This tape opens with a “very special episode” of WHose Line is it Anyway (at least, according to the introduction by Clive Anderson.) It’s actually the pilot episode, and features John Glover, Jimmy Mulville, Josie Lawrence & John Sessions.
Next, there’s an episode of The Last Resort. First item is Tina Bishop and Dr Martin Scrote (Kathy Burke and Rowland Rivron) promoting her book of exercises for pregnant women.
Next guest is Amanda Donohoe, promoting Lair of the White Worm.
Christos Kondeatis makes complex celebrity masks out of paper.
There’s a musical performance from Jane Wiedlin.
Next guest is Terry Gilliam, talking about The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.
After this episode, we’re back to a regular episode of Whose Line is it Anyway. This one features Richard Kaplan, Griff Rhys Jones, Paul Merton and John Sessions.
Next, another episode of The Last Resort. Guests tonight include a man trying to sell his parrot, giving away a house for free, French zany person Claude Sabat
There’s an item on how John Benson came to be the voice of the show, featuring a cameo by Nicholas Parsons himself
Next guest is Richard Jobson
Musical guest is Tiffany.
Next guest is the lovely Mel Smith.
Mel is there to talk about his first feature film, Camden Town Boy which,of course, ended up retitled The Tall Guy.
Next on the tape is another Whose Line is it Anyway featuring Mike McShane, Josie Lawrence, Tony Slattery and John Sessions.
The recording ends when this programme ends. I was ruthless in those days. And also, at home on Friday Nights.