London Theater Review: ‘Othello’ With Mark Rylance, Andre Holland

London Theater Review: ‘Othello’ With Mark Rylance, Andre Holland From his unhinged Hamlet to a sympathetic Richard III, Mark Rylance has always been a great re-inventor of Shakespeare’s key roles. Now, returning to the Globe in “Othello” after a few years away (not ...

Fawlty Towers among subjects banned by Mastermind as questions run out

Father Ted and Roald Dahl also no longer allowed as specialist subjects on BBC Two quiz show Contestants on the BBC quiz show Mastermind will no longer be allowed to pick Fawlty Towers, Blackadder or ...

Strictly Come Dancing: week seven results - as it happened

And then there were 10. After Debbie and Giovanni Tango-ed their way to 4 tens, who was the next Strictly contestant to waltz off home? 7.59pm GMT Well on that bombshell, that’s It for another ...

Blu-ray Review – A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

A Fish Called Wanda, 1988. Directed by Charles Crichton. Starring John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, and Michael Palin. Synopsis: A Fish Called Wanda has been released on Blu-ray before, ...

A Fish Called Wanda Available on Blu-ray October 3rd from Arrow Video

“The funniest movie I have seen in a long time” – Roger Ebert A Fish Called Wanda will be available on Blu-ray October 3rd from Arrow Video In 1988, John Cleese, former Python and the mastermind ...

Snobbery is killing the great British sitcom, says Ben Elton

Blackadder writer says sitcoms are a ‘truly original art form’ but now critics and social media pundits dismiss them before they get a chance to grow on people Snobbery and “lazy contempt” from ...

John Cleese doubles down on Brexit position: "I don’t want to be run by a bunch of European bureaucrats"

John Cleese doubles down on Brexit position: Iconic comedian also calls UK press “a disgrace”. UK comedy legend John Cleese has reaffirmed his position in the Brexit debate, saying that while it will be five years before we know the full ...

Sherlock Season 5 May Not Arrive Until 2020 – If It Arrives At All

From the moment the credits rolled on “The Final Problem” six months ago, Sherlock fans have become fixated on the possibility of a fifth season involving Benedict Cumberbatch’s sleuth and his literal ...

Mark Gatiss all but closes the door on Sherlock

Author: Zehra Phelan According to Sherlock co-creators Mark Gatiss, the show is over. Well, for the time being anyway. It’s been no secret that issues have always arisen when it comes to filming a ...

Sherlock’s co-creator isn’t sure series 5 will ever happen

One of the co-creators for hit drama Sherlock thinks the show’s end may have come. The series began back in 2010, and has only managed four seasons in that significant period of time. This is mainly ...

Mark Gatiss Cools Talk Of Sherlock Season 5 Because The Show Is A “Nightmare To Schedule”

If the fourth season of Sherlock is really remembered as its last, blame scheduling. Since “The Final Problem” premiered almost six months ago, the show’s immediate future has been the topic of ...

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience — the review

There’s a thing that’s been happening in London since 2012 (and elsewhere around the world for 20 years). Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience is exactly what it sounds like, if not what it spells ...

Rosemary Frankau obituary

My mother, Rosemary Frankau, who has died aged 84, was an actor best known for playing Beattie in the BBC sitcom Terry and June. Born in Marylebone, central London, to the comedian Ronald Frankau and ...

Zach Galifianakis on Baskets, relationship advice and interviewing Obama

Author: Thomas Alexander Over the past few years Zach Galifianakis’ career has sky-rocketed to atmospheric levels and beyond. It is fair to say it is a career that is varied from performances as the ...

John Cleese to Star in ‘Edith,’ First BBC Sitcom Since ‘Fawlty Towers’

John Cleese to Star in ‘Edith,’ First BBC Sitcom Since ‘Fawlty Towers’ British comedy legend John Cleese is returning to the small screen in his first BBC sitcom since “Fawlty Towers,” the network announced Tuesday. Cleese will co-star along with Alison Steadman (“Orphan ...

John Cleese to appear in his first BBC sitcom since Fawlty Towers

Monty Python actor, who vowed never to work with the corporation again, will star alongside Alison Steadman in Edith John Cleese is to star in his first BBC sitcom since Fawlty Towers ended nearly ...

Revisiting Wolf: a werewolf movie with a secret identity

Guy Buckland Apr 12, 2017 We took at look back at 1994's Wolf starring Jack Nicholson and Michelle Pfeiffer, and found it to be a highly entertaining watch... The animal is out. Nicholson. Pfeiffer. ...

Inside No. 9 series 3 episode 2 review: The Bill

Louisa Mellor Feb 21, 2017 Inside No. 9 returns with a very fraught, very funny episode co-starring Philip Glenister and Jason Watkins. Spoilers ahead… This review contains spoilers. 3.2 The Bill ...

Move over Mrs Brown: comedians prefer Alan Partridge and Fawlty Towers

Gold TV has polled the professionals about their favourite comedy. But even the funniest of the funny can’t easily be reduced to scenes and one-liners Surveys of Britain’s favourite comedy – and ...

2016 Australian culture quiz: from Triple J to the Archibalds and reality TV

Think of yourself as an arts lover? Just how much can you remember from the year that was? • New quiz: how closely were you paying attention? • Australian Politics quiz: there was an election, but ...

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