This week, you will be mostly watching The Fast Show: Just A Load Of Blooming Catchphrases on GOLD HD – and playing our quiz to find out which character you’re most like
By Virgin TV Edit
Packed with gags, larger-than-life characters and top comedic talent, The Fast Show blazed a trail for quick-fire comedy like little else in the 1990s. Which was nice. Now, over 25 years since it first aired, it’s time to celebrate this cult favourite in all its daft glory.
New and exclusive to GOLD HD, The Fast Show: Just A Load Of Blooming Catchphrases is a two-hour special featuring cast interviews, unseen footage and even updates from some of the show’s most beloved characters to find out what they’ve been up to these last few years. Brilliant!
Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse, Arabella Weir, Simon Day, Mark Williams and Jon Thompson will be on hand to reveal how the show came about, what made it such a hit with comedy fans and pay tribute to the late Caroline Aherne, who played such a key role in its enduring success.
But that’s not all, because The Fast Show: More Blooming Catchphrases will take a look at even more classic sketches and hidden gems, as Charlie Higson delves further into the show’s archives.
This celebration of The Fast Show is not to be missed, but before you tune in, we think you should take our quiz to find out which iconic character you’re most like. Grrrreat.
When is The Fast Show: Just A Load Of Blooming Catchphrases on TV?
Watch the two-hour special at 9pm on Saturday 29 August on GOLD HD (CH 124). Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > GOLD.
The Fast Show: More Blooming Catchphrases will be shown at 10.40pm on Sunday 30 August on GOLD HD. Also available for 30 days in Catch Up > Channels > GOLD.
TV channels: Channels, content and features available depend on your chosen package. Channel line-ups and content are subject to change at any time and to regional variations.
HD: HD TV set, V HD Box, TiVo box or Virgin TV V6 connected with HDMI cables required for HD channels. Number of inclusive HD channels depends on package.
Catch Up TV: Catch Up TV content available for up to 7 days or up to 30 days after broadcast, depending on content.
Image credits: The Fast Show: Just A Load Of Blooming Catchphrases © UKTV/Adam Lawrence