Grab your coconuts! It’s ‘Holy Grail Day 2015’!

Happy Holy Grail Day 2015! To commemorate, and celebrate, the 40th anniversary of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, arguably the funniest comedy in the history of cinema comedy, will be re-released in both the UK and in the U.S. for one night, and one night only. That ‘one night only’ is TONIGHT (October 14) courtesy of Park […]

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The Rise and Fall of ‘Red Dwarf: The Movie’

Finally, the story of the rise and fall of Red Dwarf: The Movie can now be told. Having been one of the first to be on board with the Red Dwarf series from the beginning (hey, I was even interviewed by a somewhat cross Mr. Flibble back in the day, how cool is that!), I […]

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On the set of ‘Doc Martin 7’, pt 2

When we last left Eric and David’s Excellent Adventure, our public television colleagues had arrived in Port Isaac and begun filming on the forthcoming behind-the-scenes documentary, Doc Martin – Seven Grumpy Seasons, which is set to premiere on public television stations in America this December. If you missed part 1 yesterday, you can catch up […]

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Dateline: Port Isaac – On the set of ‘Doc Martin 7’, pt 1

As I mentioned earlier this week, for those ‘Clunatics’ in the States who have been waiting (im)patiently for the return of Doc Martin, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Not only is the light shining brightly with series 7 set to air on public television stations beginning in January 2016, there is a brand new […]

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‘Doc Martin – Seven Grumpy Seasons’ headed to public television

In just a few short months, January 2016 to be exact, the long-awaited return of one of your favorite British bits of telly will be headed stateside. No, not Downton Abbey. Well, actually, that is headed our way in January but we’re talking about the return of everyone’s favorite British GP with a dismal bedside […]

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Robin Ellis looks back on the 40th anniversary of ‘Fawlty Towers’

Last Spring, I had the great good fortune to speak to Robin Ellis prior to the return of Poldark to both the BBC and PBS line-up. Without question, one of the most enjoyable individuals and an absolutely delightful interview. Most likely, you know that it was Ellis who starred in the original 1975 series as Captain Ross […]

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Fawlty Towers’ Gleneagles Hotel to get retirement living makeover?

40 years ago this coming Saturday, the first episode of, arguably, the best comedy series ever to be shown on telly premiered on BBC2. Fawlty Towers has long been said to have been based on the experiences of the Monty Python comedy team staying at the Gleneagles Hotel in the seaside town of Torquay. The idea came from […]

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A Labor Day salute to the employees of Grace Brothers Department Store

In the United States, Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement, dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country. While the holiday weekend also tends to […]

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