The video was first broadcast on David Frost’s Frost On Sunday show, four days after it was filmed. At that point transmission was in black and white although the promo was originally shot in colour. It was first aired in America a month later on 6 October 1968, on The Smotheres Brothers Comedy Hour.
Someone on Quora asked “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England wrote the following response:
Alzheimer’s-stricken Prunella Scales has been forced to quit TV show Great Canal Journeys due to her ailing health.
The 87-year-old Fawlty Towers star and her husband Timothy West will be replaced by Celebrity Gogglebox stars Gyles Brandreth and Sheila Hancock on the Channel 4 show, it was revealed on Wednesday.
From an African girl who was “gifted” to Queen Victoria to a slave who took on his master in a British court, several little-known but remarkable chapters of black British history are being put in the spotlight on stage this year.
The John Cleese/Connie Booth UK original classic, 1975
Below, are bad-to-horrible US remakes of this wonderful television show. Too bad such great talent was wasted on these projects.
Harvey Korman and Betty White in ‘Snavely’ or ‘Chateau Snavely’, 1978
Bea Arthur in ‘Amanda’s’ or ‘Amanda’s by the Sea’, 1983
John Larroquette in ‘Payne’, 1999