‘Celebrity Antiques Road Trip’ heads to PBS this month!

Fans of Antiques Roadshow and virtually any British mystery, drama or comedy will definitely want to read on.  The celebrity spin-off version of Antiques Road Trip sees two antique experts paired up with celebrity guests in classic cars as they scour for antiques on a road trip around the country. With 11 series and over 200 episodes in […]

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Flash! Kylie Minogue can see ghosts — ‘Red Nose Day 2023’

Red Nose Day has to be the single most brilliant example known to man and/or woman of how an entire country demonstrates the ability to create brilliant content and rally around a charitable cause. To label Red Nose Day in the UK as a cultural phenomenon is doing it an injustice. It’s an institution. The entire country gets […]

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It’s St. Paddy’s Day Eve from Craggy Island

You can wear green all you want, have a pint of Guinness, maybe some Irish Stew or Corned Beef and Cabbage or even go to a parade but it just wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without a trip to Ireland’s favorite destination – Craggy Island. With the realization that many across the globe have been […]

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For your viewing pleasure — a Dutch parody of ‘Keeping Up Appearances’ courtesy of De TV-Kantine

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then satirical parody imitation must be off the charts. From the the Dutch satire TV show De TV-Kantine, comes their own take on the iconic BBC series, Keeping Up Appearances with Carlo Boszhard, Dutch TV personality, singer, impersonator, and host as Hyacinth. While admittedly just a tad bit ‘over the top’, […]

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‘Fawlty Towers’ set to re-open as a boutique hotel

THE classic British sitcom Fawlty Towers is being revived and developed by Castle Rock Television with original series co-writer and star John Cleese and his daughter Camilla Cleese set to write and star. Filmmaker Rob Reiner, Michele Reiner, Matthew George,  and Derrick Rossi will executive produce the series. According to early reports, the new FT will explore how the over-the-top, cynical […]

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The greatness of ‘Red Nose Day’ returns to BBC1 on March 17!

Red Nose Day has to be the single most brilliant example known to man and/or woman of how an entire country demonstrates the ability to rally around a charitable cause. To label Red Nose Day in the UK as a cultural phenomenon is doing it an injustice. It’s an institution. The entire country gets involved. The entire British […]

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Burns Night well wishes from ‘Allo ‘Allo’s Vicki Michelle

By the time you read this, everyone at Tellyspotting hopes you had a safe and happy Burns Night celebration last night. For those in the know, Burns Night falls on 25 January every year with the date chosen to coincide with the Scottish poet’s birthday, who was born on 25 January 1759. For those ‘out of […]

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When in Coventry, head over to Hyacinth and Richard Bucket’s house and a brush with British comedy greatness.

Filmed in locations across the West Midlands, the most iconic location, Hyacinth and Richard Bucket’s home, was a quiet family home in Coventry before television crews knocked on the door of current owner Rosemary Healey to ultimately set up shop for what was to become Hyacinth’s famous house, along with her neighbor, Elizaben Warden’s home […]

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