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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[...]
Cocobatch – A Life-Sized Chocolate Statue Of Benedict Cumberbatch
In what has to be one of the oddest stories I've posted in my 22 months working for BC, UKTV has commissioned a life-size chocolate statue of Benedict Cumberbatch If there was a video to go with it I would have thought this to be an April Fool's joke. A life-size chocolate sculpture of the acclaimed[...]