Guy Pringle (Sir Kenneth Branagh) and his new wife, Harriet (Dame Emma Thompson), are members of the English community in Bucharest, Romania on the eve of World War II. After the war begins... See full summary »
A nasty comedian's assistant has allergy induced sneezes, giving problems at work, et cetera. He accepts weekly injections after seeing the cute nurse. After a dozen injections, he finally asks her out.
Paisley, Scotland, in 1957. Three working-class lads look forward to the staff dance at the local carpet factory. Exuberant social piece of observation cinema that concentrates on the boys'... See full summary »
Not unlike Monty Python and Benny Hill, this short-lived, fast-paced sketch comedy show, a co-production between U.S.' Cinemax and U.K.'s Channel 4, featured numerous, mostly unrelated sketches performed by a mixed U.K. and U.S. cast.
Short-lived sketch show which is notable today for early appearances by Ben Elton, Dame Emma Thompson, Stephen Fry, and Hugh Laurie. Originally broadcast only in the Granada television area... See full summary »
Looking back this had a dream cast - Robbie Coltrane, Emma Thompson, Richard Wilson. And they were perfect in it. Even the supporting cast, particularly Maurice Roeves and Katy Murphy were fantastic. It was bright and funny, well written, well acted and the music was pretty good.
So of course it's been repeated (once?) and not available on DVD.
I remember loving this when it was first shown... and missing the last episode. And then it was repeated a couple of years later... and I missed the last episode. That it's not out on DVD yet is nothing short of criminal. Please... I'd like to see for myself just how it ends.
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