FOW gather to re-create AYBS and share memories

A lot of goings on recently at Grace Brothers Department Store. Friends and colleagues of the late Wendy Richard gathered this past week to share behind-the-scenes stories, fond memories and a little bit of laughter. While a majority of the new “cast” came from Wendy’s days on Eastenders, Nicholas Smith returned in his role as Mr. […]

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The Black Knight is so complex

For those of you that blindly sided with King Arthur as he fought the Black Knight during his quest for the Holy Grail.  Well, back stories tell so much. Need I say anything else today?

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Torchwood next up in the great American re-make sweepstakes

In, yet another attempt to take a great British series and “Americanize” it, Torchwood has drawn the short straw. I have two words for the particulars putting this together….Red Dwarf. Oh, and Coupling. Oh, yeah, three more words. Life On Mars. Learn from these attempted re-make mistakes. Anyone think of other failed attempts at American […]

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Lennon Naked

We reported (and, admittedly, questioned) awhile back on the news that Christopher Eccleston (the Ninth Doctor) was to play John Lennon in an upcoming feature for BBC4 called Lennon Naked. Haven’t seen any advance trailers as of yet, but if it’s anything like the just released photo of Eccleston as Lennon, I take back everything […]

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CarPool w/ Krytie anyone?

Robert Llewellyn, of Red Dwarf fame, has embarked on a really cool project called CarPool with Robert Llewellyn. This weekly video podcast was started just over a year ago by Llewellyn and takes place in Robert’s hybrid/electric car. Past passengers have included individuals whose work you are probably are very familiar with, but might not know the name, […]

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End of the World as We Know It?

As reported by BBC News, well-known British comedian/writer/presenter, Stephen Fry, announced Saturday that he is leaving the world of Twitter behind and ceasing communication with the outside world to concentrate on the next installment of his autobiography. If you haven’t read his “first” volume, Moab is My Washpot, published in 1997, you have until probably Fall […]

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Happy 2010 from Tellyspotting!

Can’t tell you what a blast this has been so far since the beginning of Tellyspotting. It’s hard to believe it’s only been three months since the initial post on October 1. Just wanted to take a minute to thank everyone that has followed us on @tellyspotting, has accessed the blog whether it be once a […]

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Man-eating plants to roam Britain in 2011

Yet another “eagerly awaited” re-make premieres this week on BBC One when Eddie Izzard, Vanessa Redgrave and Dougray Scott star in, hopefully, a well-deserved re-do of John Wyndham’s 1951 novel, Day of the Triffids . Set in 2011, this new version, on the surface, seems like it has a lot going for it with some […]

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