The Rack Pack
The Rack Pack to be broadcast on BBC TwoApril 21, 2016 | James R
The Rack Pack, BBC iPlayer’s first ever comedy drama feature film, will be broadcast on BBC Two, the BBC has announced.
“A snooker film everyone should go loopy for, whether they’re fans or not,” we wrote in our review of … Read More
Viewers go snooker loopy for The Rack Pack, as iPlayer growth slowsMarch 4, 2016 | James R
Viewers went snooker loopy for The Rack Pack at the start of 2016.
The snooker drama about Steve Davis and Alex “Hurricane” Higgins racked up 684,000 views in January 2016, enough to make it the first original content from the … Read More
BBC iPlayer review: The Rack PackJanuary 17, 2016 | James R
Snooker. It’s not the most exciting sport in the world – well, if you’re not a fan of watching people knocking tiny balls around a table with a stick. But ask Barry Hearn (Kevin Bishop) back in the 1980s and … Read More
BBC iPlayer releases trailer for original film The Rack PackJanuary 11, 2016 | James R
“I’m an entertainer…” says Alex “Hurricane” Higgins in the new trailer for BBC iPlayer’s The Rack Pack.
Played by Luke Treadaway, the snooker legend lives up to that claim, as the film – iPlayer’s first scripted feature – follows his … Read More
The Rack Pack – BBC iPlayer’s Big Break?January 5, 2016 | James R
Almost exactly 30 years ago, Chas & Dave got together Steve Davis, Dennis Taylor and Willie Thorne to record a song called Snooker Loopy. It went to number six in the UK charts. That single is a distant memory for … Read More