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Scales Attends Relaunch Of Fawlty Towers Inspiration

19th September 2006

British actress PRUNELLA SCALES yesterday (18SEP06) attended the relaunch of the hotel that inspired legendary 1970s TV show FAWLTY TOWERS. Scales, who starred alongside JOHN CLEESE in the classic sitcom, arrived at Hotel Gleneagles in...

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Fascinating Fact 1923

9th August 2006

FAWLTY TOWERS actress PRUNELLA SCALES is to return to the cult British comedy's location later this month (AUG06) to relaunch the Gleneagles Hotel in Torquay, England. Scales starred alongside JOHN CLEESE in the seminal show...

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Beckinsale Still Not Driving

18th June 2006

British actress KATE BECKINSALE still hasn't mastered driving in Los Angeles - and she fears she'll never be able to get behind the wheel of a car there. The UNDERWORLD star doesn't have a driving...

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Cleese Carves Career As 'Comic Professor'

12th June 2006

British funnyman JOHN CLEESE has given up acting to teach youngsters the art of comedy. The bumbling FAWLTY TOWERS and MONTY PYTHON star hopes his glittering career in comedy will inspire kids to crack jokes....

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Cleese To Release World Cup Ditty

3rd May 2006

Comic British actor JOHN CLEESE has decided to release his own World Cup song in aid of this summer's (06) German-hosted soccer championships. The LIFE OF BRIAN star, who achieved comedy greatness with the sitcom...

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Cleese: 'Don't Mention The War'

1st May 2006

JOHN CLEESE's legendary skit from THE GERMANS episode of 1970s sitcom FAWLTY TOWERS is being adapted to encourage a new initiative to break down prejudices against the European nation. In the famous scene, Cleese's hotel...

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Kiwis Hit Back At Cleese's 'Suicide Capital' Comments

28th April 2006

LATEST: A New Zealand city has hit back at recent visitor JOHN CLEESE, after the English actor described Palmerston North as the "suicide capital" of the country. The FAWLTY TOWERS funnyman toured New Zealand last...

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Black Eyed Pea Discovers Fawlty Towers

17th March 2006

BLACK EYED PEAS singer FERGIE has acquired a new addiction while on the road - the British TV comedy FAWLTY TOWERS. The MY HUMPS singer and her bandmates are huge fans of the JOHN...

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Fawlty Towers Tops Poll For Top Comedy Of All Time

11th October 2004

The British TV classic FAWLTY TOWERS has been voted the world's favourite BBC comedy. The hit 70s sitcom, which saw JOHN CLEESE's belligerent BASIL FAWLTY frequently upset guests at a seaside hotel,...

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Cleese's Fawlty Towers Tops

3rd December 2003

JOHN CLEESE's comedy classic FAWLTY TOWERS has proved the most popular show with users of a new online archive of British films and TV programmes. The BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE made their store of 50,000...

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Phil Silvers Show Voted Best Sitcom

30th September 2003

Classic American comedy THE PHIL SILVERS SHOW has been named the best TV sit-com ever in a poll by influential British magazine THE RADIO TIMES. The show, which saw Silvers play renegade Army SERGEANT...

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Sarah Jessica Parker: British Shows Are Better

23rd July 2003

SEX AND THE CITY beauty SARAH JESSICA PARKER is convinced her hit American show pales into insignificance when compared to classic British comedies - even ones made almost 30 years ago. The blonde fashion...

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Charlotte Church At Home

4th May 2003

The parents of singing superstar CHARLOTTE CHURCH have bought themselves a bed and breakfast hotel and want to rename it CHURCH TOWERS - in honour of legendary TV comedy FAWLTY TOWERS. However, MARIA and...

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