Articles Tagged 'Morecambe and Wise'


WATCH: How Well Do You Know British Comedy?

For some Americans, knowledge of British comedy runs the gamut from Monty Python to Richard Curtis romantic comedies to, well, Benny Hill. Talented comedians them all, to be sure. But if you really want to be a connoisseur of U.K. humor, you’ll need a few more foundations. In this episode of the Anglophenia video series, […]

A Very British Christmas Part 10: Five Great TV Specials

If there were no Christmas, there would still be a need for everyone to mark a point in the year in order to let their hair down and lark about. Birthdays are fine, but too specific to one person. What we all need is a moment to celebrate ourselves and get a little giddy. This […]

Five Great British Comedy Double Acts

Comedy suits company. For all that Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton were solo geniuses at their craft when nobody could hear them talk, it was the magical relationship between Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy which superseded them once the talkies arrived. And it’s easy to see why. In a double act you can shoot the […]