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 […]

The Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Watchlist: Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal

The Mob are at it again, and once again, it’s looking good. The team that brought us small-screen adaptations of Hogfather and Colour of Magic/Light Fantastic are back this month with a new Discworld miniseries for Sky1.  This go ’round, it’s Going Postal, based on the 33rd novel in Terry Pratchett’s popular fantasy series, and […]