Wednesday Feb 26
It's not being soft, it's being sensible
Regular readers of this column will by now be aware of my enthusiasm for memorable TV situation comedies of the past.
Porridge actor Ken Jones, who played "Horrible" Bernard Ives, has died aged 83
Jones was best known for his role as "Horrible" Bernard Ives in comedy Porridge and acted alongside Ronnie Barker and the late Richard Beckinsale.
New series for Still Open All Hours
BBC bosses have ordered a new series of corner shop sitcom Still Open All Hours after being impressed with the Christmas special.
The Daily Record
Fred MacAulay in Mastermind hotseat
And while he came a close second to friend and author Mark Billingham after a polished performance in the infamous hotseat, the modest stand-up comic and radio presenter is still beating himself up over a couple of howlers.
Pub manager draws in punters with colourful advertising sketches
IN tough times for pubs across the nation, the manager of one Burton tavern has drawn on an her almost-forgotten art skills in an attempt to pull in the punters.