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, 1977 The Guinness World Records  consistently lists Sherlock Holmes as the "most portrayed movie character" so it's no surprise thst there should be a...
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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...

Fawlty Towers, Communication Problems

Fawlty Towers, Communication Problems, 1979 Fawlty Towers remains one of Britain's most beloved sitcoms, even if it is over forty years since it ended.Everybody has a favourite episode and this has to be o...

How To Irritate People

How To Irritate People, 1968 How To Irritate People was a one off TV show made in 1968.  It featured a host of top class writers and was the brainchild of David Frost.The show was made in the UK for the Am...
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Monty Python’s Life Of Brian

Monty Python's Life Of Brian - 1979 In Tribute To Terry Jones 1942 - 2020 Perhaps the best remembered and best loved of the Python movies.  Life Of Brian was hugely controversial, but hysterically funny.T...

Whoops Apocalypse

Whoops Apocalypse, 1982 A whole host of famous names star in this six part sitcom/satire from the early 1980's.Although the series itself only ran through six episodes in 1982, four years later in 1986 the...

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...
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Monty Python Live (Mostly)

Monty Python Live (Mostly) 2014 Also known as Monty Python live (Mostly): One Down Five To Go.  This 2014 series of reunion shows staged at the o2 in London had it's final night screened on digital TV channel ...

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers, 1975 A timeless classic that remains funny no matter how many times you watch it.  Broadcast on BBC 2 over two series of six episodes each, the first in 1975 and the second in 1979, Fawlty Tower...