Alzheimer’s forces Prunella Scales, 87, to QUIT TV show she stars in, with husband Timothy West, 85

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.  

3 faulty ‘Fawlty Towers’ remakes…

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