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  • ‘Sandylands’ adds Downton’s Hugh Bonneville to all-star cast

    Lord Grantham himself, Hugh Bonneville, will join an all-star cast as filming begins today on the 3-part comedy series, Sandylands, for UKTV Gold. Set in a seaside town, the comedy already sports a who’s who cast including Sanjeev Bhaskar (Kumars at No 42, The Indian Doctor, Unforgotten), David Walliams (Little Britain), Sophie Thompson (Four Weddings and a […]

  • Spotting Leonard Rossiter in ‘The Devil’s Own’, a.k.a. ‘The Witches’

    I love October for several reasons. One has to do with Turner Classic Movies launching their annual archive of scary movies many of which haven’t seen the light of day since the movie opened and, for good reason. Thursday night’s entry, The Devil’s Own (released in the U.S. as The Witches) was a 1966 Hammer Films production […]

  • ‘Downton Abbey’ gets the ‘SNL’ treatment during 45th season premiere

    Billed by Saturday Night Live as the first theatrical release movie you have to rent from the library, Downton Abbey is no stranger to parody. Whether it was previous SNL skits, the recurring Jimmy Fallon Downton Sixbey spoofs, The Ellen Show‘s sketch with Ellen helping Minnie Driver audition for a role in the series, the Red Nose […]

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