The Avengers’ Patrick Macnee dies at 93.

There are certain iconic series that you watch growing up that stay with you forever. For many who grew up in the UK in the 60’s and 70’s, it was most certainly Doctor Who. Given the fact that American television didn’t jump on the DW bandwagon for some time after, choices could be categorized as […]

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Q&A with Jonathan Lynn as Yes Prime Minister storms into LA

The Prime Minister, the scheming Cabinet Secretary and the morally confused Principal Private Secretary have taken over the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles now through July 14. Following an acclaimed West End run in London, Yes Prime Minister tackles the collapsing Euro, tries to resolve the energy crisis and attempts to solve the debt crisis…all […]

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The Rutles: A Look Back at Dirk, Nasty, Stig and Barry

The early 60’s were not especially kind to The Rutles. Languishing in the Rutland Cavern for years, it wasn’t until 1975 when this relatively unknown British pop group fronted by Neil Innes appeared on Rutland Weekend Television singing “I Must Be In Love” from their 1965 album, A Hard Days Rut, that The Rutles began […]

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A bit of Christopher Guest greatness comes to the BBC in 2013

The brilliance behind the likes of This is Spinal Tap, Best in Show and Waiting for Guffman, among others, will be turning his talents to the BBC for the upcoming comedy series, Family Tree. Guest will executive produce and co-write the eight-part series, which will premiere on BBC 2 and HBO in the Spring of […]

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