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Articles Tagged 'David Jason'

Danger Mouse and Penfold

Crikey! Danger Mouse Returns!

Paddington, Postman Pat, Bananaman, The Wombles, Thunderbirds, The Clangers… it seems there are very few characters from the first full flush of British children’s TV that ever get fully put away in a drawer and forgotten about. And in the case of the anarchic spy cartoon Danger Mouse, even the death of one of the […]

David Beckham in Only Fools And Horses

Only Fools, And Horses, And David Beckham

There’s always a moment of disjointed thinking that comes with a photo like this. On the left, Nicholas Lyndhurst and David Jason, clearly playing Rodney and Del Boy Trotter—the characters that made them British household names in the comedy Only Fools and Horses—for the first time in ages. On the right, David Beckham, famous footba…ah, […]

Five Great British TV Shows Where The Location Is The Star

I’m not sure how aware of this phenomenon you are over in the States, but there’s a tradition on British TV which, at some point over the past 30 years, seems to have become law: Sunday night is the time to make pastoral, nostalgic TV shows. TV shows which, while still being stuffed with dramatic […]