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pennies from heaven

Pennies from Heaven


In remembrance of Bob Hoskins, who passed away this spring, we're highlighting Pennies from Heaven, Dennis Potter's mini-series that was later turned into a film starring Steve Martin. Hoskins plays an idealistic sheet music salesman who has an affair with a school teacher and gets her pregnant, forcing her into prostitution, only to reappear in her life later so they can go on the run together after he's accused of raping and murdering a blind girl. Did I mention it's a musical?

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Orphan Black
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Peep Show

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Withnail and I
  Prof. Brian Cox on Doctor Who

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robin ince 
The Very Least Worst of Robin Ince
  josie long
Romance and Adventure

rhod gilbert 
Rhod Gilbert
Live 1-3
  russell howard 


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Helena (Stephanie Leonidas) is a young woman, stifled by her lifestyle as a juggler in her parents’ circus. Although she is nearly grown, she feels like a child being forced into her father’s dream by her over-powering (though kind) mother. While other kids wish to run away and join the circus, Helena wants to run away and join real life.

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cruise of the gods 
B- Comedy-Drama on a Boat
Cruise of the Gods
Long before there was The Trip, there was Cruise of the Gods!

Steve Coogan with a guitar crossbow and Rob Brydon in a mullet. Hey, it’s better than Tim Allen with a laser gun and Alan Rickman with a fin on his head: Cruise of the Gods (2002) is basically Galaxy Quest without the exploding alien pig. 

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Paterson Joseph on the Marquis de Carabas
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Early draft of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy found in Douglas Adams archive / Bob Hoskin passes away / Final episode of The IT Crowd on Hulu+ / BBC America announces first original comedy, Almost Royal / Tom Hollander and Daniel Mays cast in AMC's Knifeman / Eve Myles cast in Broadchurch season 2 / Jon Richardson to star in Jon Richardson Grows Up / Frank Skinner cast as guest in Doctor Who / Rhod Gilbert to host comedy chat show about guests' internet history / New show 24 Hours to Go Broke sends TV faces (like Rachel Riley and Joe Wilkinson) around the world with cash to spend / Friday Night Dinner season 3 coming soon / Alan Davies hosts new show As Yet Untitled / Stephen Briggs' website is back and Turtle Recall published in the US / Jon Ronson writes & directs 30-minute film The Dog Thrower / New Michael Smiley documentary, Something to Ride Home About / Craig Ferguson to leave the Late Late Show

A Long Way Down in US theatres July 11 / iTunes June 5

The Zero Theorum in US theatres summer 2014 

Intruders on BBC America this summer

New episodes of Lost Treasures of the Black Heart podcast on iTunes

You Raise Me Up, John Barrowman's new album released June 30

Vicious comes to PBS in June

The Escape Artist starring David Tennant on PBS June 15

Derek season 2 on Netflix May 30

The Musketeers on BBC America June 20

One Chance in US cinemas Aug. 29

It's Not Me, It's You! by Jon Richardson

The Escape Artist starring David Tennant (region 2/PAL) 

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5 Best Standup Bits

14 Weirdest Musical Moments in British Comedies

5 Best Identity Crises

10 Best Light Entertainment Christmas 2013 Moments

5 Best "Family Moments" in Red Dwarf

5 Top Most Dangerous Things Karl Pilkington Did Before An Idiot Abroad

7 Policewoman Officers

5 Best Villains

5 Best Near Death Experiences

5 Angels

Best Teachers

5 TV Shooting Locations

5 People You Almost Didn't Recognize in Spaced

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