Articles Tagged 'Frances de la Tour'

The Lady in the Van (Pic: BBC Films)

WATCH: Maggie Smith Roughing It in ‘The Lady in the Van’

Prone to hyperbole we may be, but this trailer is entirely delightful and should definitely be experienced at your earliest convenience. The Lady in the Van is the movie adaptation of Alan Bennett’s (The Madness of King George, The History Boys) play about a certain Miss Shepherd, a woman who genuinely did come and live […]

David Walliams and Catherine Tate in ‘Big School’

WATCH: David Walliams and Catherine Tate Star In ‘Big School’

Education, as is so often said, is the passport to the future. And in this case, the future holds six episodes of a new comedy show set in a British secondary school and starring David Walliams, Catherine Tate and a small, but carefully-selected gang of actors that should be very well known to Anglophenians. It’s […]

Vicious, FINAL

What Are Brits Watching? ‘Vicious’

Real life friends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi play more-than-friends in this new sitcom. What’s on: Vicious What is it: Freddie, 73, (McKellen) and Stuart, 74, (Jacobi) are in a loving, committed relationship but sometimes they can’t stand each other. They’ve lived together in their Covent Garden flat for close to 50 years. […]