Sydney Lotterby obituary

Sydney Lotterby obituary Producer and director of some of Britain’s greatest sitcoms, from The Likely Lads and Porridge to The Liver Birds and Yes Minister Sydney Lotterby, who has died aged 93, was a prolific producer and ...

BBC Adds “Attitudes Of Its Time” Warnings To Old Shows On iPlayer After Blackface Controversy

BBC Adds “Attitudes Of Its Time” Warnings To Old Shows On iPlayer After Blackface Controversy The BBC’s streaming service iPlayer has started adding new warnings to certain shows that people may find offensive following the controversy over blackface performances in comedy. Archive comedies, ...

Villain review – Richard Burton's masterclass in nastiness

Villain review – Richard Burton's masterclass in nastiness The actor’s ruined handsomeness was perfect for his portrayal of a psychopathically violent gangster in this classic 1971 thriller Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais are renowned for small-screen comic ...

Tons Of BBC Shows Are Leaving Netflix UK This Month

Tons Of BBC Shows Are Leaving Netflix UK This Month One of the consequences of the BBC’s decision to start up their own streaming service (how dare they) is that a lot of their shows will soon be departing from their competitors. Britbox, in ...

‘Home’: How An Immigration Comedy Set In A Parochial British Town Snagged Ben Stiller For An NBC Remake

‘Home’: How An Immigration Comedy Set In A Parochial British Town Snagged Ben Stiller For An NBC Remake Exclusive: Much like the rest of the world, Rufus Jones watched on in horror as the refugee crisis gripped Europe in 2015. As people fled conflict in Syria and beyond, the Stan & Ollie actor had just ...

Kate Beckinsale Pays Tribute to Her Late Dad Richard in Sweet Father's Day Post

Kate Beckinsale Pays Tribute to Her Late Dad Richard in Sweet Father's Day Post Kate Beckinsale is remembering her father, the late actor Richard Beckinsale, in a sweet Father’s Day tribute. On Sunday, Kate, 45, shared a black-and-white photo of herself when she was a child ...

Brahms to Terrify Owain Yeoman and Ralph Ineson in The Boy 2

"No matter what you do, evil always finds a way." Fans of The Boy (2016) might be interested to know that a sequel is on the way courtesy of STXfilms and Lakeshore Entertainment. Director William ...

Owain Yeoman & Ralph Ineson Board Stx-Lakeshore’s ‘The Boy 2’ With Katie Holmes

Owain Yeoman & Ralph Ineson Board Stx-Lakeshore’s ‘The Boy 2’ With Katie Holmes Exclusive: American Sniper and Turn actor Owain Yeoman and Ready Player One actor Ralph Ineson are joining Katie Holmes and Christopher Convery in William Brent Bell’s horror thriller The Boy 2, from ...

Porridge has been cancelled

Kirsten Howard Feb 23, 2018 The BBC is giving its Porridge sequel series the boot... Sad news for fans of the Beeb's recently-revived Porridge, we're afraid - the series won't be back for more ...

‘Very little compares with the quality of classic 1970s TV’: readers on modern day sitcoms

Readers have been sharing their thoughts on whether the 70s sitcom format is still relevant today Following Jack Bernhardt’s article on rebooting 70s sitcoms, such as Dad’s Army and Fawlty Towers, ...

Porridge review – send for the sitcom police!

The original Porridge creators return with a weak, watery throwback to the Ronnie Barker classic. This isn’t a sequel, it’s a forgery … bang ’em up this instant The other day I had a craving for a ...

Peter Vaughan, ‘Porridge’ And ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star, Dies At 93

Peter Vaughan died early this morning at 93, after a more than 75 year acting career. Peter Vaughan Dies Peacefully At 93 Vaughan is probably best remembered for his role as Harry Grout in the 70s ...

Peter Vaughan, ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Porridge’ Actor, Dies at 93

Peter Vaughan, ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Porridge’ Actor, Dies at 93 Actor Peter Vaughan, best known for his performances as Maester Aemon on “Game of Thrones” and Harry “Grouty” Grout on the BBC sitcom “Porridge,” has died at the age of 93. According to his agent ...

'Game of Thrones' Actor Peter Vaughan Dead at 93

'Game of Thrones' Actor Peter Vaughan Dead at 93 British actor Peter Vaughan died on Tuesday morning at age 93, multiple news outlets report. His agent, Sally Long-Innes, told BBC News that Vaughan "died peacefully with his family around him." ...

Game Of Thrones Actor Peter Vaughan Has Passed Away

Some very sad news is being reported today, as actor Peter Vaughan has passed away at the age of 93. BBC News and multiple other sources shared this statement from Vaughan's agent, Sally Long-Innes: ...

Peter Vaughan: from godfather Grouty to Game of Thrones

He was the big-framed character actor who rose to fame as Ronnie Barker’s tormentor in Porridge. But Peter Vaughan had immense range and power – and was still starring in Game of Thrones at the age of ...

R.I.P. Peter Vaughan (1923 – 2016)

British actor Peter Vaughan has passed away aged 93, his agent has revealed today. Vaughan, who was most recently seen as Maester Aemon Targaryen in HBO’s epic fantasy series Game of Thrones, enjoyed ...

Peter Vaughan obituary

Veteran stage and screen actor who played Harry Grout in Porridge and Maester Aemon in Game of Thrones Peter Vaughan, who has died aged 93, was one of the most distinctive and menacing of character ...

Game of Thrones Actor Peter Vaughan Dead at 93

Game of Thrones Actor Peter Vaughan Dead at 93 Peter Vaughan, best known for his role as Maester Aemon on Game of Thrones, has passed away. He was 93. The actor’s agent confirmed the news on Tuesday morning, with a statement published to Deadline ...

Peter Vaughan, star of Porridge and Game of Thrones, dies aged 93

Actor best known for playing Grouty in 1970s prison sitcom won fresh admirers as Maester Aemon in HBO fantasy show The character actor Peter Vaughan, known for his role as Grouty in the TV sitcom ...

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