The Battle For Brittas Empire – Will it come back?

brittastrial-openingMany people have been asking me if I know what’s going on with the Brittas Empire reboot and if it is still happening.
The short answer is: We hope so.

For the long answer and to explain what’s been happening so far and how I got involved, I’m taking you on a journey back to the 1990’s. Read the rest of this entry »

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Rik Mayall’s first interview

largeIt’s two years since we lost one of comedy’s brightest stars. In honour of Rik Mayall’s death day, here is his first ever interview from 1981. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Birthday Rik Mayall

RikRik Mayall would have been 58 today. Read the rest of this entry »

Bipolar Disorder Is Like Having Two Serious Illnesses at Once

33 years of The Young Ones – this is how it all began!!

Happy Birthday Cliff Richard!!

Was Gordon Wellesley Brittas a 20th Century Don Quixote?

CK12l2PWUAE0Iwl“There is either the maddest wise man or the wisest mad man in the world”

For many, many years I’ve been a fan of the story of “Don Quixote” the “Man from La Mancha” ever since I heard the songs from the 1964 musical performed on a TV show in the late 1980’s. Getting older I understood the song lyrics true meaning and became gripped by the story itself. The story written by Miguel de Cervantes between 1605 and 1615 was both satire and tragedy rolled into one. The sad tale of a man valiantly trying to do good but failing every time, unaware others see him as a joke. Oblivious of being mocked and despised even when it is done to his face. Read the rest of this entry »

Rik Mayall : 28 years of B’Stard 24 years of Bottom

11703072_10207202575773504_3571426827925032029_nIt’s still hard to believe that Rik Mayall is gone. It is equally hard to believe that two of his most important shows are now 28 and 24 years old successively. Read the rest of this entry »

Robert Llewellyn confirms Red Dwarf All-Mechanoid storyline + Danny John-Jules announces new plans!!

Cast-DVDsThere have been rumours for months, but this week Robert Llewellyn, who plays mechanoid Kryten on the show, confirmed that there will be a special Red Dwarf episode in which all the actors of the show will turn into mechanoids!! 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 …

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