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Confessions of a Pop Performer

It’s everybody’s favourite Confessions film, this one. That is, among those who have favourite Confessions films. Jill Gascoigne! Rula Lenska! Star Knockers! Peter Jones doing pretty much the same msarmy sub-Hughie Green role as he did in Smashing Time, and loads of other stuff! ‘Diddy’ David Hamilton “as himself!” An angry Bill Pertwee with a javelin! Askwith bonking away to the sound of Spike Milligan’s musical version of On The Ning Nang Nong! And of course, Askwith’s glam outfit extraordinaire, the “mean as Jack the Ripper” Kipper, with Peter ‘Please Sir!’ Cleall as psychotic lead singer Nutter Normington! Plus Anthony Booth, Bill Maynard, Doris Hare, Bob Todd, Carol ‘Please Sir!’ Hawkins, Diane ‘Rag Trade’ Langton, Linda ‘Hi-De-Hi’ Regan, Ian Lavender, Rita ‘Benny Hill’ Webb and Dave Prowse. “I fink the ol’ joanna comes in ‘ere!”



  1. Lee James Turnock

    May 21, 2010 at 4:41 pm

    “Kipper, Kipper, mean as Jack the Ripper!”

  2. THX 1139

    September 26, 2017 at 3:41 pm

    RIP Tony Booth, he always seemed on the verge of apoplectic rage in the Confessions movies, so perfect for playing a shady 1970s pop manager.

  3. THX 1139

    August 26, 2018 at 2:42 pm

    “I’d like to handle your P.R.”

    “I.C.K? Er, no, no…”

    If only Richard Curtis wrote dialogue of that quality now.

  4. Droogie

    August 28, 2018 at 1:34 am

    Bill Maynard’s son Maynard Williams who plays the bassist in Kipper shares a most gobsmacking resemblance to Liam Gallagher in this.

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