As BBC One faded to black following the final episode of season 8 last Thursday, word came down from Britain’s public broadcaster that the popular crime comedy/drama/mystery series has been commissioned for an additional two seasons.
In the ’60s, it was standard practice for the BBC to record over or discard tapes of programs. Among the casualties were three “lost” episodes of ‘Dad’s Army.’ The three episodes will be remade as part of “Dad’s Army: The Lost Episodes” with Timothy West joining the cast.
His ’90s chat show was abruptly canceled after fatally shooting a guest on-air. He shunned the dated concept of television to become the host of North Norfolk’s digital web series ‘Mid Morning Matters.’ Now, Alan Partridge returns for the temporary gig of a lifetime as the stand-in co-host of an evening weekday magazine show.
Clive Swift, known to millions as Hyacinth Bucket’s long-suffering husband Richard in the BBC One 90s sitcom, Keeping Up Appearances, died Friday after a short illness at the age of 82. Swift, who spent 10 years at the Royal Shakespeare Company before breaking into television, also acted in such series as Peak Practice, Born and […]