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American Caricature

Yesterday I wrote a great story for this week’s Friday Fictioneers prompt. It was funny. Very funny. It was a really, really great story. And so funny. 493 more words


RIP Andrew Sachs (1930 - 2016)

He may be known for only one role – but oh, what a role!

Andrew Sachs, the actor who played Manuel the waiter on Fawlty Towers… 115 more words

British Comedy


By Adam Zwar

It’s 40 years since episode one of Fawlty Towers crept into the public consciousness with minimal publicity and a series of lukewarm reviews. 997 more words


Andrew Sachs' one regret in life was not becoming a Time Lord on Doctor Who

In a career that spanned an impressive eight decades, Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs also delivered turns in other iconic hallmarks of British television – … 261 more words


'Fawlty Towers' star Andrew Sachs dead at 86

Actor Andrew Sachs, best known for his role in iconic British sitcom Fawlty Towers, has passed away at age 86 after a four-year struggle with Alzheimer’s. 385 more words


Andrew Sachs, Manuel on the UK's Fawlty Towers, Dead at 86

Andrew Sachs, who played Manuel on the classic British sitcom Fawlty Towers, has died. He was 86 years old. 189 more words

In Memoriam