Spittoon.biz Bookmark This page

Bill Bailey is one of my favourite comedians – his stand-ups, his role in Black Books, his piano endeavours never fail to make me laugh. This video is a little more hard hitting, but the message is important. We all enjoy a drink but as the Wine in Moderation chap demonstrated at the European Wine Bloggers Conference, everything in moderation…


It’s all too easy to laugh off the effects of alcohol and forget that drink can put young people in vulnerable situations.
Recognising that alcohol is a serious issue and talking about the good and the bad sides can help young people stay safe, confident and responsible as they grow as teenagers.
Comedy legend Bill Bailey discusses his involvement with the Alcohol. It’s no Joke campaign and shares his experiences of booze as a teenager. Bill talks about related dangers such as drugs, unprotected sex or becoming a victim of anti social behaviour.

The aim of this film is to show that alcohol can make young people vulnerable. Although parents worry about unprotected sex, drugs and crime, drinking alcohol is often not top of the list. Alcohol can be the thing which leaves young people vulnerable and in situations they might not know how to deal with.

This film is the one of a series featuring other comedians including Jo Brand, Russell Kane and Josie Long and is part of the build-up to a big campaign launch in mid-January.
In addition there is a ‘behind the scenes’ making off video:




Leave a Comment »




Advert

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Recent Posts

31
Aug

Moustachioed Wine Man

Somewhere during the visit to Pichon Longueville I spotted this sad looking chap. The drooped shoulders just add to his unhappy demeanour or maybe its theRead More

27
Aug

A Wine For Your Burger

Today is National Burger Day. I am sure Burger King and the ol’ golden triangle guys are loving it. But something a little more classy andRead More

26
Aug

Video: Tanqueray No. Ten Silver Martini Cocktail

This month Tanqueray No. TEN celebrated at WORLD CLASS, the annual search for the globe’s best bartenders, hosted in the heart of London at 33 FitzroyRead More

24
Aug

Qcumber and Gin

Cucumber – an occasional garnish for a gin and tonic and one that works best with herbaceous-led gins. Looking at the likes of Caorunn and GinRead More

10
Aug

Winery Outbuilding Chateau Mauvesin-Barton

A photo taken in Bordeaux for this weeks Sunday Wine Shot – rather apt as the group who went on the trip are meeting for aRead More

7
Aug

Cocktails at Scarfes

I have to say I do love this bar. The plush, slightly eclectic décor had me as I walked through the door, while the cocktails wereRead More

Top

© 2004-2014 Spittoon.biz All Rights Reserved