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 - 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.  ...

 A Home Of Your Own

 A Home Of Your Own, 1964 Long before The Two Ronnies Ronnie Barker was making us laugh in this Black and White comedy film from 1965. It would be hard to believe that the film was not inspired by the succe...
rronnie barker stars in the saucy short silent film futtocks end

Futtock’s End

Futtock's End - 1970 The late great Ronnie Barker stars in Futtock's End, a short (40min), silent,  colour film.  The exact date seems to jump about a bit product catalogues indicate 1969 where research shows ...

Yellowbeard

Thirty Years Ago Today Monty Python Star Graham Chapman Died Yellowbeard, 1983 Celebrating 50 years of Monty Python and commemorating 30 years since the death of Graham Chapman we look back at a Graham Chapma...
section of a promo poster from the 1964 peter sellers film a shot in the dark

A Shot In The Dark

A Shot In The Dark - 1964 The second installment of the original Pink Panther series of films and possibly the funniest. The great Peter Sellers reprises his role as legendary comic figure Inspector Jacques Cl...
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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...
ricky thomlinson takes on the england job in mike bassett england manager

Ricky Tomlinson’s Got The Dream Job?

Mike Bassett, England Manager, 2001 Football is not a subject that has caught he eye of comedy writers very much over the years.  Mike Bassett went straight for perhaps the most controversial, the England Mana...
comedy heavyweights Eric Idle and Robbie Coltrane star in Nuns On The Run

Two Comedy Greats Go On The Run…..

Nuns On The Run, 1990 This British Comedy classic starred two comedy heavyweights: Eric Idle and Robbie Coltrane.  It was produced by ex Beatle George Harrison's Handmade Films. The film has received mixed ...
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...