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Sounds Familiar

“So in future, when people ask you what you have for breakfast, don’t say cornflakes. Tell them, quite truthfully, that you eat an exclusive European high fibre breakfast cereal.” – Hyacinth Bucket (Patricia Routledge) to her husband, Keeping Up Appearances

Hamilton Mattress (2002)


“Trust me! I’m your agent.”

Hamilton Mattress is a British stop motion animated short film, in the style of Aardman’s Wallace and Gromit. It was not done by Aardman, but several people who worked on… 271 more words


The Wrong Box Reviewed by Anita ***

Classic British campy comedy of errors. I laughed from begining to end.  Filmed in 1966 it is based on a 1889 novel by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne.   417 more words



Ahead of Vera Day’s personal appearance, The Cinema Museum presents a screening of TOO MANY CROOKS (1959) at 5pm on Saturday 28th November.

Too Many Crooks… 129 more words

Cinema Museum

Beneath the Cassock- The Vicar of Dibley and Marjon

I have to say, I love British comedy. Long time ago there were Thursdays, when a horrible day at school would be forgotten because of… 364 more words


#TBT: "The Day Today" Is Real, Fake News

The Day Today was a “spoof of the British style of news broadcasting – including ridiculous stories…offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors” (IMDb).

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Sounds Familiar

“They make me nervous, all these young people skittering around like mice; desperate to get back on the internet.” – Freddie (Ian McKellan), Vicious