Video: Vic Reeves shares his memories of the Great 1987 storm

Comedian Vic Reeves shares his memories of the 1987 storm through animation.

We have been lucky enough to receive a YouTube video from animator, Alex Collier about the Great Storm in 1987.

Alex found himself animating Vic Reeves’ memories of the storm after contacting Vic about his autobiography.

Alex said:

“I was a big fan of Vic’s autobiography ‘Me:Moir’, which covers his early life in the North. As I’m an animator I approached him to ask of I could bring some of his book to life. He decided to come up with a new story from his time living in London, and chose this particular incident - obviously Vic could have plucked out one of many, many incidents in his life, but the fact he chose this particular night must mean that the events had a big effect on him, and clearly stayed vividly in his mind all these years on!”


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Alex even managed to get Vic to voice over the video once he created the animation.

To watch the video click on the play button above.

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Can you remember the 1987 storm? Were you affected directly or did you help out others?

If so email your memories, photos and videos to catherine.gill@archant.co.uk

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