• Public television programmers banking on ‘Mum’ in 2018

    Public television programmers banking on ‘Mum’ in 2018

    While series 2 of Mum has yet to air on BBC2, a third series has already been commissioned with a target broadcast of late 2018 in the UK. Thankfully, American audiences will soon get a taste of what UK audiences already know as the comedy/drama series is headed to the U.S. via broadcast on American public television […]

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  • Are we about to say goodbye to the greatness of ‘W1A’?

    Are we about to say goodbye to the greatness of ‘W1A’?

    When you’re the BBC, you faced with having to make endless monumental decisions on an hourly basis. This is no more painfully evident than in what could be the final episode ever of W1A as it seems there’s only one BBC bike and Amanda Holden is not going to be riding it. David Tennant, once again, brilliantly narrates […]

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  • 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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