Articles Tagged 'Alison Steadman'

Dad’s Army

Michael Gambon Joins Cast of ‘Dad’s Army’ Movie

This is a very sensitive issue for British comedy fans. Dad’s Army is widely considered to be one of the best sitcoms in British television history, and a movie remake, no matter how affectionately attempted, could stamp heavily upon cherished memories. However, the cast has been announced and if anyone can do it justice, this […]

The Last Detective

Brit Binge Watching: 10 Little-Seen Brit Gems You Can Stream Online

We all have our favorite British TV programs, whether it be Doctor Who, AbFab, Gavin and Stacey, The IT Crowd, Doc Martin, Black Books, Sherlock, Downton Abbey … (whew, take a breath) the list could go on for ages. But there’s more out there. Lots more. And where is this British treasure trove you ask? These little-seen […]

Sue Townsend

RIP Sue Townsend, Creator of Adrian Mole

True Anglophiles will either already have an idea who Adrian Mole is, or will have an enormous treat ahead of them when they find out. Whereas anyone who lived in Britain during the ’80s and ’90s will already know, and will be saddened by the news that his creator, Sue Townsend, has died at the […]

Syndicate, Season One, FINAL

What Are Brits Watching?: ‘The Syndicate’

A story about ordinary people thrown into an extraordinary situation. What’s on: The Syndicate   What is it: Five coworkers join forces, creating a syndicate, and chip in to buy lottery tickets and end up winning £18 million and some change. Each employee struggles with figuring out how to live with their new status in the […]