The 56-year-old Doc Marten star said: "I've always resisted offers of detective dramas - they don't float my boat
. But this was so different."
It's always good to see Geordies doing so well, and having enjoyed Sarah Millican's stand up when Live at the Apollo was filmed at the Sunderland Empire (I can be seen in the audience for two whole seconds!) I was keen to see if The Sarah Millican Television Programme on BBC2 would float my boat
Polished enough in parts to whet my whistle, The Poison Tree ultimately failed to float my boat
. The first clue I'd lost the plot was that halfway through the opening episode, the only tree holding my attention was the 8ft Norwegian spruce in the corner of my sitting room.
The politician is an arachnid Trying to trap you in his web But I don't play silly games Don't wear another man's coat I take the non-committal line Don't register to vote This actually annoys them It's not what they expect I'm talking of well-known low-life Who can't command respect You may say it's undemocratic Not to use my valuable vote This the option I choose Because they don't float my boat
Tut, tut, I hear you say What a stupid waste Remember imitation gems Are simply made of paste Jock Brownlee, Loxley Close, Wood End, Coventry.
But to be fair to Mingy and Gordon, Dave's proposals get more bizarre by the hour: taxing flatscreen TVs and driving to the supermarket doesn't float my boat
and the Conservative Chat Show is still to come.
Happily-ever-afters don't normally float my boat
, but the honey-sweet show clearly tickled a lot of less-cynical fancies.
Take my hand Pat helps wife Float my boat
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After all that it'd take more than George Lucas to float my boat
. I'd need a dance troupe of Ewoks, a cocktail from the Star Wars bar, and Ewan McGregor's biggest and shiniest light sabre to wake me from my coma
NOW FLOAT MY BOAT
Burnley boss Dyche reckons he has learnt a lot from the Boat Race
There is always going to be someone in the world that doesn't float your boat, she doesn't float my boat
Katy said: "I am just waiting for Mr Right to float my boat
And as for the interior - sorry, but avocado seats, carpet and trim don't float my boat
. And the mounted centre console and overly-complicated i-Drive control system which BMW insists on installing in its cars is still less than perfect.