Blightyvision: And now for something completely different …

As I said elsewhere, I’m prepping for a jaunt outside the country — to the UK, specifically — during which I’ll leave you with (hopefully) quality reading.  But I’m also prepping for the finales of two excellent shows — “Mad Dogs” and “Marchlands” — both of which air tonight, and both of which I am […]

Eddie Izzard to play Long John Silver

In a rare TV drama appearance, comedian and executive transvestite Eddie Izzard has signed on to play Long John Silver in Sky1’s new adaptation of Treasure Island. Set to air in December 2012, this marks the first live-action adaptation of the novel for British television since the 1977 production featuring Alfred Burke. The drama, which […]