Joe Pasquale's rock show | Comic in talks for a TV series about geology

Joe Pasquale's rock show

Comic in talks for a TV series about geology

comedyJoe Pasquale has rocks in his head, with a geology series in the works for Channel 4.

The comic is currently studying for a degree in the subject with the Open University, at the same time as starring as Frank Spencer in a stage tour of Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em.

He told Steve Wright on his Radio 2 show that alongside discussions about Some Mothers transferring to London's West End, 'I'm also looking at doing a series for television about geology… this looks like it's going to be happening, a geological series for Channel 4.'

Intriguingly, it was fellow rocks enthusiast and distinctively voiced performer Brian Blessed who persuaded Pasquale to apply for his Open University degree.

And after some digging of our own, Chortle has discovered that the pair previously shot a 2017 BBC Two geology pilot together in Tunbridge Wells, Britain Rocks - which so far, hasn't been picked up for series.

Might their distinctive squeaking and booming voices be heard echoing from caves on the small screen soon?

Published: 13 Feb 2020

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