Rogues & Vagabonds

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Tag Archives: British Television

Des O’Connor obituary | Television & radio | The Guardian

Preview in new tab One day in 1964, over a cup of coffee, Des O’Connor told the comedian Eric Morecambe that he hoped to be an international star. “Well, I’d … Continue reading


Memories of British television director & producer June Wyndham Davies

Fascinating memories from retired British actress-turned television director and producer June Wyndham Davis. When I achieved my goal of directing a number of well-received television productions, I began to realise … Continue reading


Peter Vaughan, star of Porridge and Game of Thrones, dies aged 93 | Television & radio | The Guardian

The character actor Peter Vaughan, known for his role as Grouty in the TV sitcom Porridge and more recently as Maester Aemon in Game of Thrones, has died aged 93. … Continue reading

12/06/2016 · 2 Comments

Look Back in Languor • Lynne Harvey • 11 March 2002

A recent programme held in its grasp just why TV drama is on a bed in Casualty with an actress holding its pulse and finding none, an actress who’s done … Continue reading

05/22/2015 · Leave a comment

Look Back in Languor • Lynne Harvey • 17 December 2001

In this time of joy, peace, and goodwill to our neighbours, a time when Charlotte Church, Russell Watson and assorted songsters flit across our screens unendingly, we need all the goodwill we … Continue reading

03/21/2014 · 7 Comments

Look Back in Languor • Lynne Harvey • 2 December 2001

It’s a different shape, not quite pear, but definitely orange, with so much squeezed in a small area. Of course, who else but Dick and Jude, back in their own weekday show, Richard … Continue reading

02/26/2013 · Leave a comment