Pre-heat the oven — ‘Great British Bake Off’ is back under the tent this Fall on Channel 4!

Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith, Noel Fielding and, replacing Sandi Toksvig, the newest member of the GBBO crew Matt Lucas (Little Britain, Doctor Who) will be back in action within the next few weeks when The Great British Bake Off 2020 returns to Channel 4 this Fall. The brilliant first-look teaser trailer shows that while the competition is a serious […]

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“Don’t mention the Germans episode” as iconic ‘Fawlty Towers’ episode pulled from streaming services

On the heels of the removal of The Mighty Boosh, Little Britain, Come Fly with Me and The League of Gentlemen from Netflix, BBC iPlayer and Britbox, comes the announcement by catch-up and streaming platform, UKTV Play, that they will immediately remove “The Germans” episode of what has long been considered the greatest television comedy series in existence, Fawlty Towers. While the remaining eleven episodes will still be available, at this point, no one knows if we’ve heard the last of the classic catchphrase line from the episode, “Don’t mention the war”.

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Harry Enfield in ‘Who Does One Think One Is?’ is priceless

Ordinarily, I’m not a big fan of sketch comedy shows as most episodes are more often than not like a roller coaster with up and down sketches. Not a bad thing but more my opinion as I realize not every sketch, whether it be from Saturday Night Live, Little Britain or even Monty Python’s Flying Circus, can knock it […]

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Matt Lucas takes us BTS on the set of ‘Doctor Who’ 10!

This is nothing short of brilliant on two counts. Well, probably more than two, but that’s all I can think of at present. First, the fact that Matt Lucas is returning to Doctor Who and, two, no one EVER gets to see anything other than maybe a few stills taken during production of Doctor Who. EVER! Those […]

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Les Miserables' 25th Anniversary Concert comes to PBS

Les Miserables: The 25th Anniversary Concert Known, most notably, as the co-creator and co-writer for Little Britain and the more recent Come Fly with Me, Matt Lucas is also a big fan of the Arsenal football club and musicals. So much so that he recently professed his idea of a perfect Saturday outing as, “…watching Arsenal […]

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Arkwright 1, Apu 0

Combining their unique ability to create “best-of” lists for just about anything with their definite love for the small screen, the British have done it again. This time, it’s Britain’s favorite television shopkeeper. According to a recent poll conducted by consumer watchdog, Which, and reported on in WalesOnline, Ronnie Barker’s portrayal of Arkwright in Open […]

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Remembering the BBC Three blobs

Even the station ID’s in the UK are brilliant. If you’ve never had the chance to see, here’s a compilation from the creative minds over at BBC Three, the network that brought you Little Britain, Gavin and Stacey and Torchwood. The blobs had been a part of BBC Three station ID’s from the beginning in […]

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