Hugely influential, surreal and anarchic parody of the variety show format. Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer introduce a selection of eccentric characters. The show often appears to be completely random, ramshackle and nonsensical.

Vic Reeves Big Night Out - Netflix

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 1990-05-25

Vic Reeves Big Night Out - Bob Mortimer - Netflix

Robert Renwick “Bob” Mortimer (born 23 May 1959) is an English comedian, podcast presenter, and actor. He is known for his work with Vic Reeves as part of Vic and Bob.

Vic Reeves Big Night Out - Solo career and appearances - Netflix

In 1997, in collaboration with Chris Rea, Mortimer recorded Rea's hit “Let's Dance” with his favourite football team, Middlesbrough. The single reached No. 44 in the UK charts. In 1996-97, Mortimer appeared on an episode of Mash and Peas with Matt Lucas, David Walliams and Reece Shearsmith, in a sketch spoofing Seinfeld, called I'm Bland... yet all my friends are krazy!. In July 2002, Mortimer fought and defeated Les Dennis in the BBC's first Celebrity Boxing match, as part of Sport Relief 2002. In 2002, Mortimer presented the Channel 4 list show The 100 Greatest World Cup Moments of All Time! An updated show, again hosted by Mortimer, was broadcast by the channel in 2010, to coincide with the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Mortimer produced and presented the second match, The Fight, a year later, which saw Grant Bovey versus Ricky Gervais. In 2005, Mortimer hosted his first major TV series without Reeves, a comedy panel game for BBC One, called 29 Minutes of Fame, which featured regular guests such as Jo Brand. Also in 2005, Mortimer voiced the character of Father Nicholas in the animated BBC Three series Popetown. The show was not broadcast by the channel, for fear of offending Catholic viewers, though it saw a DVD release later that year. Mortimer co-wrote the BBC Three sketch comedy Tittybangbang with Jill Parker. The programme starred Lucy Montgomery and Debbie Chazen, with Tony Way, and ran for three series between 2006 and 2007. Mortimer appeared on BBC Two's Never Mind the Buzzcocks on four occasions – in 1996, on Sean Hughes' team; in 2000, on Phil Jupitus's team; in 2008, as a guest team captain; and in 2012, as a guest host. In April 2010, Mortimer appeared on the Sky1 panel show A League of Their Own, on Andrew Flintoff's team. Mortimer is now writing his first novel, provisionally titled “Have Her Over My Hedge (You've Never Trimmed It)”, with Charlie Higson. Mortimer is currently writing a sitcom for the BBC starring Mackenzie Crook and Iain Lee. In May 2012, June 2013, September 2014, August 2015, September 2016 and December 2017, Mortimer appeared on BBC1's quiz show Would I Lie to You? In November 2013, Mortimer appeared on an episode of Ross Noble Freewheeling Also in 2013, Mortimer starred as Frank in the E4 comedy Drifters. On 18 June 2014, Mortimer appeared on an episode of the Dave show Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. On 4 March 2015, he appeared in Let's Play Darts but lost out to Roisin Conaty. In 2015, he appears in an episode of Celebrity Squares alongside Vic Reeves In April 2015, Mortimer took over from the late Rik Mayall as Bombardier Bedford, the mascot of Well's Bombardier Beer. Since March 2016, Mortimer has co-hosted a regular podcast, Athletico Mince alongside Andy Dawson. Mortimer has appeared on numerous episodes of the Sky1 comedy panel game Duck Quacks Don't Echo. In 2017, Mortimer competed in and won series 5 of Taskmaster against Aisling Bea, Sally Phillips, Nish Kumar and Mark Watson. In 2017, Mortimer competed in the Taskmaster: Champion of Champions series Taskmaster against Noel Fielding, Josh Widdicombe, Katherine Ryan and Rob Beckett, coming last.

Vic Reeves Big Night Out - References - Netflix