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...
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 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...
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 ...