• ‘7 Days in Hell’ up next for ‘Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington

    ‘7 Days in Hell’ up next for ‘Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington

    Still sporting his Jon Snow long-hair and beard, Kit Harington made his first post-Game of Thrones appearance last week at The Championships at Wimbledon, immediately setting the Internets hair on fire. While it may be small hope, there is hope, nonetheless, that Harington’s character, Jon Snow, might reappear after being left to die in the cold at the […]

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  • Stephen Merchant answers the burning question: “What if the British won?”

    Stephen Merchant answers the burning question: “What if the British won?”

    As co-writer and co-director of BBC’s The Office, Stephen Merchant is best known for his collaborations with Ricky Gervais. The British writer, director, radio presenter, stand-up comedian and actor has, just recently, added a London West-End appearance to his CV with his first play, The Mentalists by Richard Bean alongside Steffan Rhodri at the Wyndham Theatre. Known for his brilliant command […]

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  • As Wimbledon begins, we remember Ladies doubles greats, French & Saunders

    As Wimbledon begins, we remember Ladies doubles greats, French & Saunders

    The Championships, Wimbledon, begins today. If you look up ‘tradition’ in the dictionary, you’d probably see a picture of Centre Court at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club in Wimbledon. There is a strict dress code for competitors who must be dressed in suitable tennis attire that is almost entirely white and this applies from the […]

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  • Jeremy Lloyd and the World of ‘Captain Beaky’

    Jeremy Lloyd and the World of ‘Captain Beaky’

    Even though the Are You Being Served and ‘Allo ‘Allo co-creator/writer passed away in December of last year, friends, family and colleagues gathered last week at a memorial service to celebrate the life and work of Jeremy Lloyd, share their stories and read poems and stories by the writer including excerpts from The Woodland Gospels […]

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  • ‘AbFab’ headed to the big screen in 2016

    ‘AbFab’ headed to the big screen in 2016

    What started out as your run-of-the-mill, everyday £10,000 bet between Absolutely Fabulous co-creator/star, Jennifer Saunders, and former partner in the comedy sketch duo of French & Saunders, Dawn French, is now headed dangerously close reality….and, I mean that in a good way. Saunders recently revealed on The Jonathan Ross Show that she has fulfilled her ‘wager obligations’ and […]

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  • Round 1: John Oliver v. Jack Warner

    Round 1: John Oliver v. Jack Warner

    Full disclosure. I don’t profess to know all there is know concerning the recent allegations by the U.S. Department of Justice with respect to FIFA, the international governing body for football, and the possible role bribery has played over the years in the selection process for past World Cup sites. That said, I know just […]

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  • It’s Deja-Vu all over again. ‘Doc Martin’ to get American makeover.

    It’s Deja-Vu all over again. ‘Doc Martin’ to get American makeover.

    We all knew it was only a matter of time before the American re-make Gods rose up and, once again, flexed their collective misguided muscle. Targeting what just may be the only British series left that has, somehow, successfully avoided the dreaded makeover, Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman has signed on to create a U.S. version of the British medical comedy/drama, Doc Martin. […]

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  • How about a few ‘Vicious’ bloopers to get you ready for series 2!

    How about a few ‘Vicious’ bloopers to get you ready for series 2!

    Unlike American television where broadcast networks have made a living for years producing full-length programs that have centered around bloopers filmed during the actual episode recording, program bloopers for a majority of British telly, be it comedy or drama, have always been few and far between. Having had the great good fortune over the years […]

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