“The drama is one of four (!) which will also explore the lives of Hughie Green, Tony Hancock and Steptoe and Son stars Harry H Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell.”
Look, Tony Hancock I can almost see, and I’ve never witnessed the man’s work, which is legendary among British comedy buffs, and he had a troubled life and early death.
But: the rest is all too weirdly “meta” even for me. I guess it is reassuring that some people get paid to indulge their obscure pop culture obsessions. Sadly, I’m not one of them.
If anyone needs a hand with “The Not the Nine O’Clock News Story”, I’m available…
PS: if you think that merely mocking political correctness and speech codes will make them go away, bear in mind that the skit below first aired 28 years ago: