Fancy a romantic getaway in….Dibley?

Vicar of Dibley fans can now stay in the village where the show was filmed right opposite the church which served as St Barnabus in the hit series starring Dawn French as the Reverend Geraldine Granger. Set in the fictional Oxfordshire village of Dibley, the series was filmed near Henley-on-Thames in the Buckinghamshire village of […]

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Have a spare £3.95 mil? ‘Dibley Manor’ could be yours!

If you’re in the market for the ultimate British comedy/drama collectable, have we got a deal for you! The luxury manor which featured in both The Vicar of Dibley and Midsomer Murders is up for sale for a cool £3.95 million. Missenden House, a Grade II-listed house in Little Missenden, will be better-known to those who […]

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Filming of 2nd series of ‘Poldark’ gets underway…sort of

Following a very successful first series on BBC1 and PBS, the much steamier 2015 version of Poldark has begun filming in Cornwall. Unfortunately, popularity does have its downside in the age of social media, cell phones and the Internet. Evidently, the chance of seeing Poldark star Aidan Turner in the flesh seems to be proving a […]

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‘Lewis’ back for more in 2015

Inspector Robert ‘Robbie’ Lewis and Detective Sergeant James Hathaway will return for a ninth series later this year with six new episodes (airing as three, 2-part episodes on PBS) according to ITV. Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox will reprise their roles as the ‘perfect’ detective team solving murders against the backdrop of the beautiful university […]

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Foyle's War creator/writer sets sights on Moriarty and James Bond

If David Tennant is the hardest working man in show business, then writer Anthony Horowitz has to be considered the hardest working man in the literary world. Aside from his countless novels written over the years, many will, no doubt, associate Horowitz with his screenwriting telly work on Robin of Sherwood, Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Murder Most Horrid, many of the early episodes of Midsomer Murders, a very well-crafted small-screen mini-series, Collision and, obviously, the creator/writer of Foyle’s War, starring Michael Kitchen and Honeysuckle Weeks.

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R.I.P. – Rik Mayall

More sad news from the world of comedy. Rik Mayall (pictured at left below), the co-creator/writer and star of The Young Ones has passed away at the age of 56.   Not long after I was introduced to the likes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus and Fawlty Towers on public television, along came this somewhat […]

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