John Cleese returns to BBC One in new comedy series ‘Edith’

BBC One has ordered a new comedy from the Oscar-nominated co-author of Terry Gilliam’s Brazil. Written by Charles McKeown, Edith will star John Cleese (Fawlty Towers) alongside Alison Steadman and Jason Watkins. The cast of the six-part series also includes Jessica Hynes, Anne Reid, Rosie Cavaliero, James Cosmo and Peter Egan. The official synopsis reads: “For Edith (Alison Steadman), … >

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Win signed ‘Dad’s Army’ posters and soundtrack albums!

Dad’s Army, the feature film based on the much-loved iconic British comedy, arrives in UK cinemas on Friday 5 February. To celebrate the release, we’ve got film posters signed by the cast and copies of the film’s soundtrack album to give away to five of our Twitter followers! For a chance to win, just follow … >

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BBC One’s ‘Boomers’ to return for second season in 2016

Comedy series Boomers will be back on BBC One with six new episodes next year. Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, Philip Jackson, James Smith, Alison Steadman and Paula Wilcox have just finished filming Season 2. Written by Richard Pinto (The Kumars at No. 42), Boomers follows the ups and downs of three retired couples and launched … >

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‘Dad’s Army’ trailer: First look at Mark Gatiss in new movie

The second trailer for the new Dad’s Army movie has been unveiled, featuring a glimpse of Sherlock star Mark Gatiss’s character. Based on the classic British TV comedy series, the film is directed by Oliver Parker (Johnny English Reborn, St Trinian’s) and arrives in UK cinemas on 5 February 2016. > Buy the complete original … >

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New poster for ‘Dad’s Army’ movie unveiled

A second poster for the new Dad’s Army movie has been released. Based on the classic British TV comedy series, the film is directed by Oliver Parker (Johnny English Reborn, St Trinian’s) and arrives in UK cinemas on 5 February 2016. > Buy the complete original TV series boxset on Amazon, featuring all nine seasons. … >

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Watch the new ‘Dad’s Army’ film trailer

The first trailer for the new Dad’s Army movie has been released. Based on the classic British TV comedy series, the film is directed by Oliver Parker (Johnny English Reborn, St Trinian’s) and arrives in UK cinemas on 5 February 2016. > Buy the complete original TV series boxset on Amazon, featuring all nine seasons. … >

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‘Dad’s Army’ movie poster revealed

The first teaser poster has been unveiled for the new Dad’s Army movie. Based on the classic British TV comedy series, the film stars Bill Nighy as Wilson, Catherine Zeta Jones as Rose, Toby Jones as Captain Mainwaring, Tom Courtenay as Corporal Jones, Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) as Godfrey, Blake Harrison (The Inbetweeners) as Pike, … >

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‘Inside No. 9’ Season 2 Episode 6 review: ‘Séance Time’

Somewhere on a dusty shelf in the dark corner of hell, stands two small jars, glowing gently with the souls of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. It’s the most plausible explanation as to why there hasn’t been a single episode that has fallen short in this second season of Inside No 9. There is, of … >

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‘Boomers’ preview

In the world of popular television, there may be little alchemy more precarious than that of creating a popular sitcom hit. If ever the philosophy was that British viewers liked something a little savage or self-loathing, the success, in recent years, of shows such as Mrs Brown’s Boys, Benidorm and Miranda has proven that going … >

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