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Time Out saysA spoof rockumentary from TV's Comic Strip. It's 1987, four years after Bad News, the heavy alloy outfit, broke up in a welter of bitterness, apathy and prawn tandoori. Since then, Colin (Mayall) has become a bank clerk, Spider (Richardson) has retreated to rural hippiedom, and Den (Planer) has been getting by as a painter and decorator. Only Vim (Edmondson) has kept the faith, playing Mary Hopkins numbers in wine bars and lovingly transcribing songs sent to him from beyond the grave by John Lennon. Now they've been acrimoniously reunited to play the Castle Donnington Monsters of Rock festival, alongside Motorhead, Def Leppard et al. If you like the Comic Strip, and want to know what 100 pints of lager in the local Indian does to your deportment, this is for you.