Hugh Laurie stars in Hitchcock’s The Blind Man this afternoon on BBC Radio 2 – Preview here


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BBC stalling on Brittas Empire revival?

brittasnAfter an extremely positive reaction to the announcement of Brittas Empire returning, the BBC is inexplicably seems to be stalling the idea to indefinitely.
Jane Noriss, the wife of original writer and creator Andrew Norriss revealed this to a fan asking about the series return: Read the rest of this entry »

Closing Down the BBC? Alan B’Stard tried it years ago!! (The New Statesman Rik Mayall – feat Chris Barrie )

In an interesting turn of events the Conservatives now seem to watch The New Statesman for ideas instead of the other way round …

Craig Charles celebrates birthday by taking over Graham Norton

CJkMmU8WgAAoSjUA nice birthday treat for Red Dwarf and Coronation Street star Craig Charles tomorrow. The actor and DJ will be taking over Graham Norton’s Saturday afternoon spot this summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Rik Mayall His Last Years …

RikToday, one year ago we lost Rik Mayall. A year after the event it feels as unbelievable as the moment I heard. I still expect him to return with a new show or appear somewhere.

The most tragic thing is that we lost Rik just when we are getting him back. He was on the verge of a TV comeback.

Over the years he had developed a love hate relationship with TV. Read the rest of this entry »

From Red Dwarf to Doctor Who, from Idris Elba to David Harewood and Marianne Jean-Baptiste why do British blacks have to come to the USA to find love in the UK?

idris-elba-lutherArticle for Thy Blackman
This month Homeland star David Harewood has criticised the lack of opportunities for young black actors in the UK and advised them to head Stateside to find stardom. Read the rest of this entry »

BBC Facing Ofcom Investigation Over Rowan Atkinson’s Archbishop Comic Relief Sketch

Rowan ComicThe BBC is reportedly under investigation by TV regulators Ofcom over Rowan Atkinson’s Comic Relief sketch. Read the rest of this entry »

Rik Mayall announces new sitcom plans – Wanted to play older Richie as Wilfred Bramble

CreekRik2rikRik Mayall was the absolute scene stealer in last night’s Jonathan Creek. Read the rest of this entry »

Angry John Cleese: ‘BBC bosses don’t know how to make comedy shows anymore’

johncleeseDays after the Rowan Atkinson scandal, an interview with his friend, and other comedy legend John Cleese has been released in which the star blasts BBC bosses Read the rest of this entry »

New David Bowie album number 1 in 14 countries!! As BBC Radio 6 plans Easter celebration!!

BowieCoverGreat news for David Bowie, his new album “The Next Day” has reached number 1 in 14 countries on the day of release. These number are likely to double or triple in the comig days with the album being released in many more places on a daily basis. Read the rest of this entry »

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