Oliver White (Editor) – His Unreliable Memoirs – ‘Match of the Day’

Match of the Day by Neville Smith, directed by Stephen Frears

What happened re ‘Match of the Day’?  Stephen never appeared on the first day he was expected – he’d gone to Switzerland, and not told anyone.  I phoned him at Gstaad, and he said, ‘Start at the beginning!’  What a waste of time.  Of course, he wanted it all changed.  After a month it was ‘pulled’. The ‘looking at the wedding presents’ gag is easily my favourite rude joke……..