It’s almost Thanksgiving so it must be time to talk Christmas telly

Judging by the excessive number of emails I’m getting from the overly greedy retailers letting me know that, supposedly, ‘Black Friday’ has already begun even though it was only Monday, it’s never to early to think about Christmas…for the right reasons. This rings true, especially for the true believers (you know who you are) who […]

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‘Rutland Weekend Television’ back on the air this Christmas with Brian Cox and Eric Idle

Who’s up for a bit of ‘science, Monty Python-style’ this Christmas? If you are, then The Entire Universe will be the perfect BBC2 Christmas gift to unwrap this holiday season. International Man of Science, Brian Cox, and the comedic greatness of Eric Idle will join forces what will appear to be a scientific lecture going weird. Really weird […]

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Will John Cleese follow fellow Python, Eric Idle, back to the BBC?

It appears that the ‘perfect storm’ we all thought it would take to get another comedy vehicle for John Cleese might be on the horizon. First, earlier this week, it was revealed that John Cleese’s fellow Monty Python member Eric Idle is to return to the Beeb this Winter. He will star in a new Christmas comedy […]

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It's…'Monty Python: The Meaning of Live'

Monty Python began on 5 October 1969. 47 television episodes, 5 movies, 19 albums, 3 sketch-based live stage shows, 1 Broadway/West End special, 20 books and 9 games later, Monty Python ended on 20 July, 2014 at the O2 Arena with the final performance of Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go.

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A 'CBeebies Bedtime Story' with David Tennant

Even though I will forever be of the mindset that Benedict Cumberbatch has the insane ability to do anything, I now think he has company. David Tennant just may be challenging him for the top spot with his most endearing role of reading a bedtime story on CBeebies. Imagine the ability to ‘drift off’ to […]

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'An Adventure in Space and Time' trailer gold!

Another day, another bit of Doctor Who 50th Anniversary gold. This time, it’s in the form of the first video trailer for the upcoming Mark Gatiss biopic, An Adventure in Space and Time. The clip features David Bradley as the First Doctor actor William Hartnell along with Brian Cox and Jessica Raine as the BBC […]

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Celebrate life, the universe and everything in 2012

Sunday, 11 March, 2012 is the day to celebrate the man who gave us life, the universe and everything. The Apollo Hammersmith in London (Planet Earth) is the place to be for the birthday party of all birthday parties. Greats from the world of science, comedy and music will come together for an evening of entertainment […]

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Five minutes with Dawn French and more….

For several years, Matthew Stadlen has had the good fortune of being able to sit down with many notables worldwide including many British television and comedy favorites. Think of it as Robert Llewellyn’s Carpool without the car and the tenseness of having to navigate London traffic while conducting an interview. Five Minutes With… is a […]

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