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Blades of Glory

Comedy film, Blades of Glory, is the tale of two American figure skaters who create a pairs skating partnership with a difference – as they’re both men. The story charts their attempt to win the World Winter Sport Games in 2006, when the two sworn enemies strike a fragile...
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London’s Burning

  London’s Burning is a British TV drama series that was shown on ITV between 1988 and 2002, consisting of 14 series. The inspiration for the weekly Sunday night drama came from a highly successful two-hour film of the same name, written by Jack Rosenthal and released in 1986. ...
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Please Sir!

The long-running ITV sitcom, Please Sir!, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Created by the popular scriptwriting duo of John Esmonde and Bob Larbey for London Weekend Television, the series began in 1968 and ran for 55 episodes, before its final broadcast in February 1972. Set in the...
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Dad’s Army: Don’t Panic!

The legendary TV series, Dad’s Army, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Losing none of its spark since it was first screened by the BBC in 1968, the scripts never grow tired and the series is still aired today all over the world. Dad’s Army originally ran for...
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Madness: Oh, What Fun We Had!

As the lead singer of legendary ska band Madness, Suggs has written songs that have inspired a generation of school children – and none more so than his unashamedly nostalgic look back at his own schooldays, Baggy Trousers. Born in January 1961 in Hastings, Graham McPherson grew up in...
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Carry On Constable

The cult British comedy series of Carry On films was still in its infancy when Carry On Constable was released in 1960. With a unique brand of saucy seaside postcard humour, the film takes you on a rip-roaring comedy ride through the streets of suburbia. As the fourth in...
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Mind Your Language

Produced by London Weekend Television, the sitcom, Mind Your Language, featured the comic antics of a group of students and staff at a fictional London adult education college in the 1970s. Language teacher Jeremy Brown teaches English to immigrants – but with students from all over the world, there...
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Brittas Empire

The BBC1 sitcom, The Brittas Empire, revolved around the fictional Whitbury New Town Leisure Centre, where inept manager Gordon Brittas always managed to create disaster and mayhem with his bright ideas. Written by Richard Fegen and Andrew Norriss, the show was first broadcast in 1991. It was originally intended...
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