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BritCom Club

Upcoming Programs

Last of the Summer Wine
Getting Barry's Goat
Tuesday, May 5 at 10:30 PM on IPTV

Keeping Up Appearances
Thursday, May 7 at 10:30 PM on IPTV

As Time Goes By
Friday, May 8 at 10:30 PM on IPTV

As Time Goes By
Saturday, May 9 at 8:00 PM on IPTV

Keeping Up Appearances
Saturday, May 9 at 8:30 PM on IPTV

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This special club is available to members who give their support for an additional gift of $25. For information, contact Darla at (800) 728-2828 or darla@iptv.org

If your Saturday evenings are often spent watching IPTV's British comedy lineup, you should be part of the Britcom Club!

Your investment helps us purchase the rights to your favourite British comedies -- which means you can help make sure these shows stay on IPTV. Your membership includes The BritCom Bulletin, a monthly e-newsletter with details on what's happening with British programming on IPTV, mouth-watering recipes and the scoop on all things British. You will also receive invitations to special Britcom events throughout the year.

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BritCom Q&A

MULBERRY

Is there anywhere where MULBERRY can be purchased for home use?

Please visit http://www.bbcproducts.com to purchase the entire series on DVD.

What were the ideas that the writers had for ending the MULBERRY series?

It is speculated, we have heard, that when Miss Farnaby dies, she crosses the bridge (the one shown at the opening of the programs) and walks towards Mulberry, who is waiting for her at the other side.

LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE

What happened to Compo? On the show they suddenly had a funeral episode. Did the actor playing the part die?

Bill Owen (Compo) died of cancer three years ago at age 85 . He had been with the series for over 25 years from the beginning. The character Compo was written out of the series, and the writers devoted three episodes to his death and funeral. Bill Owen's son Tom then joined the series as Compo's long-lost son. At his request, Bill Owen was buried in the Yorkshire village where the series is filmed.

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