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When I wrote a recent entry: “Appraising television’s ultimate masterpiece – The Prisoner” I realised afterwards that in saying that Patrick McGoohan and Edward Woodward were two leading actors of an era I could think of off-hand capable of conveying controlled intensity, I was doing one other essential protagonist a disservice. I’m talking about the lateContinue reading “Man In A Suitcase – TV drama’s great step forward?”
Tony Hancock is often referred to as a ‘genius’ and I believe the appraisal to be accurate and I am going to attempt to explain why, using a particular example of his radio work which I think showcases his talent beautifully. Before I do, I want to make one more bold statement about the writersContinue reading “Tony Hancock was a genius… but what about Galton and Simpson?”
William Shatner is 90 – so here’s 90 great lines from the Star Trek films, delivered by him as only he can…
These are quotes of a Star Trek legend… William Shatner’s James T Kirk. Canadian William Shatner has graced our screens for decades in a variety of roles and is an instantly recognisable star. He’s also done music, hosted fascinating interviews, written books and put in numerous personal appearances, including his one man show (which IContinue reading “William Shatner is 90 – so here’s 90 great lines from the Star Trek films, delivered by him as only he can…”
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