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'Fawlty Towers' Comedy Genius Andrew Sachs Has Passed Away

'Fawlty Towers' star Andrew Sachs passed away at the age of 86 last week after a battle with dementia, and his funeral took place yesterday (December 1st 2016). The actor was staying in Denville Hall...

Veteran Actor Andrew Sachs Dies At 86

The British TV veteran's widow, Melody, has revealed the 86-year-old passed away in a care home on 23 November (16) and was laid to rest at a funeral in London the following day...

Hotel That Inspired 'Fawlty Towers' Is Demolished

The seaside hotel in Torquay that inspired John Cleese to make the iconic BBC sitcom ‘Fawlty Towers’ is to be demolished in order to make way for the construction of retirement homes.Cleese, who co-created the...

Russell Brand Pens Letter To Andrew Sachs Six Years After Prank

Actor/comedian Russell Brand wrote a letter to veteran British actor Andrew Sachs earlier this year (14) to finally apologise for his controversial radio prank.The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star caused outrage when he and U.K. chat...

Russell Brand To Give Money Away

Russell Brand plans to give away his future earnings.The 39-year-old star insists he ''doesn't need'' to make money for himself anymore so wants to use his fortune to help those in need.He told Vanity Fair...

Andrew Sachs' Granddaughter Wants Apology From Russell Brand

Andrew Sachs' granddaughter has demanded an apology from Russell Brand over the headline-grabbing phone prank scandal which tore her family apart.The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star stepped down from his job at a Bbc radio station...

Andrew Sachs: 'Russell Brand Phone Prank Was Disgusting'

Beloved British actor Andrew Sachs has branded Russell Brand "disgusting" and accused the funnyman of issuing a hollow apology following his controversial radio prank.The Forgetting Sarah Marshall star quit his BBC Radio show under intense...

Andrew Sachs Writing His Memoirs

British actor Andrew Sachs is to lift the lid on life at Fawlty Towers in a new autobiography.The 82 year old, who played hapless Spanish waiter Manuel in John Cleese's popular 1970s sitcom, has confirmed...

Russell Brand Returning To Radio With Noel Gallagher

Russell Brand is returning to radio to present a show in Britain with rocker Noel Gallagher after quitting his Bbc programme in the wake of his notorious phone prank on veteran actor Andrew Sachs.The funnyman...

Brand Set To Return To The Bbc

Comedian Russell Brand is set to return to the Bbc to film a documentary about addiction - four years after he left the British network following the notorious phone prank on Andrew Sachs.The controversial funnyman...

Russell Brand Bids To Crack America, Pens Deal With Fx

Russell Brand 's quest to conquer America hasn't gone entirely smoothly, performances in hit and miss films such as 'Forgetting Sarah Marshall,' 'Get Him To The Greek,' and 'Arthur' not hugely aiding his mission, but...

Adam Ant Blasts 'Arrogadam Ant' Russell Brand Over Sachs Scandal

Pop star Adam Ant has blasted Russell Brand for his notorious phone prank on Andrew Sachs in 2008, branding the funnyman "arrogant" and "brutal".Get Him to the Greek star Brand quit his radio show in...

Brand & Ross To Reunite On Tv For First Time Since Sachs Scandal

RUSSELL BRAND and U.K. broadcaster JONATHAN ROSS are set to reunite on TV for the first time since the pair's controversial calls to actor ANDREW SACHS almost cost them their careers.The British comic quit his...

Adam Ant Dating Brand Phone Scandal Girl?

Troubled pop star ADAM ANT is dating the woman at the centre of RUSSELL BRAND's infamous 2008 controversial calls to actor ANDREW SACHS, according to U.K. reports.Brand quit his British radio show after he and...

Russell Brand's Alcohol Smells

Russell Brand sniffed alcohol on the set of 'Arthur' to remind him of being drunk. The British actor - who has battled alcoholism and drug addiction - plays drunken millionaire playboy Arthur Bach in the...

Brand 'Regrets' Sachs Prank Calls

RUSSELL BRAND regrets his infamous controversial calls to actor ANDREW SACHS - insisting it was "a mistake" to make light of the veteran star's "private matters".The comic quit his British radio show in 2008 after...

Bbc Talk-show Host Ross Ends 13-Year Run

Famed British talk-show host Jonathan Ross closed out his 13-year run on the BBC Friday night with a show that featured actor Mickey Rourke and soccer star David Beckham, who sat on Ross's lap during...

Russell Brand Heading For Us Airwaves

Russell Brand is being lined up to host his own radio show in America.Satellite station Sirius Radio broadcasts shows by some of the biggest names in the US, including controversial shock jock Howard Stern, Eminem...

Sachs Thanks Brand For Phone Message Furore

British actor ANDREW SACHS has thanked RUSSELL BRAND for his prank phone calls - because it gave the FAWLTY TOWERS legend's flagging career a boost. Last year (08) the comic quit his British radio show after...

Bell's Anger At Brand Phone Scandal

KRISTEN BELL has slammed RUSSELL BRAND for his prank phone calls to FAWLTY TOWERS star ANDREW SACHS - insisting she would have "beaten him up" if the comic had played the joke on her family. Last...

Gervais: 'Brand And Ross Were Wrong'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS admits RUSSELL BRAND and JONATHAN ROSS went "too far" with their prank phone calls to FAWLTY TOWERS star ANDREW SACHS - but insists the whole episode was "blown out of proportion"....

Bbc Inquiry Slams Brand And Ross

Comedian RUSSELL BRAND and British TV presenter JONATHAN ROSS' lewd phone calls to actor ANDREW SACHS were "grossly offensive" and "unjustifiable", according to an official probe by the BBC Trust. Brand quit his BBC Radio...

Brand: 'Sachs Calls Were Meaningless'

British comedian RUSSELL BRAND's controversial prank calls to actor ANDREW SACHS were censored before they were broadcast, according to the star. During four calls, which were aired on Brand's BBC Radio 2 show on 18...

Brand To Quit Britain For L.a.?

British comedian RUSSELL BRAND plans to flee to Los Angeles to escape the furore surrounding his controversial prank calls to actor ANDREW SACHS, according to reports. Brand quit his job as a BBC radio presenter...

Sachs Won't Get Police Involved In Brand/ross Prank

LATEST: FAWLTY TOWERS actor ANDREW SACHS will not be filing a police complaint against controversial comedian RUSSELL BRAND over a crude phone prank, because he's "not out for revenge". Brand quit his job as a...

Brand Quits Radio Show

LATEST: British comedian RUSSELL BRAND has quit his job as a BBC radio presenter following his controversial prank calls to actor ANDREW SACHS. During four calls, which were aired on Brand's Radio 2 show on...

Bbc Suspends Brand + Ross After Controversial Radio Show

LATEST: British comedian RUSSELL BRAND and broadcaster JONATHAN ROSS have been suspended over their prank phone calls to FAWLTY TOWERS legend ANDREW SACHS. The BBC has taken all of the pair's shows off air until...

Sachs' Granddaughter Blasts Brand, Calls For Ex-lover To Be Fired

LATEST: The granddaughter of FAWLTY TOWERS actor ANDREW SACHS at the centre of a BBC radio row has confessed to sleeping with controversial comedian RUSSELL BRAND. Brand and U.K. chatshow host Jonathan Ross provoked outrage...

Brown Blasts Brand Over Phone Stunt

LATEST: British Prime Minister GORDON BROWN has blasted comedian RUSSELL BRAND over his prank phone calls to FAWLTY TOWERS legend ANDREW SACHS. More than 10,000 people are now said to have lodged complaints against Brand...

Sachs Demands Apology From Brand And Ross For Granddaughter

LATEST: FAWLTY TOWERS actor ANDREW SACHS has expressed his fury at comedian RUSSELL BRAND for playing an "offensive" prank on the star. Brand was joined on his BBC Radio 2 programme by British chatshow host...

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