The 'Giving Notes' sketch was included in the 1995 Shakespeare Revue, a hit in the West End. As Seen On TV continuity announcer Susie Blake starred in that revue.
It is said that the theme tune to Acorn Antiques is available on record as 'Anyone Can Break A Vase'. This is a parody of the Anita Dobson version of the Eastenders theme tune, 'Anyone Can Fall In Love', that was released earlier that year.
The mock documentary is about a man trying to get into showbusiness by entering a talent contest, Star Search. Writer and star Victoria Wood started her career by winning such a contest, the ATV show New Faces.