Tag Archives: Comedy

The Death of Stalin – Movie Review

Dear Comrades, it gives me great pleasure, indeed it is behoven on me to introduce to you one of the great cinematic treasures of 2017, The Death of Stalin. As the Presdium is no doubt aware (for they have eyes … Continue reading

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Remembering Andrew Sachs, Manuel from Fawlty Towers

learn This morning awaking before 5am I was saddened to learn of the death of Andrew Sachs who famously portrayted  the well-meaning but inept Spanish waiter Manuel in the classic comedy Fawlty Towers. Manuel was always in a state of constant … Continue reading

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It’s goodnight from me … and it’s goodnight from him.

These days so many of us watch or have to watch people with little talent on a Saturday night trying to sing, dance or make us laugh.  It wasn’t so long ago that our Saturday evenings were spent watching people … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic! Don’t Panic! New Dad’s Army film but are remakes worth the risk?

One of the things I find being an avid cinema and television fan is that remakes are often ultimately disappointing.   I’d much rather watch a brand new idea rather than revisit an old one which is likely to be … Continue reading

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#Mugabe Falls

It’s always nice to see politicians make an idiot of themselves.  Whether it former President George W. Bush or current London Mayor Boris Johnson, if we have to put up with characters then at least we can laugh at them. … Continue reading

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My life is too short for long scroll-bar selections

Do any of you remember the old fashioned telephones.  I don’t mean just the ones that have a cable that connects into the wall but those with a dial on the front rather than push-buttons. I always liked those phones … Continue reading

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Red sauce, brown sauce or no sauce at all? 15 minutes of fame on the Danny Baker Show

I thought a while on what to title this post.  I settled on 15 minutes of fame for reasons that will become clear but it might as easily be ascribed the title “How I ended up sitting on the throne … Continue reading

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