• Inside BBC Television Centre

    Inside BBC Television Centre

    Toured the BBC Television Centre while in the UK last week. The BBC, which is considered the largest broadcasting organization in the world, houses its television operations at the Centre in White City and Shepherd’s Bush in West London housing most of the 5,000+ employees. First up, a little history of the Television Centre facility. […]

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  • The absolute greatness that is Penelope Keith

    The absolute greatness that is Penelope Keith

    LONDON, July 17, 2010 – Yesterday was one of the highlights of the trip this time. As you read in yesterday’s post, we started the day off by interviewing Roger Lloyd Pack from The Vicar of Dibley and The Old Guys. What a genuinely nice individual. Penelope Keith at the Brooklands After that, we ventured […]

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  • Manzes – The Home of Pie 'n' Mash

    Manzes – The Home of Pie 'n' Mash

    Just a little diversion today to get our strength up tomorrow for what will be a lengthy production day starting at 5:30am with Roger Lloyd Pack (Owen, Vicar of Dibley and Tom, The Old Guys) followed at 3:00p with Penelope Keith (Margo, Good Neighbors and Audrey, To the Manor Born) and then, possibly, Karl Howman (Mulberry, Mulberry). […]

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  • Christmas comes early for Doctor Who

    Christmas comes early for Doctor Who

    The Christmas holidays may be 6 months away, but not for the Traveling Time Lord. Filming begins next week in Wales for the 2010 Christmas special to be broadcast in the UK with the U.S. not far behind. Rumors are starting to surface with respect to not only the Christmas special, but for series 6 also. […]

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  • David Tennant to shoot romantic comedy

    David Tennant to shoot romantic comedy

    Now that the first season of the Matt Smith era of Doctor Who has come and gone, I know there are still David Tennant fans out there that refuse to admit he’s gone from the small screen portrayal of the traveling Time Lord. And, you’re still reeling from the news that his first attempt at breaking […]

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  • Another ultimate Doctor Who collectable can be yours – if you have room

    Another ultimate Doctor Who collectable can be yours – if you have room

    Yes, another “have to have” group of collectables from Doctor Who are hitting the auction block today, 23 June, at Bonham’s in Knightbridge. If you lost out on the church used in the 2005 episode, “Father’s Day” with Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper or Captain Jack’s Range Rover used in Torchwood, which went for 18,000 pounds […]

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  • Gordon Brown begins Red Dwarf project

    Gordon Brown begins Red Dwarf project

    A headline only the genius creators of the official Red Dwarf website could think of and/or get away with. Ever wonder what one does with their time after they are no longer Prime Minister of the UK? Well, keep wondering as this is “Not-That-Gordon-Brown”. This Gordon Brown is actually a sculptor in the UK who is […]

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  • Hyacinth to attend RHS Chelsea Flower Show

    Hyacinth to attend RHS Chelsea Flower Show

    From the department of you may or may not know, London’s Chelsea Flower Show began Tuesday and will run through Saturday, 29 May. Dating back to anywhere between the mid-1800’s to early 1900’s depending on what is considered the “official” beginning, this is considered the hot ticket in the UK and around the world with over […]

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  • 100+ Years of "The High Street"

    100+ Years of "The High Street"

    Not busy for the next, say, six months or so? Ever wonder how they select all those folks for a reality show? Not a problem. The High Street is now casting for BBC One. This upcoming reality show will take participants back over 100 years to the “High Street” of the 1870’s. The days of […]

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