Reginald Perrin Actress Dies

Actress Pauline Yates who played Reggie Perrin's unflappable wife in the hit 70's sitcom, has died aged 85.  As well as appearing in The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin, she also appeared in the spin off, The ...

Brian Clemens Dies

Sadly the death of another classic TV writer has been announced.  This time it's from the world of cult-tv, Brian Clemens who has passed away aged 83.  As a scriptwriter and producer Brian Clemens, was responsi...

Looking Back,

2014 Rather than launch into a lengthy discussion about the highs and lows of 2014, we're sure you've seen enough of them by now, we'll take a quick look back at some memorable moments from 2014 and take a qui...

Another Great Writer Passes On

It has been announced that Jeremy Lloyd, probably best known as co-author and writer of several successful British sitcoms, including Are You Being Served? and 'Allo 'Allo! has died aged 84 from pneumonia.  The...

Bagpuss Creator To Receive A Bafta?

It has been announced that Peter Firmin, the man behind beloved children’s TV shows such as The Clangers and Bagpuss is to receive the prestigious BAFTA Special Award this weekend for his work in children’s ent...
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Life Of Brian – The Musical ?

Following on from the success of their sell out o2 reunion shows, the last we heard from the Pythons was that this would be the last.  However  Terry Gilliam reveals the success has "reinvigorated the brand" an...

BBC Name The Date For Hancock’s Return

BBC Radio 4 present, The Missing Hancocks Earlier this year we and other media reported that the BBC were to re-record five episodes of Hancock's Half Hour, the radio show to celebrate sixty years since it's f...

Recent News Round Up

Here's a round up of some recent Comedy News. Dad's Army Movie Begins FilmingFilming has begun on the much anticipated new movie version of Dad's Army in Yorkshire, some way away from the show’s original f...

Meet The New Danger Mouse

We reported last year how kids 1980's TV favourite Danger Mouse was to make a come back.  Today it has been announced that Danger mouse will indeed return to our screens next year for a 52 week run on children'...

Two More Comedy Actors Pass Away

We're reminded as we look back over 60 years of British sitcoms that many of the stars and those that were involved have either passed on or are getting on.Sadly today it was announced that Donald Sinden ha...