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BritCom Club

Upcoming Programs

Are You Being Served?
Dear Sexy Knickers
Monday, July 6 at 10:30 PM on IPTV

Last of the Summer Wine
The Coming of the Beast
Tuesday, July 7 at 10:30 PM on IPTV

Keeping Up Appearances
Thursday, July 9 at 10:30 PM on IPTV

As Time Goes By
Saturday, July 11 at 8:00 PM on IPTV

Keeping Up Appearances
Saturday, July 11 at 8:30 PM on IPTV

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This special club is available to members who give their support for an additional gift of $25. For information, contact Darla at (800) 728-2828 or darla@iptv.org

If your Saturday evenings are often spent watching IPTV's British comedy lineup, you should be part of the Britcom Club!

Your investment helps us purchase the rights to your favourite British comedies -- which means you can help make sure these shows stay on IPTV. Your membership includes The BritCom Bulletin, a monthly e-newsletter with details on what's happening with British programming on IPTV, mouth-watering recipes and the scoop on all things British. You will also receive invitations to special Britcom events throughout the year.

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BritCom Q&A

LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE

What happened to Compo? On the show they suddenly had a funeral episode. Did the actor playing the part die?

Bill Owen (Compo) died of cancer three years ago at age 85 . He had been with the series for over 25 years from the beginning. The character Compo was written out of the series, and the writers devoted three episodes to his death and funeral. Bill Owen's son Tom then joined the series as Compo's long-lost son. At his request, Bill Owen was buried in the Yorkshire village where the series is filmed.

KEEPING UP APPEARANCES

What do the letters "FH" stand for on Onslow's cap?

According to sources, "FH" stands for Fulton Hogan, a New Zealand airport development, management, and technology company. The hat was given to Geoffrey Hughes (Onslow) by an employee of the company while he was visiting that country.

VICAR OF DIBLEY

Is it possible to obtain the words and music to the theme song of Vicar of Dibley?

The words are from the 23rd Psalm. The exclusive distributor of the sheet music, according to the Internet, is Music Sales Limited, Newmarket Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3YB England. We have no way to confirm the accuracy of that address.

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