Articles Tagged 'Count Arthur Strong'

Father Ted (Pic: Channel 4)

‘Father Ted’ at 20: Why the Comedy Still Feels Fresh

In the 20 years since Father Ted was first aired—on April 21, 1995—a lot has happened to the shape of British television comedy. Sketch shows like Little Britain and The Fast Show have fallen in and out of fashion; parlour room panel shows like QI and Never Mind The Buzzcocks have dominated schedules and mock […]


Five Irish Things The British Have Adopted

This Monday is St. Patrick’s Day, a chance for Irish people to celebrate Irishness and for people who are not Irish (even by descent) to pretend that they are. Things that are not usually green will be made green. Things that do not normally sport shamrocks will suddenly look very lucky indeed, and there will […]

Lord Lucan

Christopher Eccleston And Rory Kinnear Star In Lord Lucan Drama

In terms of drama and suspense, the real-life disappearance of Lord Lucan is a story that has it all: prestige, a fall from grace, awful violence and an enduring mystery to leave everything hanging on a question mark. Small wonder the story is being dramatised for TV, with an impressive cast including Christopher Eccleston, and […]