moving wallpaper/echobeach

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Anyone watch Moving Wallpaper/EchoBeach last night? I thought it was an intersting concept, neither show was stand-alone great, but knowing the in jokes made the soap funny...

(for those not in the know, Moving Wallpaper is a sitcom about a TV soap production team, and EchoBeach is the soap - run one after the oterh, so you see the comdy production decisions reflected in the soap).

But blimey, is Jason Donovan really 40! That makes me feel old...
 

alecstilleyedye

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echo beach, faraway in time, echobeach…
 

domtyler

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laurence said:
shame they didn't use the original Martha & The Muffins version of the theme tune.

interesting concept and it'll be good to watch it develop. that McCutcheon bint has a really irritating face though.

 
alecstilleyedye said:
apparently there were two women called martha in the muffins.

metro music is a pretty decent album.

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Martha Ladley (sp?) had a solo single called "light years from love" that was produced by Peter Hook. it's amazing the useless trivia in my head, i didn't even have to look that up.

i can't remember the other Martha.

the single sleeve was a map of Chesil Beech, i believe.
 
I loved Moving Wallpaper. I thought it was very funny, like a Yes Minister for television people. The soap was OK, but I don't like soaps. It was interesting to see how the two dovetailed together though.

Can they keep it up?
 
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Trembler49 said:
I loved Moving Wallpaper. I thought it was very funny, like a Yes Minister for television people. The soap was OK, but I don't like soaps. It was interesting to see how the two dovetailed together though.

Can they keep it up?
I liked the way when Jason Donovan and his lad were planning the decor of the cafe, the boy wanted a wet room, just like the Producer guy did...

Interesting to have a sitcom that relies for some of its laughs, on another programme...
 
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