rronnie barker stars in the saucy short silent film futtocks end

Ronnie Barker in…..

 A Home Of Your Own Here's a couple of early Ronnie Barker classics that often get forgotten about alongside his better known TV work. A Home Of Your Own. Long before The Two Ronnies Ronnie Barker was making...
John Cleese, connie booth and Arthur Lowe star in the strange case of the end of civilisation as we know it

Sherlock Holmes, But Not As We Know It

The Strange Case Of The End Of Civilization As We Know It The Guinness World Records  consistently lists Sherlock Holmes as the "most portrayed movie character" so it's no surprise thst there should be a comed...
morecvambe and wise night train to murder their final work together

Morecambe And Wise, Night Train To Murder

Morecambe And Wise, Night Train To Murder, 1984 And this is where the story ends.  Night Train To Murder was the last work that Eric and Ernie worked on together before Eric's sad death in 1984. The move ba...
monty python's surreal film pofering the meaning of life

Monty Python Take A Look At Life

Monty Python's Meaning Of Life, 1983 Surreal, bizarre, call it what you will, but only Monty Python could get away with it, yes it's the fourth of the Monty Python films The Meaning Of Life.  Tackling the subj...
John Cleese and Michael palin star alongside Jamie Lee curtis and kevin cline in a fish called wanda

A Fish Called Wanda, 1988

A Fish Called Wanda was the hugely successful  American-British heist comedy film.  Co-written by ex Monty Python star John Cleese, the film was also notable for a performance of another ex-Monty Python star: M...
Peter Sellers stars in the first Pink Panther film 1963

The Pink Panther – 1963

Back to where to where it all began in 1963.  Whilst The Pink Panther franchise is American it did star one of Britain's most brilliant comic actors Peter Sellers, the franchise  would go on to be recognised as...
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No Sex Please We’re British

No Sex Please We're British - 1973 An all star cast assembled for the 1973 film No Sex Please We're British adapted from the classic stage play of the same name that made it's debut in 1971. For the film ve...
john cleese in a scene from the classic british comedy film clockwise

Clockwise – 1986

We're off to the movies for this post as we go back 28 years to look at John Cleese in somthing other than Python or Fawlty Towers. Clockwise was a British comedy film first screened in 1986.  Filmed around ...
Peter Sellers and Herbert Lom are at loggerheads again in the pink panther strikes again

The Pink Panther Strikes Again – 1976

The Pink Panther Strikes Again was Peter Sellers' fourth outing as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau and possibly alongside A Shot In The Dark, the funniest in the series.  Sellers would reprise his role as Clous...