One Foot in the Grave’s Victor Meldrew set to return…sort of

Richard Wilson is set to revive his famous One Foot In The Grave character Victor Meldrew as part of a live show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this Summer. Wilson, who saw Victor more as a ‘normal man in a world full of idiots’, has confirmed that the character will return as part of his one-man show at […]

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Rowan Atkinson's gift of laughter on HIS birthday today

Seems odd to celebrate Rowan Atkinson’s birthday given the fact that he’s the one that, along with Richard Curtis, has given us the timeless gift of laughter over the years. We all know about the gifts of Blackadder, Mr. Bean and Inspector Fowler in Thin Blue Line. I remember first seeing Atkinson along with Mel […]

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Classic Two Ronnies and One Ronnie greatness

Unbeknownst to David Frost, he was key to laying the groundwork for one of the greatest British comedy duos of all time. After inviting both Ronnie Corbett and Ronnie Barker to work on his new show, The Frost Report, it was a quick fill-in appearance by the duo to cover a technical issue during a 1970 […]

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What British comedy teaches us daily

Whether you’ve been watching your favorite British comedy for years or you’re new to the game, it’s a genre that makes you laugh, makes you forget about both the week past or the week ahead and you appreciate the intelligence with which the writers, actors and production personnel go about their business to be the […]

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