Cruise of the Gods

Both warmly funny and surprisingly touching, this one-off BBC comedy united the twin comic talents of Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan ("The Trip") for the first time. Andy van Allen (Brydon), former hero of 1980s science fiction series "The Children of Castor", is now a washed-up, bitter failure of a hotel porter, unlike his co-star, Nick Lee (Coogan), who went on to fame and fortune in the USA with his own series, "Sherlock Holmes in Miami". Out of the blue, Andy receives an unusual offer: the show's fan club has organised a 'celebrity cruise' and wants Andy to attend as the principal celebrity. Not only would this be the first holiday Andy's had for years, but they're offering serious money into the bargain. Once aboard, however, the paradise cruise is far from plain sailing. The combination of Andy's cynicism and his fans' adoration is bad enough to start with, but unbeknown to him, the cruise is set on a collision course with his mega-successful former co-star...

Year: 2002
Genre: Comedy, TV Comedy, Television Shows
Country: UK
Director: Declan Lowney
Starring: Steve Coogan, James Corden, David Walliams, Rob Brydon
Duration: 88 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains sex scenes
Location in store: Comedy (TV)



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