The Original Vic Reeves Big Night Out Review

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Vic and Bob's earlier forays into the strange and stupid, and it's got Matt Lucas too.


Now happily distanced from its bloody-student following, time’s been kind to Vic Reeves’ first
shot of televisual hallucinogen — it’s as genius-or-bollocks as it ever was. A Milligan-inspired variety show that never seems to get past the dress rehearsal stage, it’s like comedy as action painting; random gags are splashed about until, magically, everything connects. Ultimately, as fan Terry Jones once so sensibly concluded, “It’s just very, very silly and there’s nothing wrong with that.”