New road in Somerton development to be moved
Somerset LiveNew road in Somerton development to be moved due to land ownership issueSomerset LiveFans of the classic comedy Fawlty Towers may remember the moment where Basil Fawlty (played by John Cleese) sarcastically asks his wife Sybil (Prunella Scales) whether she "would like the hotel moved a bit to the left" while she was in hospital. Cleese ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 2:56 am
EY's Tricia Nelson on the gender pay gap
Herald ScotlandEY's Tricia Nelson on the gender pay gap challenges facing Scottish businessesHerald ScotlandFrom there Nelson moved into sales for Video Arts, a company which produced management training films using the madcap antics of British comedians such as John Cleese, Prunella Scales and Robert Lindsay to highlight the dos and don'ts of good ...and more »
Posted on 5 March 2017 | 4:07 pm
FT Masterclass: Stamp collecting with Samuel
Financial TimesFT Masterclass: Stamp collecting with Samuel West - Financial TimesFinancial TimesThe Royal Philatelic Society London has a collection of stamps that would make any collector go weak at the tweezers. In the library of its headquarters in leafy ...and more »
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 2:52 am
David Cassidy dementia struggle reflects
Irish IndependentDavid Cassidy dementia struggle reflects growing problem for ageing populationIrish IndependentFawlty Towers star Prunella Scales has also been suffering from dementia. In 2015, Robin Williams's widow said that a coroner's report into the star's death found signs of Lewy body dementia, a difficult-to-diagnose condition which leads to a decline ...David Cassidy Reveals He Is Battling Dementia: 'A Part of Me Always Knew This Was Coming'PEOPLE.comAppears Drunk In Concert ...TMZ.comall 241 news articles »
Posted on 21 February 2017 | 2:53 am
Weekend TV preview: Saturday February 18 and
The NationalWeekend TV preview: Saturday February 18 and Sunday February 19The NationalPrunella Scales and Timothy West sail down the Caledonian, which goes through the Great Glen, running from the North Sea to the Atlantic, and their journey takes them through 29 different canal locks – with not an ASDA trolley in sight. Canal boats are ...
Posted on 17 February 2017 | 4:02 pm
What’s happening throughout 2015
The Old Town Spring Celebration is just one of many events scheduled to take place this year, and it seems they get more popular every time.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 7:18 am
My £4m Enigma Estate: It's got a heated
Cournswood House, in south Buckinghamshire, could almost be Bletchley Park, the English country house at the heart of the recent Oscar-nominated drama The Imitation Game.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 9:05 pm
The Wicked Lady (Blu-ray)
Recommended When I first saw the coming attractions trailer for The Wicked Lady (1983), starring Faye Dunaway, I was slightly confused. It looked like some sort of semi-sequel to Richard Lester's The Three Musketeers (1973), in which Dunaway played the scheming Milady de Winter. The Wicked Lady , despite some resemblance to Lester's film, was not a sequel. It received terrible reviews in America ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 5:43 am
Sunday’s TV tips
Some Easter Sunday shows for your viewing pleasure.
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 7:58 am
Samuel West talks about mother Prunella
The Mr Selfridge actor said his family have been dealing with mother Prunella Scales’ dementia.
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 2:13 am
Call me doctor
WE tend to assume that wealth and fame bring privilege, even when it comes to illness. The inexorable demise of Prunella Scales into the fog of dementia makes us realise there are no exceptions. This week her husband Timothy West reveals that she has ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:10 pm
Prunella Scales's forgotten marriage:
Dame Helen Mirren may have won the Oscar for playing the Queen but no one has ever captured the monarch’s subtle wit as Prunella did more than 40 years ago in Alan Bennett’s A Question Of Attribution back in 1973. In her successful one-woman show, An ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:12 pm
'Prunella Scales can't recall most of her
Prunella Scales' dementia is now so bad she could not remember her husband being interviewed by Piers Morgan during a backstage conversation straight after the show. Last year the much-loved actress vowed to carry on working despite being diagnosed with ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 7:28 pm
Timothy West Opens Up About Wife Prunella
Piers Morgan has discussed what is sure to be one of his most emotional ‘Life Stories’ interviews yet, detailing the heartbreak of actor Timothy West, whose wife Prunella Scales suffers from a mild form of Alzheimer's Disease. The former ‘EastEnders ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 5:07 pm
Prunella Scales cannot remember her 53-year
Prunella Scales, the star of Fawlty Towers, cannot remember her 53-year-marriage to husband Timothy West because of her advanced Alzheimer's. West, 80, revealed the extent of his wife's decline in an interview with Piers Morgan's Life Stories. Morgan said ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:59 pm