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Not The Nine O'Clock News: General Synod's Life of Christ

Rowan Atkinson may now be known globally for his performances first as the scheming Edmund Blackadder and second as the adorably idiotic Mr Bean, but he arguably first rose to prominence in the UK television series… 293 more words


Ealing Studios Acquires Stake In GreenAcre Films, Plans To Boost TV Production

Ealing Studios has acquired a significant stake in TV and film company GreenAcre Films and that will allow it to expand its own burgeoning TV division. 305 more words


London 2012 Olympics

The 62,000-strong audience claps politely when Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra strike up Vangelis’s Chariots of Fire theme – but their roar of approval when the cameras pan to an unexpected keyboard soloist is nothing short of heartwarming. 27 more words


Ben Latham-Jones Acquires Ealing Studios And Will Take Over As Head Of Studio - Cannes

Ben Latham-Jones has fully acquired Ealing Studios Entertainment, the production entity of the iconic London-based studio, it was announced today. Latham-Jones, a former creative director for Fox, will take over the role of head of studio from Barnaby Thompson, who will now segue into focusing on directing. 295 more words


Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)

Director – Jim Abrahams

Starring – Charlie Sheen, Valeria Golino, Richard Crenna, Rowan Atkinson, Miguel Ferrer,


Film Reviews

Happy birthday to Ben Elton. I hope you will not object if I offer my most enthusiastic contrafibularities

Though largely an unknown name in the US, Ben Elton was a writer on two of the BBC’s best eighties comedies, The Young Ones and Blackadder. 83 more words


King Ralph's Crown

Louise writes – ‘Would you be able to make a replica of the Imperial State Crown for the film ‘King Ralph’ in six weeks?’ The request was daunting since it was the first time we had been asked to make such an iconic object, one that is so familiar to so many people. 880 more words