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The Three Musketeers (1973)

When it’s on: Sunday, 14 February (8.05 am)
Channel: ITV3
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I’ve tried to be better at reading the classics than I am, but one title I had no trouble with was Alexandre Dumas’s… 1,242 more words


After Tolstoy, Andrew Davies wants to tackle Hugo

Now that there is an epic-sized hole in the Sunday night BBC 1 schedules following the final episode of War and Peace, how can it be filled? 366 more words


Frank Finlay - Rest in Peace

We meant to post this earlier this week but time just got away from us. But we hope to make up for it now. While Frank Finlay might have been known for his stage work, as well as plenty of TV work for the BBC, he did appear in enough horror titles that is worth noting. 187 more words

Rest In Peace

Frank Finlay R.I.P.

Frank Finlay was never a star, but he was one damn fine supporting actor. The highbrow set would know him as Olivier’s Iago in the 1965 film of “Othello.” Most casual moviegoers might remember him as the delightfully dim Porthos in Richard Lester’s Musketeers films. 522 more words



This weekend we lost wonderful British character actor Frank Finlay. Most known to horror fans from Tobe Hooper’s Lifeforce 113 more words

January's a greedy bastard

This post will go out as timed in the early hours of February 1st but here in Greenwich Mean Time it’s still nine minutes short of the end of January and this cruel month is still dragging them in inexorably. 70 more words