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Seven of One - Open All Hours

A couple of years after Six Dates with Barker aired on LWT, the very similar Seven of One was broadcast on BBC1.  Both the BBC and Barker hoped that several of these one-off comedy playlets might have the potential to be developed into fully fledged series and this proved to be the case as  549 more words


Six Dates with Barker - 1970: The Odd Job

David Jason’s early career was very much intertwined with Barker’s.  Jason’s respect and admiration for Barker has never been in doubt (to him, Barker was always “the guvnor”) and it’s plain that Jason considered his work with Barker, especially during the 1970’s, as something of a comedy apprenticeship – a chance for him to watch the master at work and learn from him. 549 more words

ITV Comedy - 1970's

So gloriously different: Do Not Adjust Your Set

Scene: A field. An unmistakable historic figure from 200 years ago stands, alone and glowering, in his French uniform, his arm tucked in characteristic pose. … 315 more words


Review: The BFG (2016)

In 2016, the release of a new Steven Spielberg movie is still an event, and he’s only becoming more prolific as time goes on. But for whatever reason THE BFG hasn’t been taken to people’s heart. 643 more words


The Other Side of Animation 47: The BFG Review

(If you like what you see, you can go to camseyeview.biz to see more of my work on video game reviews, editorials, lists, Kickstarters, developer interviews, and review/talk about animated films. 989 more words

Film Reviews

David Jason accused of racism after mistelling a joke by the Queen as Will.i.am sits next to him

Only Fools And Horses star David Jason has been accused of racism after trying to tell one of the Queen’s jokes on live TV.

The 76-year-old was recounting the tale during BBC One’s coverage of her 90th birthday this afternoon. 398 more words


David Jason sends letter to grieving family ahead of their dad's Only Fools And Horses funeral

Sir David Jason has written to the family of the late Keith Drew, whose funeral will have an Only Fools And Horses theme.

A modified yellow Reliant Regal will carry Keith, who died of myeloid leukaemia at 76, to his final resting place at Haycombe Crematorium in Bath following a life of giggling at the BBC sitcom. 260 more words