An in-depth feature in which the cast and crew of Stan & Ollie explain how they brought Laurel & Hardy's story to the big screen. Details include how they re-created the 1950s in modern day England, and the work that went into the make-up and costumes.
It seems everyone from scandal-hit politicians to Richard Madeley has been given the Partridge treatment lately. Ed Cumming explores the curious position Steve Coogan's hapless character occupies in the culture.
A look at sitcom characters and suicide, or attempted suicide. Includes talk about Neil in The Young Ones, Denholm Reynholm in The IT Crowd, and a Toblerone-addicted Alan Partridge's barefoot drive to Dundee.
David E. J. A. Bennett, Capers Magazine, 25th May 2021