Difference between revisions of "Richard Bacon"
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[[Stand-in]] for [[Simon Mayo]] in 2010.
[[Stand-in]] for [[Simon Mayo]] in 2010. as himself in the [[5 Live]] episode of [[Armando Iannucci]]'s [[The Thick Of It]] in which Simon and [[Mark Kermode|Mark]] both get namechecks (and the [[Flappy Hands]] epithet was born)
Revision as of 03:27, 8 January 2018
Stand-in for Simon Mayo in 2010. Bacon appears as himself in the 5 Live episode of Armando Iannucci's The Thick Of It ("I'm having an affair with Richard Bacon. I'm incredibly aroused by men with meat in their surnames") in which Simon and Mark both get namechecks (and the Flappy Hands epithet was born).
In Mark's third book, Hatchet Job, Bacon is named as one of the critics who reviewed films he had not seen. Bacon happily outed himself as doing this in his 2013 book A Series Of Unrelated Events, describing how he was caught out when he told the publicist of The Lake House that he would definitely try to get round to see it, only for her to reply that he had already reviewed - and hated - it in a national newspaper.