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  1. Cannes Hidden Gem: 'I Am Not a Witch' Satirizes Sorcery in Modern-Day ZambiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... muddy-cheeked peasant in the famed Monty Python and the Holy Grail scene in which a woman (his then wife Connie Booth, no less) is accused of being a witch by a bunch of rowdy medieval villagers. Looking a little shifty about his distinctly ...

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  2. Peninsula Players' Fawlty Towers - Series 2 is back in SidneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... actor is Peninsula Players' Rob Friesen. Written by the famous Monty Python's John Cleese and his former wife Connie Booth, Fawlty Towers is a British television sitcom that chronicles the crazy antics of pessimistic innkeeper, Basil Fawlty. The ...

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  3. Trump says U.S. can 'solve the North Korean problem without China'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | PanArmenian Network

    ... Cleese's last BBC sitcom was "Fawlty Towers," the farcical hotel-set show he co-created with former partner Connie Booth. The curated SVOD service has also taken U.K. rights to Alain Gomis' "Felicite," Liu Jian's "Have a Nice Day," and Oliver Laxe's ...

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  4. Xiaomi Mi 6 is coming April 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | PanArmenian Network

    ... Cleese's last BBC sitcom was "Fawlty Towers," the farcical hotel-set show he co-created with former partner Connie Booth. "I of course assess the March 26 action to be very successful," said Navalny, addressing his supporters in an online broadcast. ...

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  5. Chemical weapons 'provocations' to frame Assad being prepared: PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | PanArmenian Network

    ... Cleese's last BBC sitcom was "Fawlty Towers," the farcical hotel-set show he co-created with former partner Connie Booth. The curated SVOD service has also taken U.K. rights to Alain Gomis' "Felicite," Liu Jian's "Have a Nice Day," and Oliver Laxe's ...

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  6. Freed Putin critic Alexei Navalny says to organise more protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | PanArmenian Network

    ... Cleese's last BBC sitcom was "Fawlty Towers," the farcical hotel-set show he co-created with former partner Connie Booth. The curated SVOD service has also taken U.K. rights to Alain Gomis' "Felicite," Liu Jian's "Have a Nice Day," and Oliver Laxe's ...

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  7. CapU students having fun with Fawlty TowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | North Shore News

    ... Polly - and of course a steady stream of harshly abused guests. Frazer's intent is to have John Cleese and Connie Booth's famous TV sitcom jump seamlessly from screen to stage. Each show features two complete scripts: "A Touch of Class" and ...

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  8. Fawlty Towers, set in Torquay, named as comic favourite sitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | This Is South Devon

    There were only 12 episodes of the sitcom made, written by John Cleese and Connie Booth, who also both starred in the show alongside Prunella Scales and Andrew Sachs, who sadly passed away last month. Read more here.

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  9. Fawlty Towers named best British sitcom by UK comediansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | RTE.ie

    The classic Fawlty Towers has been voted the best British sitcom of all time in a survey of British comedians, comedy writers and actors. The 1970s' show - written by John Cleese and Connie Booth, who starred as hotel owner Basil and waitress Polly - scored a third of the overall vote to finish ahead of I'm Alan Partridge , Blackadder and - don't complain, it was broadcast by Channel 4 - Father Ted .

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  10. Nation's favourite British sitcom revealed - can you guess what it is?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Hellomagazine.com

    ... Towers, the beloved 1970s sitcom - which starred the late Andrew Sachs , John Cleese , Prunella Scales and Connie Booth - featured heavily in the most-loved list as voted for by comedians themselves. Other categories included best comedy scene, ...

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  11. QPAC's perfect holiday choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | The Mercury

    ... But there were only 12 episodes and now we have another, a compendium of several originals. John Cleese and Connie Booth wrote the original and John Cleese has lovingly done the script for this one using his original material in a clever way so that ...

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  12. Fawlty live is just the tonicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    ... the accent. Paul Bertram is suitably vague as The Major but Aimee Horne as Polly, well she's spookily like Connie Booth. There are other player's too and I loved Paul Denny as that annoying travelling salesman Mrs Hutchinson. He also plays a kraut. ...

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  13. Twelve episodes just weren't enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    The original Fawlty Towers cast, clockwise from left, Andrew Sachs , John Cleese , Connie Booth and Prunella Scales . Picture: RADIO TIMES 1975 SOME people have been a bit snooty about Fawlty Towers - Live, as if the original television show was so sacred that it must be preserved like some Dead Sea Scroll.

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  14. Andrew Sachs, who played as Manuel in 'Fawlty Towers,' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    In this Wednesday, May 6, 2009 file photo, the cast of TV comedy series Fawlty Towers, from left, Prunella Scales, John Cleese, Connie Booth and Andrew Sachs reunite to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the TV show and mark a special programe "Fawlty Towers: Re-opened" at The Naval and Military Club, London. Comic actor Andrew Sachs, known primarily for his role as Manuel in the 1970s situation comedy Fawlty Towers, has died it was announced Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016.

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  15. Andrew Sachs - Fawlty Towers actor who played ManuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | The Age

    ... Manuel was "an insult to the Spanish people". Cast of Fawlty Towers, from left, Prunella Scales, John Cleese, Connie Booth and Andrew Sachs reunite to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the TV show in 2009. Yet, as Sachs pointed out, "If [he's] ...

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  16. Dementia 'took everything' from TV great Andrew SachsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | RTE.ie

    ... the disease took its toll. Andrew Sachs with his Fawlty Towers co-stars (l-r) Prunella Scales, John Cleese and Connie Booth at a reunion to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the second series of the comedy classic in May 2009 "I'm not an expert on ...

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  17. Connie Booth in touching tribute to Fawlty Towers co-star Andrew SachsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Her words add to the outpouring of praise for her co-star, who played hapless Spanish waiter Manuel in the BBC sitcom, after he died aged 86 on November 23. The BBC changed its schedule on Friday to broadcast the Fawlty Towers episode Communication Problems, featuring Manuel's famous "I know nothing" line. Writing for the Guardian, Booth, who played Polly Sherman in the 1970s television show, said Sachs was still unknown to her when the cast first met to start work on the show 50 years ago.

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  18. Andrew Sachs, known as Manuel in 'Fawlty Towers,' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... May 6, 2009 file photo, the cast of TV comedy series Fawlty Towers, from left, Prunella Scales, John Cleese, Connie Booth and Andrew Sachs reunite to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the TV show and mark a special programe "Fawlty Towers: ...

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  19. As we bid farewell to Andrew Sachs, what became of the rest of the Fawlty Towers cast?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Mail on Sunday

    ... name before and after Fawlty Towers, Gilly Flower retired from acting in 1991 and passed away in February 2001. Connie Booth played Polly Sherman the waitress in Fawlty Towers. She was married at the time to John Cleese, who played Basil Despite ...

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  20. 'Fawlty Towers' actor Andrew Sachs dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Fox News

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2008 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry talks to British actor Andrew Sachs backstage at the Wimbledon Theatre after a charity performance in aid of the Prince's Trust charity, in London. In this Wednesday, May 6, 2009 file photo, the cast of TV comedy series Fawlty Towers, from left, Prunella Scales, John Cleese, Connie Booth and Andrew Sachs reunite to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the TV show and mark a special programe "Fawlty Towers: Re-opened" at The Naval and Military Club, London.

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