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BritCom Club

Upcoming Programs

As Time Goes By
Saturday, August 30 at 8:00 PM on IPTV

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

Are You Being Served?
Takeover
Saturday, August 30 at 9:00 PM on IPTV

Last of the Summer Wine
Waggoners Roll
Saturday, August 30 at 9:30 PM on IPTV

Are You Being Served?
Takeover
Monday, September 1 at 10:30 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

WAITING FOR GOD

Are there any new episodes of this hilarious comedy? The ending with Harvey and Jane getting married was great, but I wondered if any more of this series was done?

No further programs were made after that episode. The last series was produced in 1994.

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.

ARE YOU BEING SERVED?

How many of the cast are still living and what are their ages?

Arthur Brough/Mr. Grainger (1978), James Hayter/Mr. Tebbs (1983), Alfie Bass/Mr. Goldberg (1987), Arthur English/Mr. Harman (1995), Larry Martyn/Mr. Mash (1994), Harold Bennett/Young Mr. Grace (1981), Milo Sperber/Mr. Grossman (1992), Benny Lee (1995), Kenneth Waller/Old Mr. Grace (2000), Debbie Linden/Secretary to Both Young and Old Mr. Grace (1997), John Inman (2007).

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