Happy 65th, Rowan Atkinson!

Rowan Atkinson, English actor, comedian, and screenwriter turns 65 today. While best known to audiences worldwide for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean and, more recently, for his stellar performance in Maigret, I first stumbled upon Atkinson’s brilliant talent in the BBC2 sketch comedy series, Not the Nine O’Clock News.

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Red Nose Day 2019 set for March 15 on BBC One

It’s time, once again, to don the bright red nose and get ready to settle in at 7p on Friday, 15 March on BBC1 and BBC2 when Red Nose Day 2019 brings some of the comedy’s best and brightest to telly. Who can forget some of the comedic brilliance from years past such as Dawn French’s 1999 […]

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Happy 60th, Sir Lenny Henry!

Here’s wishing a coveted third Michelin star to Le Chateau Anglais and Chef Gareth Blackstock for his alter ego, Sir Lenny Henry’s 60th birthday today. Given that Chef Blackstock’s restaurant was one of the few in the United Kingdom to receive a two-star rating from Michelin we felt it would be the only fitting gift […]

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Christmas to come early as ‘Love Actually’ live concert tour with full orchestra starts Dec 1!

What will forever go down in history alongside It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Story as a perennial Christmas movie favorite is getting a new life almost 15 years after its original release thanks to an upcoming 2017 Christmas holiday live concert tour complete with full orchestra. Richard Curtis’ Love Actually, fresh off a very successful Red Nose Day Actually reunion during the […]

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