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01Steven Seagal2013040220130402 (R4+)
20130409 (R4+)
Comedian Thom Tuck unearths 27 straight-to-DVD film gems from Steven Seagal.
In his debut solo Radio 4 show, comedian Thom Tuck recounted heart-rending tales of loves lost while drawing comparisons with 54 Straight-to-DVD Disney movies he'd watched, so we don't ever have to.
Thom now turns his attention to other genres of Straight-to-DVD movies - seeking out further underrated gems and drawing parallels with captivating personal tales from his own life experience, backed by cinematic music, so we can rest easy.
In this first episode, Thom looks at the action film genre. Steven Seagal has made 27 sub-masterpieces of Straight-to-DVD action films. Thom has managed to extricate himself from the same number of scrapes during his life. He grabbed a man's face! Seagal punched a man's face!
"...a seductive experience" The Guardian
Produced by Lianne Coop.
02Faith Films2013040920130409 (R4+)
20130416 (R4+)
Thom is fascinated by the strangely lucrative straight-to-DVD faith films.
In his debut solo Radio 4 show, comedian Thom Tuck recounted heart-rending tales of loves lost while drawing comparisons with 54 Straight-to-DVD Disney movies he'd watched, so we don't ever have to.
Thom now turns his attention to other genres of Straight-to-DVD movies - seeking out further underrated gems and drawing parallels with captivating personal tales from his own life experience, backed by cinematic music, so we can rest easy.
In this second episode, Thom looks at the strangely lucrative world of faith films, and draws parallels to the narrative in these underrated gems with stories of his own experiences as a child growing up whilst his family travelled the globe through Zimbabwe, Bangladesh and Yorkshire.
"...a seductive experience" The Guardian
Produced by Lianne Coop.
03The Olsens2013041620130416 (R4+)
20130423 (R4+)
Thom unearths the work of American twins the Olsens, comparing their journey with his own.
In his debut solo Radio 4 show, comedian Thom Tuck recounted heart-rending tales of loves lost while drawing comparisons with 54 Straight-to-DVD Disney movies he'd watched, so we don't ever have to.
Thom now turns his attention to other genres of Straight-to-DVD movies - seeking out further underrated gems and drawing parallels with captivating personal tales from his own life experience, backed by cinematic music, so we can rest easy.
In this third episode, Thom looks at the Straight-to-DVD offerings from "The Olsen Twins", self made millionaires from their empire of teenage market films. Thom looks at the journey of their success, and draws parallels with the wise (and not so wise) choices he's made in his life.
"...a seductive experience" The Guardian
Produced by Lianne Coop.
04 LASTBollywood2013042320130423 (R4+)
20130430 (R4+)
Thom is enthralled by the melodramatic extravaganza of straight-to-DVD Bollywood films.
In his debut solo Radio 4 show, comedian Thom Tuck recounted heart-rending tales of loves lost while drawing comparisons with 54 Straight-to-DVD Disney movies he'd watched, so we don't ever have to.
Thom now turns his attention to other genres of Straight-to-DVD movies - seeking out further underrated gems and drawing parallels with captivating personal tales from his own life experience, backed by cinematic music, so we can rest easy.
In this fourth and final episode, Thom looks at the bright lights of Bollywood: love triangles, comedy and dare devil thrills all set to a background of songs and dancing in a melodramatic extravaganza, a synopsis which heavily influence Thom's stories of his upbringing in Bangladesh.
"...a seductive experience" The Guardian
Produced by Lianne Coop.
  2012021420120214 (R4+)
20120904
20120911 (R4+)
Comedian Thom Tuck recounts tales of love, loss and straight-to-DVD Disney films.
Thom Tuck recounts heart-rending tales of love and loss, laying bare all the failures he's suffered in his relationships and drawing comparisons with the 54 straight-to-DVD Disney movies he's watched, so we don't have to. These underrated gems - perhaps rightfully ignored and forgotten - mirror his experiences with women he has loved too often and too soon.
A show with a huge heart, all about heartbreak in various forms...the perfect antidote for Valentines Day.
Thom Tuck's brilliant debut solo show was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Fosters Comedy Awards in Edinburgh 2011. He is also part of acclaimed sketch group "The Penny Dreadfuls".
"...a seductive experience" The Guardian
Produced by Lianne Coop.
Thom Tuck's brilliant debut solo show was nominated for Best Newcomer at the Fosters Comedy Awards in Edinburgh 2011. He is also part of acclaimed sketch group "The Penny Dreadfuls".
"...a seductive experience" The Guardian

Duration

  • 30 Minutes
  • 30 Minutes
  • 30 Minutes
  • 30 Minutes
  • 30 Minutes
  • 30 Minutes
  • 28 Minutes
  • 28 Minutes

Genre

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Genre: Documentaries, Factual
  • Genre: Comedy, Standup, Comedy

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  • b01bwp8v

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