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DVD: More Funny Ladies of British Comedy
Description: More Funny Ladies of British Comedy celebrates many of the great women of British comedy by showcasing clips of their funniest moments. And who better to host a second look at great British comediennes than the original host, Penelope Keith, best known as “Margo Leadbetter” from The Good Neighbors, and more recently as “Audrey fforbes Hamilton” from To the Manor Born?’

The DVD is packed with hilarious Britcom clips, from the classics to great new scenes from series specials released since the very successful original PBS special, Funny Ladies of British Comedy. From the zany antics of Emma Chambers in The Vicar of Dibley to the refined turns of Judi Dench in As Time Goes By, we’ll look at a wide variety of female talent who have endeared themselves to audiences across America.

Here’s a list of the talented comediennes featured in the program, all extraordinary women who have endeared themselves to audiences across America:

  • Mollie Sugden (Mrs. Slocombe) - Are You Being Served?
  • Wendy Richard (Miss Brahms) - Are You Being Served?
  • Judi Dench (Jean Pargetter) - As Time Goes By
  • Prunella Scales (Sybil Fawlty) - Fawlty Towers
  • Connie Booth (Polly) - Fawlty Towers
  • Felicity Kendall (Barbara Good) - The Good Neighbors
  • Penelope Keith (Margo Ledbetter) - The Good Neighbors
  • Penelope Keith (Audrey fforbes-Hamilton) - To the Manor Born
  • Patricia Routledge (Hyacinth Bucket) - Keeping Up Appearances
  • Judy Cornwell (Daisy) - Keeping Up Appearances
  • Angela Thorne (Marjory Frobisher) - To the Manor Born
  • Dawn French (Geraldine Grainger) - Vicar of Dibley
  • Emma Chambers (Alice Tinker) - Vicar of Dibley
  • Stephanie Cole (Diana Trent) - Waiting for God
  • Kathy Staff (Nora Batty) - Last of the Summer Wine
  • Janine Duvitski (Jane Edwards) – Waiting for God

Bonus material. The DVD contains 45 minutes of bonus material featuring interviews with the following “Funny” ladies:

  • Mollie Sugden from Are You Being Served, talking about her early inspirations, John Inman, Dawn French, early days in TV, the joy of making people laugh, and how she feels about being thought of as one of the funniest women in British Comedy.
  • Dawn French from The Vicar of Dibley comments on her fellow Funny Women and on “confidence.”
  • Penelope Keith from Good Neighbors and To The Manor Born comments on playing comedy vs. serious drama, how the characters on Good Neighbors grew over time, on the importance of the script and wit, on her favorite characters and favorite scene, on playing for the Queen, shares her sitcom philosophy, and finally, her love of gardening.
  • Geraldine McNulty from My Hero tells how she discovered the joy of making people laugh.
  • Patricia Routledge from Keeping Up Appearances talks about how she became an actor.
  • And Wendy Richard and Mollie Sugden , both from Are You Being Served?, were filmed together just simply reminiscing about the series and their friendship.

Running Time: Program 37:21, bonus material 45:00

DVD, The Funny Ladies of British Comedy
Description: Think of Keeping Up Appearances’ social climber extraordinaire “Hyacinth Bucket” (Patricia Routledge), and how about that chocolate-guzzling vicar, “Geraldine Grainger” (Dawn French) of The Vicar of Dibley. And you can forget “Sybil Fawlty” (Prunella Scales), whose cry of “Basil!” still inspires fear and laughter after nearly thirty years?

Join them and their talented, funny colleagues for this celebration of their careers and contributions. Combining new interviews with clips of their funniest moments, The Funny Ladies of British Comedy takes you behind the scenes of your favorite Britcoms and answers the question, “Who makes these funny ladies laugh?”

Sharing their insightful behind-the-scenes commentary are the actresses who brought to life these hilarious characters:

Mollie Sugden (Mrs. Slocombe) – Are You Being Served?
Judi Dench (Jean Pargetter) – As Time Goes By
Prunella Scales (Sybil Fawlty) – Fawlty Towers
Felicity Kendall (Barbara Good) – The Good Neighbors
Patricia Routledge (Hyacinth Bucket) – Keeping Up Appearances
Judy Cornwell (Daisy) – Keeping Up Appearances
Dawn Franch (Geraldine Grainger) – Vicar of Dibley
Moira Brooker (Judy Pargetter) – As Time Goes By
Geraldine McNulty (Mrs. Raven) – My Hero

And the men have their say as well in interviews with Andrew Sachs, Geoffrey Hughes, Chris Barrie, Frank Thornton, Richard Briers, Lenny Henry and Phillip Bretheron.

Running Time: 124 minutes

2 “Britcom” shopping bags, “Tune Your Telly” Eco Totes

Description: You get two generous black eco totes with white graphics, each 13 inches wide x 10 inches deep x 15 inches tall, with 20 inch carrying handles. The bottom of the tote is reinforced with vinyl-covered laminate board. The graphic (white text) says: “Tune Your Telly to PBS … Home of British Comedies” and also bears the PBS logo.

 

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DVD: More Funny Ladies of British Comedy

Description: More Funny Ladies of British Comedy celebrates many of the great women of British comedy by showcasing clips of their funniest moments. And who better to host a second look at great British comediennes than the original host, Penelope Keith, best known as “Margo Leadbetter” from The Good Neighbors, and more recently as “Audrey fforbes Hamilton” from To the Manor Born?’

The DVD is packed with hilarious Britcom clips, from the classics to great new scenes from series specials released since the very successful original PBS special, Funny Ladies of British Comedy. From the zany antics of Emma Chambers in The Vicar of Dibley to the refined turns of Judi Dench in As Time Goes By, we’ll look at a wide variety of female talent who have endeared themselves to audiences across America.

Here’s a list of the talented comediennes featured in the program, all extraordinary women who have endeared themselves to audiences across America:

  • Mollie Sugden (Mrs. Slocombe) - Are You Being Served?
  • Wendy Richard (Miss Brahms) - Are You Being Served?
  • Judi Dench (Jean Pargetter) - As Time Goes By
  • Prunella Scales (Sybil Fawlty) - Fawlty Towers
  • Connie Booth (Polly) - Fawlty Towers
  • Felicity Kendall (Barbara Good) - The Good Neighbors
  • Penelope Keith (Margo Ledbetter) - The Good Neighbors
  • Penelope Keith (Audrey fforbes-Hamilton) - To the Manor Born
  • Patricia Routledge (Hyacinth Bucket) - Keeping Up Appearances
  • Judy Cornwell (Daisy) - Keeping Up Appearances
  • Angela Thorne (Marjory Frobisher) - To the Manor Born
  • Dawn French (Geraldine Grainger) - Vicar of Dibley
  • Emma Chambers (Alice Tinker) - Vicar of Dibley
  • Stephanie Cole (Diana Trent) - Waiting for God
  • Kathy Staff (Nora Batty) - Last of the Summer Wine
  • Janine Duvitski (Jane Edwards) – Waiting for God

Bonus material. The DVD contains 45 minutes of bonus material featuring interviews with the following “Funny” ladies:

  • Mollie Sugden from Are You Being Served, talking about her early inspirations, John Inman, Dawn French, early days in TV, the joy of making people laugh, and how she feels about being thought of as one of the funniest women in British Comedy.
  • Dawn French from The Vicar of Dibley comments on her fellow Funny Women and on “confidence.”
  • Penelope Keith from Good Neighbors and To The Manor Born comments on playing comedy vs. serious drama, how the characters on Good Neighbors grew over time, on the importance of the script and wit, on her favorite characters and favorite scene, on playing for the Queen, shares her sitcom philosophy, and finally, her love of gardening.
  • Geraldine McNulty from My Hero tells how she discovered the joy of making people laugh.
  • Patricia Routledge from Keeping Up Appearances talks about how she became an actor.
  • And Wendy Richard and Mollie Sugden , both from Are You Being Served?, were filmed together just simply reminiscing about the series and their friendship.

Running Time: Program 37:21, bonus material 45:00

 

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“Britcom” shopping bags, “Tune Your Telly” Eco Totes

Description: You get two generous black eco totes with white graphics, each 13 inches wide x 10 inches deep x 15 inches tall, with 20 inch carrying handles. The bottom of the tote is reinforced with vinyl-covered laminate board. The graphic (white text) says: “Tune Your Telly to PBS … Home of British Comedies” and also bears the PBS logo.