‘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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R.I.P. — Tony Hendra, the man who ‘shrunk Stonehenge’!

You may not know his name but anyone that has followed the careers of Nigel Tufnel, Derek Smalls and David St. Hubbins, a.k.a. Spinal Tap, the world’s greatest fictional English heavy metal band, will definitely know his work as Ian Faith, the manager of the band in This is Spinal Tap. Tony Hendra, forever known as the man who ‘shrunk Stonehenge’ for the bands title song, “Stonehenge” died late last week in Yonkers, NY at the age of 79 after battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease) since 2019.

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