• Could Miranda possibly “what we call”…return?

    Could Miranda possibly “what we call”…return?

    Thanks to a bit of a recent nudge from Tom Ellis, a.k.a. Gary Preston, the brilliant mind palace of Miranda Hart has begun to consider bringing back her semi-autobiographical sitcom, Miranda. Originally conceived as a BBC Radio 2 comedy series Miranda Hart’s Joke Shop in 2008, the BBC2 (then BBC1) series ran for three series from 2009-2015. Ellis, who […]

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  • Pre-Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle provided setting for Jeeves and Wooster “Totleigh Towers”

    Pre-Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle provided setting for Jeeves and Wooster “Totleigh Towers”

    Years before Sir Julian Fellowes ever put pen to paper creating Downton Abbey, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry brilliantly brought Bertram Wilberforce (a.k.a. Bertie) Wooster and his impeccably witty valet, Jeeves, to life in P.G. Wodehouse’s Jeeves and Wooster. Airing  from 1990-1993, the series brought Wodehouse’s popular short stories to life for 4 seasons. Totleigh Towers, the recurring fictional […]

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  • A dried-out Holly returns to ‘Red Dwarf’ for series XII in October

    A dried-out Holly returns to ‘Red Dwarf’ for series XII in October

    ‘Yes, it’s true,” said writer and director Doug Naylor who recently confirmed that after 18 years, Holly, the ship’s somewhat inept tenth generation AI hologrammatic onboard computer, will return in series XII. “Holly, played by Norman Lovett, guest stars in one of the new shows in Red Dwarf XII. But which show remains a secret!’, said Naylor. […]

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  • French & Saunders set to reunite for top secret special

    French & Saunders set to reunite for top secret special

    Thankfully, the news surfaced publicly earlier this week that the greatness of Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders will reunite in the near future for new television special. Details about the project are currently being kept under wraps and are ‘still in development’. What is known, however, is that the special will be filmed later this […]

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  • Royston Vasey says ‘buy local’ as League of Gentleman set to re-open

    Royston Vasey says ‘buy local’ as League of Gentleman set to re-open

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been just shy of 20 years since we have visited the home of Edward and Tubbs Tattsyrup in the sleepy little village of Royston Vasey, the setting for the brilliant but darkest of dark comedies, The League of Gentlemen. Proving that you ‘can go home again’, the League will get back together this […]

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  • Call the Midwife’s Helen George tops ‘Red Dwarf XII’ guest list

    Call the Midwife’s Helen George tops ‘Red Dwarf XII’ guest list

    Once again, Red Dwarf-Nation is preparing itself for another trip aboard the Starbug. The boys from the Jupiter Mining Corporation are set to embark on their 12th journey beginning in October on Dave. Returning for their newest adventure will be Craig Charles (Dave Lister), Robert Llewellyn (Kryten), Chris Barrie (Arnold Rimmer) and Danny John-Jules (Cat). Alongside […]

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  • Could Whitbury New Town Leisure Centre re-open after 20 years?

    Could Whitbury New Town Leisure Centre re-open after 20 years?

    After two decades, Gordon Brittas is ready to make his staff miserable again. Chris Barrie starred as the ever so irritating leisure centre manager Gordon Brittas in Brittas Empire, the BBC comedy that ran for six years from 1991 until 1997. While the original series ended with Brittas having dreamt up the entire seven seasons, a new reports suggests […]

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