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  • R.I.P. ‘Yes Minister’ co-creator/writer, Sir Antony Jay

    Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister co-creator Sir Antony Jay has died aged 86. The broadcaster, who (with Jonathan Lynn) created the classic 1980s political TV series starring Paul Eddington and Sir Nigel Hawthorne, passed away earlier this week. His representative said: “Sir Antony Jay CVO CBE died peacefully on Sunday evening after a long illness. He […]

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  • The BBC Sitcom Season is upon us…and, at first glance, it is looking good!

    After hearing about the plans for the forthcoming ‘BBC Sitcom Season’ for what seems like an eternity, we now finally get to see some video for not only the remakes of what set in motion what has become a 60-year history of comedy on the Beeb but some of the channel’s new offerings as well. […]

  • Spot on parody cures our ‘Sherlock’ separation anxiety…almost.

    What better way to suppress a bit of Sherlock separation anxiety than a brilliant Sherlock parody from the mind palaces over at the Hillywood Show. While there have been numerous parodies over the past several years, this particular one from Hilly & Hannah Hindi includes fan favorite moments from actual Sherlock episodes. The comedy duo traveled to London to film in actual Sherlock […]