The comedy stars Alison Steadman as a retired woman (Edith) who accepts a marriage proposal from her neighbour, Phil, (Cleese) – their plan is to sell their houses and start a new life in the sun. The brilliant cast (Peter Egan, Jason Watkins and Rosie Cavaliero also star), however, couldn’t save it from some rather disappointed reactions from viewers.
“Alison Steadman, John Cleese, and Peter Egan should have made this a good show to watch, but oh what a disappointment. It wasn’t funny, and we stuck it out until the end, in the hope it would get better, but it was boring,” wrote Diane Dorward on Facebook.
A sneak peek at Jenna Coleman’s next role had viewers very excited
The Doctor Who and Victoria actor stars as young mother Joanna, who travels from Scotland to Australia with her husband Alistair (Ewen Leslie) and young child, to help him gain custody of his daughter from his ex-wife (played by Asher Keddie).
Marvel’s decision to recognise Wales as an independent nation went down well
You can see the Welsh flag hanging alongside those of the United States, the Netherlands, Japan and others during T’Challa’s (Chadwick Boseman) grand reveal of Wakanda’s true status in the film’s first post-credits scene, putting Wales on a par with the biggest countries in the world.
Fans said a fond farewell to Emmerdale’s Freddie Jones
Soap star Jones bowed out after 12 years in the role of Emmerdale’s Sandy Thomas. The 90-year-old actor told Radio Times that he couldn’t “justify staying, even though Emmerdale was very generous in asking me to”.
Freddie Jones bows out of Emmerdale after 12 years playing Sandy Thomas
As our reviewer noted at the time: “His performance of ‘I’m a little Teapot’ should be commended for its visual form and hard-hitting delivery, as well as the actor’s commitment to conveying the physical process of tea-pouring.”
Hilarious vocal warmup. Here's Benedict Cumberbatch doing a dramatic reading of 'I'm a Little Teapot' @RadioTimes