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BritCom Club

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Keeping Up Appearances
Thursday, April 27 at 10:30 PM on IPTV

As Time Goes By
Friday, April 28 at 10:30 PM on IPTV

As Time Goes By
Saturday, April 29 at 8:00 PM on IPTV

Keeping Up Appearances
Saturday, April 29 at 8:30 PM on IPTV

Waiting for God
Saturday, April 29 at 9:00 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


How about some Britcoms that would appeal to younger viewers? You have so many shows that cater to older folks. The only shows currently on the air that would amuse younger viewers are The Vicar Of Dibley and Red Dwarf. Please consider that young viewers make up a large portion of your viewing audience, and would appreciate some appropriate Britcoms (Brittas Empire, BlackAdder, Monty Python, or Mr. Bean, to name a few).

Thanks for your suggestions, which will be given to our Director of Programming. IPTV has aired BRITTAS EMPIRE, MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS and MR. BEAN, as well as others, in the past, but the broadcast rights have expired.


What do the letters "FH" stand for on Onslow's cap?

According to sources, "FH" stands for Fulton Hogan, a New Zealand airport development, management, and technology company. The hat was given to Geoffrey Hughes (Onslow) by an employee of the company while he was visiting that country.


Where was that filmed and what year was it filmed?

LAST OF THE SUMMER WINE is the longest-running British comedy in England. It began in 1972 and is still in production. It is filmed in Yorkshire in the Holme Valley including the villages of Holmfirth and Marsden. Want to know more? Try this great fansite located at http://www.summer-wine.com/summer-wine/indexbackup2.htm

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