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Fawlty Towers: John Cleese' Classic Sitcom Becomes West End Play
We should have seen this coming: John Cleese has adapted his classic sitcom Fawlty Towers for the stage to debut on London's West End Now audiences can see petty fascist and failed control freak hotelier Basil Fawlty fail in the flesh on the stage, although not played by Cleese Cleese and his then-wife Connie Booth[...]
BCTV Daily Dispatch
Making the BCTV Daily Dispatch menu board today? DC Studios' Superman: Legacy, John Mayer/NYE, Netflix's Cobra Kai, FXX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Green Day/Donald Trump, Adult Swim's Smiling Friends, Disney+'s What If…?, WWE/Kevin Dunn, BBC's Doctor Who, Peacock's Twisted Metal, AMC's Interview with the Vampire, Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, Jeremy Renner/Mayor of Kingstown, "Star Wars" Universe, BBC's Domino Day, John Cleese/Fawlty[...]
Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
Fawlty Towers is coming back Co-creator, co-writer & star John Cleese announced it earlier in 2023 It's not a reboot but a sequel and a sort of refresh where an older and definitely not wiser (where would be the comedy in that?) Basil Fawlty, played by Cleese himself – now managing a hotel in the[...]
Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
On a much, much smaller scale, Castle Rock might be doing the same thing with Cleese, who's co-writing a Fawlty Towers revival series with his daughter, Camilla Cleese Of course, we wouldn't be bringing up these names together if we didn't have a very good reason – and that reason is that the two never[...]
John Cleese Guilts BBC into Restoring Fawlty Towers to Streaming (Image: BBC)
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John Cleese Guilts BBC into Restoring Fawlty Towers to Streaming (Image: BBC)
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BCTV Daily Dispatch
Our line-up for this morning includes Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Charisma Carpenter sharing a look back to the '90s con scene, DC Studios' James Gunn reassuring Wonder Woman fans, NBC's The Blacklist releasing preview images for the final season-opener, John Cleese "apologizing" for his upcoming Fawlty Towers sequel series, Netflix's Ozark showrunner Chris Mundy[...]
John Cleese Guilts BBC into Restoring Fawlty Towers to Streaming (Image: BBC)
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. LITG: The ten most popular stories yesterday (Image: BBC) John Cleese "Must Apologise" for New Fawlty Towers with Daughter  The Future Of Superman At DC Comics (Super Spoilers) Warrior Nun/#SaveWarriorNun Tweets Break 10M; Barry Keeps Promise  Star Trek: Picard Season 3 E02 Preview: Last Chance at First Contact? Rick and Morty:[...]
Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
John Cleese and his daughter Camilla Cleese are writing a new series of his classic sitcom Fawlty Towers It's a sequel, not a reboot Already, some pundits are complaining it's going to be an "anti-woke" nightmare when scripts are still being developed and not one single frame has been shot Cleese, ever so English, has[...]
Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
Amidst speculation about what the new Fawlty Towers, or Shin Fawlty Towers, as we like to call it, will be like, John Cleese had a few things to say about it just to clear up a few things, including The Guardian's reactionary declaration that it would be an "anti-woke nightmare." "Fawlty Towers" key art, BBC Cleese told[...]
BCTV Daily Dispatch
Our line-up for this morning includes The Flash Showrunner Eric Wallace discussing what might've been, details on Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland's downfall, John Cleese joining his daughter for a Fawlty Towers sequel series, Amazon Studios & Author Michael Connelly expanding the "Bosch" universe in some major ways, Netflix's One Piece key art teasing[...]
Fawlty Towers Sequel Series to Star John Cleese and His Daughter
John Cleese and his then-wife Connie Booth's classic British sitcom Fawlty Towers will return in a sequel series to be produced by Rob Reiner's company Castle Rock You heard that right Basil Fawlty is coming back, and Meathead is his new boss! It's like a Classic Sitcom Singularity! In case you're too young to get[...]
Byline Festival, Pippingford Park, Nutley, Uckfield, East Sussex, UK - June 2/4 2017 - John Cleese (Raphael Moran / Shutterstock.com)
The actor and comedian, who hasn't left full curmudgeon mode for some time, pulled out of an upcoming talk at the Cambridge Union scheduled for November 12 citing concerns over "woke rules" over Hitler impersonations he's done on his two signature series, Monty Python and Fawlty Towers, decades ago. Byline Festival, Pippingford Park, Nutley, Uckfield, East[...]
John Cleese Guilts BBC into Restoring Fawlty Towers to Streaming (Image: BBC)
Earlier this week, the BBC pulled "The Germans", an episode of the classic sitcom Fawlty Towers from its UKTV streaming service for containing "racial slurs".  However, the episode will now be reinstated to the service after creator, star, and co-writer John Cleese took to Twitter to criticize their decision In the episode, the major uses[...]
After Almost 40 Years, John Cleese To Star In New BBC Sitcom
Think of what you've seen him in… Monty Python, Fawlty Towers, A Fish Called Wanda… The man is comedy incarnate And now, after almost forty years away from them, Cleese is returning for a BBC Sitcom The legendary actor will co-start with Alison Steadman in a six-part comedy series called Edith which will appear on[...]