Is The One Show cancelled tonight? BBC to
The SunIs The One Show cancelled tonight? BBC to air hour-long tribute to Bruce ForsythThe SunTHE ONE SHOW has been cancelled for an hour long-tribute to the great entertainer who has died aged 89. The BBC have opted instead to provide a loving and deserved tribute to the greatest entertainer in British history. Bruce Forsyth has tragically ...
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 11:13 am
Comics brought to book... festival - Chortle
Comics brought to book... festivalChortleNicholas Parsons will be presenting his autobiographical comedy show on October 10, followed by a festival version of Just A Minute with poet Pam Ayres, journalist Paul Blezard, actor Maureen Lipman and comedian Marcus Brigstocke on October 12.
Posted on 13 August 2017 | 4:18 am
Preview – Paul O'Grady's Hollywood -
OntheBox (blog)Preview – Paul O'Grady's HollywoodOntheBox (blog)O'Grady also looks at Walt Disney classics, from When You Wish Upon a Star in Pinocchio to Let It Go from Frozen, with contributions from Jonathan Ross, Celine Dion, Maureen Lipman, Richard O'Brien, Paul Nicholas, Bernard Cribbins, Sheila Hancock and ...
Posted on 12 August 2017 | 1:31 am
Saturday's best TV: World Athletics
The GuardianSaturday's best TV: World Athletics Championships; Paul O'Grady's Hollywood; I Know Who You AreThe GuardianThis week, Jonathan Ross, Maureen Lipman and Celine Dion all contribute as O'Grady looks at musical numbers in film, taking in everything from Tommy to Mary Poppins and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. And then there's Disney, keeping the genre alive ...
Posted on 11 August 2017 | 10:02 pm
ES Views Letter of the Day: Cheers to
Evening StandardES Views Letter of the Day: Cheers to Islington pub theatre's futureEvening StandardThat 1991 campaign to “save the King's Head” was brilliantly waged by the late Dan Crawford, supported by luminaries like Maureen Lipman and Tom Conti. Unsurprisingly, the decision was reversed and the grant funding reinstated. I personally wasn't ...
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 8:55 am
Tributes paid to a legendary sailor whose
TRIBUTES have poured in following the death of legendary Whitby sailor Jack Lammiman whose adventures on the high seas sparked an international search involving 14 countries and was the inspiration for a British comedy starring the late Bob Hoskins.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 10:13 am
Arctic adventurer Jack Lammiman dies, aged
TRIBUTES have been paid to a legendary seafarer whose life inspired a blockbuster film.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 1:42 am
Theatre News: Sandi Toksvig, Jo Brand and
They are joined by comediennes and 'token man' Stephen Mangan at the Royal Court for the Women of the Year Foundation
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 2:45 am
Theatre Review: Harvey
If you’re a fan of old-fashioned, feel-good comedy Lindsay Posner’s attractive revival of American playwright Mary Chase’s sentimental 1944 play will pass the time pleasantly enough. But the...
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 1:58 am
Fiona Bruce left amused by Dawn French's
NEWSREADER Fiona Bruce has revealed that it was Dawn French's idea to punch her during a Red Nose Day sketch this week.
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 4:45 pm
Strictly's Janette Manrara and Aljaz
Actress Maureen Lipman posed for pictures in a rather animated fashion Glam girls: Actress Tracy Ann Oberman (left) was joined by Dame Kelly Holmes at the event (right) You can’t miss her: Author Kathy Lette moreover made an appearance on the night and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:59 pm
Arts Q&A: Kathy Lette on toyboys and lettuce
It’s nature’s penicillin. 10. Who is your best friend and how do you know each other? I have a fabulous comedic coven - Sandi Toksvig, Ruby Wax, Maureen Lipman and Ronni Ancona. 11. Is there a God? Most marriages break up for religious reasons; ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:05 am
Last six standing: Proud volunteers of Hull
Shortly after the Hull Kingston Lions Club was founded in 1963, it was a society for well-connected, enterprising business men with generous hearts, with the likes of Maurice Lipman, the father of Maureen Lipman, among its 40 members. That remains the same ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:14 am
The week in radio: David Byrne and Danny
I don’t intend to resist The Bona History Of Julian And Sandy (Saturday, 12noon, 4 Extra) Repeated to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Round The Horne star Hugh Paddick, this has Maureen Lipman celebrating its never-not-funny exponents of Polari.
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 5:20 pm
UKTV Strikes Comedy Gold
UKTV has recently announced a number of original scripted comedies, including the sitcoms Bull, starring Robert Lindsay and Maureen Lipman, and Henry IX, written by comedy duo Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. North says that it's "incredibly exciting for a ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:25 am
Resolved Question: What is the cause of the
Posted on 30 January 2015 | 8:01 pm
Resolved Question: Where can I buy sheet
I would like this for piano/organ, but any would do. Any help on where I can purchase would be appreciated. Thank you
Posted on 17 December 2013 | 8:56 pm
Resolved Question: British Actress (7,6)
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 12:28 am
Resolved Question: Can you give me a list of
I need a list of names for a clothing business that I'm doing and I'm just dabbling ideas here and there. Could you please give me a list of words/phrases that are like this?
elle oh elle
Man hat tan
So, it's cleverly spelt words that are different but have the same meaning or words that are the same but have different meanings. I think it's called a play on words or wordplay, I'm not sure. But, all answers are welcome!
Posted on 23 August 2012 | 9:09 pm
Resolved Question: Would Maureen Lipman have
right cast your minds back to an olde michael caine film called water, a comedy. right she played her well in that. Regail thine with thy comments.
Posted on 3 January 2012 | 7:31 am