• Prrof positive there’s ‘Nothing Like a Dame’!

    Prrof positive there’s ‘Nothing Like a Dame’!

    Recently, four ‘forces of nature’ converged in Sussex to film a documentary about their decades of acting on both stage and screen. Nothing Like a Dame, which features the likes of Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Aitkins and Dame Joan Plowright, is the first time the actresses/friends have ever appeared together on screen. The […]

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  • Whites – the making of a British ‘situation’ comedy

    Whites – the making of a British ‘situation’ comedy

    Every week we sit at home watching our favorite British comedy probably not thinking of the thousands of hours of preparation and effort that goes in to making the “situation” part of the comedy real. In the case of the 2010 series, Whites, the British comedy series set in the kitchen of an English country […]

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  • Remembering Father Jack this St Paddy’s Day 2018

    Remembering Father Jack this St Paddy’s Day 2018

    You can wear green all you want, have a pint of Guinness, maybe some Irish Stew or Corned Beef and Cabbage or even go to a parade, but no St. Patrick’s Day salute would be complete without a trip to Craggy Island and a look back at one of the Irish comedy greats, Father Ted. […]

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  • Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne pay tribute to Stephen Hawking

    Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne pay tribute to Stephen Hawking

    Aside from being recognized as the world’s foremost theoretical physicist/cosmologist, Stephen Hawking had two of the finest actors on Planet Earth portray him over the years. The first time the scientist was ever played on screen saw Benedict Cumberbatch in the 2004 BBC film Hawking with Eddie Redmayne following a decade later in the 2014 Oscar-winning film, […]

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  • Alan Cumming confirms role as a ‘nice baddie’ in Doctor Who XI

    Alan Cumming confirms role as a ‘nice baddie’ in Doctor Who XI

    In what seems to be a bit of a departure from an unwritten policy that stretches back more years that anyone can remember against leaking any information regarding the new series, a brilliant tidbit has surfaced about the forthcoming Doctor Who series starring Jodie Whitaker. Appearing on the most recent edition of the Will Young and Chris […]

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  • Martin Freeman pilots new comedy series for BBC

    Martin Freeman pilots new comedy series for BBC

    In what would be the Sherlock actor’s first comedy series in almost a decade, Martin Freeman has shot a pilot for a possible BBC/FX Network comedy called Breeders. While the plot remains unknown and will, most likely, never see the broadcast light of day as a pilot, the idea originated from the Fargo star, himself. ‘It’s based on a dream […]

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