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Philip Pope

Philip Pope is British a composer and actor. He has performed the BBC cult radio comedy series Radio Active and has also appeared in a number of TV comedy shows, including Who Dares Wins[?] and KYTV[?].

Philip Pope has composed a large amount of music for radio and television including the theme tunes for Through the Keyhole[?], Whose Line Is It Anyway?, KYTV[?] and My Hero[?]. He also co-wrote with Richard Curtis the Hee Bee Gee Bees' single "Meaningless Songs" (B-side "Posing in the Moonlight") released in 1980 to parody the style of a series of Bee Gees disco hits. The Hee Bee Gee Bees went on to record two albums spoofing numerous acts including The Eagles, Michael Jackson, The Police, Status Quo and Supertramp[?].

He also wrote or co-wrote many comic songs for Not the Nine O'Clock News and Spitting Image.



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