in the radio comedy series ''[[Radio/OldHarrysGame Old Harry's Game]]'', as Satan.

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* In an episode of Creator/TheBBC radio comedy series ''RevoltingPeople'', ''Radio/RevoltingPeople'', set during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution, Samuel, the main character, has a dream that he's gone to hell for refusing to pick a side. {{Satan}} turns out to resemble redcoat Sergeant [=McGurk=], played by co-writer Andy Hamilton. Hamilton also writes and stars in the radio comedy series ''[[Radio/OldHarrysGame Old Harry's Game]]'', as Satan.



* In an episode of ''TheNewsQuiz'', hosted by Sandi Toksvig, a musical clue for a question about children's television naturally went for the theme of ''No. 73'', a 1980s SaturdayMorningKidsShow hosted by Sandi Toksvig.

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* In an episode of ''TheNewsQuiz'', ''Radio/TheNewsQuiz'', hosted by Sandi Toksvig, a musical clue for a question about children's television naturally went for the theme of ''No. 73'', a 1980s SaturdayMorningKidsShow hosted by Sandi Toksvig.
2nd Aug '16 11:56:51 AM DaibhidC
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* At the end of ''Music/MitchBenn Has Left The Building'', the final of Mitch Benn's series of musical comedy lectures about music legends, he explains that Music/ElvisPresley the person may have died, but ELVIS the cultural phenomenon never will, briefly alluding to his own role as Radio 2's "Ask Elvis" in the process.

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* At the end of ''Music/MitchBenn Has Left The Building'', the final of Mitch Benn's series of musical comedy lectures about music legends, he explains that Music/ElvisPresley the person may have died, but ELVIS the cultural phenomenon never will, briefly alluding to his own role as Radio 2's "Ask Elvis" in the process.process.
* In the ''Radio/ImSorryIHaventAClue'' episode guesting Richard Osman, his Sound Charades subject was ''Series/{{Pointless}} Celebrities'' (which Sandi Toksvig claimed to be completely unaware of) and ''Pointless'' sound effects were used for his moves (and only his moves) in Mornington Crescent.
17th Jul '16 1:59:18 PM DaibhidC
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* At the end of ''Music/MitchBenn Has Left The Building'', the final of Mitch Benn's series of musical comedy lectures about music legends, he explains that Music/ElvisPresley the person may have died, but ELVIS the cultural phenomenon never will, briefly alluding to his own role as Radio 2's "Ask Elvis".

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* At the end of ''Music/MitchBenn Has Left The Building'', the final of Mitch Benn's series of musical comedy lectures about music legends, he explains that Music/ElvisPresley the person may have died, but ELVIS the cultural phenomenon never will, briefly alluding to his own role as Radio 2's "Ask Elvis".Elvis" in the process.
17th Jul '16 1:58:52 PM DaibhidC
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* In the BBC's ''Fourth Doctor Adventures'' audio series, "Tsar Wars" features the Fourth Doctor meeting his IdenticalStranger, [[UsefulNotes/RasputinTheMadMonk Rasputin]]. Creator/TomBaker had played the 'mad monk' in ''Film/NicholasAndAlexandria'' (in what was his signature role before getting cast as the Doctor). In the same audio, Michael Jayston (known in the Whoniverse for playing the Valeyard) plays the Tsar, also a pseudo-reprisal of his role in ''Nicholas and Alexandria''.

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* In the BBC's ''Fourth [=AudioGO=]'s ''Franchise/DoctorWho: Fourth Doctor Adventures'' audio series, "Tsar Wars" features the Fourth Doctor meeting his IdenticalStranger, a RecycledInSpace version of [[UsefulNotes/RasputinTheMadMonk Rasputin]]. Creator/TomBaker had played the 'mad monk' in ''Film/NicholasAndAlexandria'' (in what was his signature role before getting cast as the Doctor). In the same audio, Michael Jayston (known in the Whoniverse for playing the Valeyard) plays the Tsar, also a pseudo-reprisal of his role in ''Nicholas and Alexandria''.Alexandria''.
* At the end of ''Music/MitchBenn Has Left The Building'', the final of Mitch Benn's series of musical comedy lectures about music legends, he explains that Music/ElvisPresley the person may have died, but ELVIS the cultural phenomenon never will, briefly alluding to his own role as Radio 2's "Ask Elvis".
10th Mar '15 2:50:56 PM pinkdalek
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* In the BBC's ''Fourth Doctor Adventures'' series, "Tsar Wars" features the Fourth Doctor meeting his IdenticalStranger {{Rasputin}}. Creator/TomBaker had played the 'mad monk' in ''Film/NicholasAndAlexandria'' (in what was his signature role before getting cast as the Doctor). In the same audio, Michael Jayston (known in the Whoniverse for playing the Valeyard) plays the Tsar, also a pseudo-reprisal of his role in ''Nicholas and Alexandria''.

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* In the BBC's ''Fourth Doctor Adventures'' audio series, "Tsar Wars" features the Fourth Doctor meeting his IdenticalStranger {{Rasputin}}.IdenticalStranger, [[UsefulNotes/RasputinTheMadMonk Rasputin]]. Creator/TomBaker had played the 'mad monk' in ''Film/NicholasAndAlexandria'' (in what was his signature role before getting cast as the Doctor). In the same audio, Michael Jayston (known in the Whoniverse for playing the Valeyard) plays the Tsar, also a pseudo-reprisal of his role in ''Nicholas and Alexandria''.
10th Mar '15 2:47:36 PM pinkdalek
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* An example that overlaps with SelfDeprecation in ''The Alan Davies Show'', wrttien by and starring stand-up-comedian-turned-actor Alan Davies: in the episode "Mr Strawberry", Davies' character ([[TheDanza also called Alan]]) dismisses one of the cast members of ''[[ShowWithinAShow The Gay Miner]]'' as "Not a real actor, just a stand-up comedian who's suddenly decided he can act."

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* An example that overlaps with SelfDeprecation in ''The Alan Davies Show'', wrttien by and starring stand-up-comedian-turned-actor Alan Davies: in the episode "Mr Strawberry", Davies' character ([[TheDanza also called Alan]]) dismisses one of the cast members of ''[[ShowWithinAShow The Gay Miner]]'' as "Not a real actor, just a stand-up comedian who's suddenly decided he can act.""
* In the BBC's ''Fourth Doctor Adventures'' series, "Tsar Wars" features the Fourth Doctor meeting his IdenticalStranger {{Rasputin}}. Creator/TomBaker had played the 'mad monk' in ''Film/NicholasAndAlexandria'' (in what was his signature role before getting cast as the Doctor). In the same audio, Michael Jayston (known in the Whoniverse for playing the Valeyard) plays the Tsar, also a pseudo-reprisal of his role in ''Nicholas and Alexandria''.
4th Jan '15 9:46:26 AM TheUnsquished
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* In an episode of TheBBC radio comedy series ''RevoltingPeople'', set during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution, Samuel, the main character, has a dream that he's gone to hell for refusing to pick a side. {{Satan}} turns out to resemble redcoat Sergeant [=McGurk=], played by co-writer Andy Hamilton. Hamilton also writes and stars in the radio comedy series ''[[Radio/OldHarrysGame Old Harry's Game]]'', as Satan.

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* In an episode of TheBBC Creator/TheBBC radio comedy series ''RevoltingPeople'', set during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution, Samuel, the main character, has a dream that he's gone to hell for refusing to pick a side. {{Satan}} turns out to resemble redcoat Sergeant [=McGurk=], played by co-writer Andy Hamilton. Hamilton also writes and stars in the radio comedy series ''[[Radio/OldHarrysGame Old Harry's Game]]'', as Satan.
3rd Dec '14 10:01:39 AM pinkdalek
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** "Paris" contains several, as it is a mystery with Martin trying to figure out what happened to a bottle of whiskey. He [[MangledCatchphrase tries for a Sherlock Holmes line and bungles it]]: "We’ve taken away all the things that can possibly have happened, so I suppose the only thing that’s left, even though it seems really weird, must be the thing that did happen, in fact." Arthur later compares him to... Miss Marple.

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** "Paris" contains several, as it is a mystery with Martin trying to figure out what happened to a bottle of whiskey. He [[MangledCatchphrase tries for a Sherlock Holmes line and bungles it]]: "We’ve taken away all the things that can possibly have happened, so I suppose the only thing that’s left, even though it seems really weird, must be the thing that did happen, in fact." When he states his theory about what happened, he slips into ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'''s style of delivery from the famous deduction scenes (although sticking with the voice that Cumberbatch uses to play Martin). Arthur later compares him to... Miss Marple.
3rd Dec '14 9:59:57 AM pinkdalek
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* In ''Cabin Pressure'', [[BenedictCumberbatch Martin Crieff]] names ''The Hound of the Baskervilles'' as a book that sounds more interesting with the final letter of its title knocked off.
** He also does a bit of sleuthing in ''Paris'', which prompts Arthur to compare him to... Miss Marple.

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* In ''Cabin Pressure'', ''Radio/CabinPressure'':
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[[BenedictCumberbatch Martin Crieff]] names ''The Hound of the Baskervilles'' as a book that sounds more interesting with the final letter of its title knocked off.
** "Paris" contains several, as it is a mystery with Martin trying to figure out what happened to a bottle of whiskey. He also does [[MangledCatchphrase tries for a bit of sleuthing Sherlock Holmes line and bungles it]]: "We’ve taken away all the things that can possibly have happened, so I suppose the only thing that’s left, even though it seems really weird, must be the thing that did happen, in ''Paris'', which prompts fact." Arthur to compare later compares him to... Miss Marple.
17th Oct '14 9:12:09 AM bwburke94
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* In TheBBC adaptation of the ''SherlockHolmes'' story "The Reigate Squires", Holmes says to Inspector Forrester "You sound dangerously like a certain doctor I know". Forrester is played by [[Series/DoctorWho Peter Davison]].

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* In TheBBC Creator/TheBBC's adaptation of the ''SherlockHolmes'' ''Franchise/SherlockHolmes'' story "The Reigate Squires", Holmes says to Inspector Forrester "You sound dangerously like a certain doctor [[Series/DoctorWho doctor]] I know". Forrester is played by [[Series/DoctorWho Peter Davison]].Creator/PeterDavison.
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