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by Mr_Wolf
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Ashes to Ashes
Topic: Tim Brooke-Taylor (1940-2020)
Replies: 18
Views: 3313

Re: Tim Brooke-Taylor (1940-2020)

Well the Guardian's obituary was rubbish, though the majority of user comments at its tail were very uplifting, so I may as well add something here for posterity. I only met TBT once - when I had the great good fortune to sit in on the commentary recordings on the second Goodies DVD release, which ...
by Mr_Wolf
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Ashes to Ashes
Topic: Tim Brooke-Taylor (1940-2020)
Replies: 18
Views: 3313

Re: Tim Brooke-Taylor (1940-2020)

Bloody bloody bloody bloody...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Current Television
Topic: BBC Ghost Story: Martin's Close (2019)
Replies: 6
Views: 1185

Re: BBC Ghost Story: Martin's Close (2019)

Simon36 wrote:Looked like he was advertising a pension plan.
That's in my head forever now.
by Mr_Wolf
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: British Comics
Topic: Comics archive purchased
Replies: 2
Views: 1341

Re: Comics archive purchased

There's a brand-new Action special coming out in March - one of many specials that Rebellion are doing in 2020. https://images.rebellion.co.uk/productVersion/a9/90/00.default.jpg If you buy them all from their website as a bundle then you'll also get (drum roll...) a facsimile of the pulped 23 Octo...
by Mr_Wolf
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: British Comics
Topic: The Treasury of British Comics: 2020 lineup
Replies: 0
Views: 727

The Treasury of British Comics: 2020 lineup

For those interested in such things, this is what I've stitched together for the coming year from various sources. 09/01 Third World War (Crisis) 23/01 Billy's Boots (Scorcher) ??/02 Air War Stories (War Picture Library/Air Ace Picture Library) ??/02 John Steel (Thriller Picture Library) 20/02 Batt...
by Mr_Wolf
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Current Television
Topic: BBC Ghost Story: Martin's Close (2019)
Replies: 6
Views: 1185

Re: BBC Ghost Story: Martin's Close (2019)

I was probably in the wrong mood for it, really. Some bits worked - mostly the bits whipped/homaged from the originals - but the framing story with dear old Simon Williams didn't work for me at all. I know I'm being ungrateful - if it wasn't for Gatiss we would get nothing - but it really needed a ...
by Mr_Wolf
Thu Dec 08, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Six Plays by Alan Bennett: The Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 5
Views: 1036

PR: Six Plays by Alan Bennett: The Complete Series [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2732-large/six-plays-by-alan-bennett-the-complete-series.jpg Stephen Frears produces six plays by Oscar-nominated playwright Alan Bennett. Showcasing the talents of Julie Walters, Prunella Scales, Patricia Routledge, Dave Allen and Alun Armstrong, Six Plays by Alan Benn...
by Mr_Wolf
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:53 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: PR: A Town Like Alice [Network]
Replies: 1
Views: 388

PR: A Town Like Alice [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2703-large/town-like-alice-a-blu-ray-.jpg http://networkonair.com/shop/2702-large/town-like-alice-a.jpg Virginia McKenna stars alongside Oscar winner Peter Finch in this acclaimed adaptation of Nevil Shute's moving novel. Winning multiple awards (including BAFTAs for bo...
by Mr_Wolf
Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: PR: Blonde Fist [Network]
Replies: 0
Views: 307

PR: Blonde Fist [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2695-large/blonde-fist-blu-ray-.jpg http://networkonair.com/shop/2696-large/blonde-fist.jpg Liverpudlian legend Margi Clarke stars in this cult classic as a single mum who walks out on an unhappy domestic life – and into an unexpected career. The third feature from Lett...
by Mr_Wolf
Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Rock Follies: The Whole Story [Network]
Replies: 8
Views: 1467

PR: Rock Follies: The Whole Story [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2694-large/rock-follies-the-whole-story.jpg Mixing music, dance, fantasy and drama, this multiple-BAFTA-winning series broke new ground in charting the ups and downs of a fictional female rock trio trying to make their way in a male-orientated industry. Penned by emigre...
by Mr_Wolf
Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:18 pm
Forum: Other Media
Topic: PR: What Happened Then? [Network]
Replies: 0
Views: 334

PR: What Happened Then? [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2691-large/what-happened-then.jpg Actor-director Richard Bird, horror stalwart George Zucco and charismatic stage and screen star Francis L. Sullivan feature in the cast of this thriller in which love and money troubles threaten to lead an innocent young sculptor to the...
by Mr_Wolf
Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:00 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Dick Emery at Thames Television [Network]
Replies: 1
Views: 503

PR: Dick Emery at Thames Television [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2690-large/dick-emery-at-thames-television.jpg Hello, honky-tonks! How're you? A regular on television over four decades, Dick Emery was one of Britain's comedy giants. A natural mimic and man of many guises, his comic brilliance created many memorable characters – incl...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Absolute Power [Network]
Replies: 1
Views: 547

PR: Absolute Power [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2687-large/absolute-power-the-complete-series.jpg "Spin is dead, long live PR." Stephen Fry and John Bird star in this hilarious BBC satire set in the cynical world of public relations – where truth is an optional extra and no job is too grubby, so long as it pays well....
by Mr_Wolf
Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Lytton's Diary: The Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 2
Views: 603

PR: Lytton's Diary: The Complete Series [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2659-large/lytton-s-diary-the-complete-series.jpg Peter Bowles gives a highly memorable performance as Fleet Street's most successful gossip columnist, Neville Lytton. Co-created by Bowles, this highly popular drama started life as a single play in the Storyboard anthol...
by Mr_Wolf
Wed Sep 14, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: PR: Very Important Person [Network]
Replies: 0
Views: 369

PR: Very Important Person [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2658-large/very-important-person.jpg James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter, Eric Sykes, John Le Mesurier and St Trinians legend Richard Wattis feature in this raucous early-sixties PoW escapade directed by Ken Annakin and co-written by Jack Davies – b...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Aug 30, 2016 12:03 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Terrahawks: Volume 2 [Network]
Replies: 0
Views: 354

PR: Terrahawks: Volume 2 [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2655-large/terrahawks-volume-2-blu-ray-.jpg http://networkonair.com/shop/2656-large/terrahawks-volume-2.jpg Gerry Anderson, the hugely influential creator of Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet, made a spectacular return to puppet animation in the early 1980s with an excit...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: All Passion Spent: The Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 1
Views: 615

PR: All Passion Spent: The Complete Series [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2653-large/all-passion-spent-the-complete-series.jpg Oscar-winning stage and screen veteran Wendy Hiller brings characteristic subtlety, grace and quiet determination to the role of a recently widowed woman who intends to relish her new-found freedom in this acclaimed t...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:35 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: The Animals of Farthing Wood: Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 0
Views: 350

PR: The Animals of Farthing Wood: Complete Series [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2642-large/animals-of-farthing-wood-the-the-complete-series.jpg Based on the best-selling books by Colin Dann, The Animals of Farthing Wood captivated both children and adults alike with its tale of a group of wild animals driven out of their woodland home by urban deve...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: The Life and Times of David Lloyd George [Network]
Replies: 5
Views: 990

PR: The Life and Times of David Lloyd George [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2641-large/life-and-times-of-david-lloyd-george-the-the-complete-series.jpg Philip Madoc gives a career-best performance as one of Britain's most revered, inspiring – and controversial – leaders in this celebrated BBC series. Scripted by BAFTA-winning Elaine Morgan with...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:49 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Sink or Swim: The Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 1
Views: 521

PR: Sink or Swim: The Complete Series [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2640-large/sink-or-swim-the-complete-series.jpg Doctor Who star Peter Davison headlines this well-remembered BBC sitcom, starring alongside BAFTA-winning Hustle stalwart Robert Glenister in his TV debut. They play brothers Brian and Steve Webber, whose attempt to strike...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Aug 02, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: PR: British Musicals of the 1930s 6 [Network]
Replies: 4
Views: 695

PR: British Musicals of the 1930s 6 [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2625-large/british-musicals-of-the-1930s-volume-6.jpg From playful romantic comedies to variety extravaganzas, the pre-war British musical films offered audiences a source of much-needed escapism throughout the decade haunted by the Great Depression and the growing mena...
by Mr_Wolf
Thu Jun 02, 2016 12:27 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Spitting Image: The Complete Twelfth Series [Network]
Replies: 1
Views: 463

PR: Spitting Image: The Complete Twelfth Series [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2615-large/spitting-image-the-complete-series-12.jpg A milestone in television comedy, Spitting Image lifted satire to a new level through the 1980s and '90s. No target was safe from its gunsights: politicians of all persuasions, even the Royal Family and the Pope could...
by Mr_Wolf
Thu Jun 02, 2016 11:59 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: PR: Love Thy Neighbour [Network]
Replies: 1
Views: 466

PR: Love Thy Neighbour [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2603-large/love-thy-neighbour-blu-ray-pre-buy-.jpg http://networkonair.com/shop/2604-large/love-thy-neighbour-pre-buy-.jpg Spinning off from the controversial but phenomenally popular early-seventies sitcom, this hit feature-film charts the ongoing dissention and one-up...
by Mr_Wolf
Thu Jun 02, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Love Thy Neighbour: The Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 5
Views: 1082

PR: Love Thy Neighbour: The Complete Series [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2529-large/love-thy-neighbour-the-complete-series-pre-buy-.jpg You can choose your friends, but whether you live in a back-to-back, a suburban semi or a mansion, you can rarely choose your neighbours... Highly popular – and more than a little controversial – Love Thy Ne...
by Mr_Wolf
Sun May 08, 2016 9:39 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: PR: The Warren Case [Network]
Replies: 5
Views: 664

PR: The Warren Case [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2495-large/warren-case-the.jpg A disturbed, war-scarred crime reporter turns to illegal means in an attempt to generate news stories in this gripping early-thirties thriller based on the acclaimed play by The Ghost Train's Arnold Ridley. Starring Richard Bird as the alc...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Terrahawks: Volume 1 [Network]
Replies: 4
Views: 775

PR: Terrahawks: Volume 1 [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2492-large/terrahawks-the-complete-series-1.jpg http://networkonair.com/shop/2491-large/terrahawks-the-complete-series-1.jpg Gerry Anderson, the hugely influential creator of Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet, made a spectacular return to puppet animation in the early 19...
by Mr_Wolf
Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:40 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Get Back: The Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 1
Views: 443

PR: Get Back: The Complete Series [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2525-large/get-back-the-complete-series.jpg Ray Winstone plays a successful businessman who is appalled to find himself having to move back in with his dad when his career founders in the economic recession. Also starring Larry Lamb and EastEnder Carol Harrison, and wit...
by Mr_Wolf
Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Nobody's House: The Complete Series [Network]
Replies: 1
Views: 559

PR: Nobody's House: The Complete Series [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2523-large/nobody-s-house-the-complete-series.jpg Kevin Moreton – following up his memorable performance in Granada Television's Sam – headlines this mid '70s fantasy-drama from Tyne Tees Television. Co-starring Champions star William Gaunt and featuring guest turns fro...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Apr 12, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: PR: Blue Money [Network]
Replies: 0
Views: 369

PR: Blue Money [Network]

http://networkonair.com/shop/2648-large/blue-money-blu-ray-.jpg http://networkonair.com/shop/2649-large/blue-money.jpg Rocky Horror Show icon Tim Curry stars as a loveable aspiring actor/singer who finds himself tangling with gangsters in this witty and hugely entertaining television film from note...
by Mr_Wolf
Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:23 am
Forum: Other Media
Topic: PR: The Importance of Being Earnest
Replies: 0
Views: 288

PR: The Importance of Being Earnest

http://networkonair.com/shop/2637-large/importance-of-being-earnest-the-blu-ray-.jpg http://networkonair.com/shop/2638-large/importance-of-being-earnest-the.jpg Award-winning director Anthony Asquith's sumptuous adaptation of Oscar Wilde's famous comedy assembles one of the greatest casts ever seen...