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...
Leonard rossiter stars as charles barker in the 1978 british comedy film short the waterloo bridge handicap

The Race Is On..

The Waterloo Bridge Handicap, 1978 A short comedy film shown in British cinemas in 1978.  In the same vein as The Plank and such films there is very little dialogue apart from Leonard Rossiter's voiceover and ...
Norman Wisdom stars in trouble in store

Trouble In Store, 1953

Norman Wisdom's very first feature film that won him a BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer.The film itself broke box office records at the time of it's release in 51 out of the 67 London cinemas in whic...
Schoolgirl tearaways at St Trinians

The Belles of St Trinian’s, 1954

St Trinian's is of course is the fictional boarding school for girls, the creation of English cartoonist Ronald Searle.  The first cartoon had appeared in 1941, but shortly afterwards Searle had to fulfil his m...
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 stars as Inspecter clouseau in the second installment of the popular film series

The Return Of The Pink Panther

The Return Of The Pink Panther - 1975 Peter Sellers returns to his most famous role as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau.  The third in the series was released some eleven years after A Shot In The Dark and twel...