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BritCom Club

Upcoming Programs

As Time Goes By
Saturday, April 26 at 8:00 PM on IPTV

Keeping Up Appearances
The Christening
Saturday, April 26 at 8:30 PM on IPTV

Are You Being Served?
Coffee Morning
Saturday, April 26 at 9:00 PM on IPTV

Last of the Summer Wine
How Errol Flynn Discovered The Secret of Nora Batty
Saturday, April 26 at 9:30 PM on IPTV

Keeping Up Appearances
The Christening
Thursday, May 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

VICAR OF DIBLEY

How many episodes were actually filmed?

There are a total of 20, which includes the Christmas special from 2004, the New Year’s special from 2005, and the last two episodes, The Handsome Stranger, and The Vicar in White. Learn more here http://dawnfrench.tripod.com/vicar.html

LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE

Where was that filmed and what year was it filmed?

LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE is the longest-running British comedy in England. It began in 1972 and is still in production. It is filmed in Yorkshire in the Holme Valley including the villages of Holmfirth and Marsden. Want to know more? Try this great fansite located at http://www.summer-wine.com/summer-wine/indexbackup2.htm

What happened to Brian Wilde who played Foggy?

In 1997, just prior to filming new episodes, he was taken ill and could not continue, so Frank Thornton (Truly) was brought into the series on very short notice--and has stayed. Mr. Wilde has since recovered.

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