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A Fish Called Wanda is a 1988 British-American heist comedy film directed by Charles Crichton and written by John Cleese.
A Liar's Autobiography: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman is a 2012 British adult animated comedy film that is a completely inaccurate portrayal of the life of Monty Python alumnus Graham Chapman.
Absolutely Anything is a 2015 British science fiction comedy film directed by Terry Jones, and written by Jones and Gavin Scott.
The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best screenplay not based upon previously published material.
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Accurist Watches Ltd is an English watch manufacturer, headquartered in Leicestershire.
Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.
Ahlan! magazine is an English language celebrity weekly, launched in the UAE in April 2003, by ITP Publishing Group, under the tagline "International Glamour and Local Style".
Aishwarya Rai (born 1 November 1973), also known by her married name Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is an Indian actress, model and the winner of the Miss World 1994 pageant.
Alan Coren (27 June 1938 – 18 October 2007) was an English humourist, writer and satirist who was well known as a regular panellist on the BBC radio quiz The News Quiz and a team captain on BBC television's Call My Bluff.
All in the Timing is a collection of one-act plays by the American playwright David Ives, written between 1987 and 1993.
Alyce Faye Cleese (previously Eichelberger; born Alyce Faye McBride on October 28, 1944) is an American psychotherapist, author and talk radio host.
The American Express Company, also known as Amex, is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Three World Financial Center in New York City.
Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a London-based non-governmental organization focused on human rights.
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (also known as An American Tail II: Fievel Goes West or An American Tail II) is a 1991 American animated comedy western film produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures.
And Now for Something Completely Different is a 1971 British sketch comedy film based on the television comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus featuring sketches from the first two series.
Andrew Dickson White (November 7, 1832 – November 4, 1918) was an American historian and educator, who was the cofounder of Cornell University and served as its first president for nearly two decades.
Andreas Siegfried "Andrew" Sachs (7 April 1930 – 23 November 2016) was a British actor.
Sir Antony Rupert Jay, (20 April 1930 – 21 August 2016) was an English writer, broadcaster, and director.
Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad (also known as Arctic Justice) is an upcoming 2018 British-Canadian computer-animated comedy-drama film co-written and directed by Aaron Woodley and co-directed by Dimos Vrysellas.
"Argument Clinic" is a sketch from Monty Python's Flying Circus, written by John Cleese and Graham Chapman.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
Around the World in 80 Days is a 2004 American action adventure comedy film based on Jules Verne's novel of the same name.
ARTISTdirect is an online digital media entertainment company.
At Last the 1948 Show is a satirical TV show made by David Frost's company, Paradine Productions (although it was not credited on the programmes), in association with Rediffusion London.
Awapuni is an area and constituent ward of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.
Best Actor in a Leading Role is a British Academy Film Award presented annually by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to recognize an actor who has delivered an outstanding leading performance in a film.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award for Best Original Screenplay has been presented to its winners since 1984, when the original category (BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay) was split into two awards, the other being the BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Bank Zachodni WBK (BZ WBK) is a Polish universal bank based in Wrocław, Poznań and Warsaw.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
The 2008 presidential campaign of Barack Obama, then junior United States Senator from Illinois, was announced on February 10, 2007 in Springfield, Illinois.
Barbara Trentham (August 27, 1944 – August 2, 2013) was an American actress, who appeared in the 1975 film Rollerball.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
Barry Charles Cryer OBE (born 23 March 1935) is an English writer, comedian and actor.
Basil Fawlty is the main character of the British sitcom Fawlty Towers, played by John Cleese.
Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.
Batteries Not Included was a British comedy programme showcasing the world's strangest gadgets.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (which has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a Royal Charter since 1927).
BBC Television is a service of the British Broadcasting Corporation.
The BBC Television Shakespeare is a series of British television adaptations of the plays of William Shakespeare, created by Cedric Messina and broadcast by BBC Television.
BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
The Beethoven film series is a series of eight American films, in which the plot revolves around a family attempting to control the antics of their pet, a Saint Bernard.
The Bemaraha woolly lemur (Avahi cleesei), also known as Cleese's woolly lemur, is a species of woolly lemur native to western Madagascar, named after John Cleese.
Benjamin John Whishaw (born 14 October 1980) is an English actor.
Betampona Reserve is a nature reserve in Toamasina Province of Madagascar.
The BFI TV 100 is a list compiled in 2000 by the British Film Institute (BFI), chosen by a poll of industry professionals, to determine what were the greatest British television programmes of any genre to have been screened.
William Edgar Oddie, (born 7 July 1941) is an English writer, composer, musician, comedian, artist, birder, conservationist, television presenter and actor.
Bille Brown AM (11 January 195213 January 2013) born as William Gerald Brown was an Australian stage, film and television actor and acclaimed playwright.
BioWare is a Canadian video game developer located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The black-and-white ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata) is an Endangered species of the ruffed lemur population, the more endangered one of two which are endemic to the island of Madagascar.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
Brexit is the impending withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU).
Brian Bates (born 1944) is former Chairman of Psychology at the University of Sussex.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Bristol City Football Club is a professional football club in Bristol, England, who currently play in the Championship, the second tier of English football.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.
The British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance is an award given out by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts at their annual BAFTA Television Awards ceremony.
The British Academy Television Awards, also known as the BAFTA TV Awards, are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.
The British undergraduate degree classification system is a grading structure for undergraduate degrees (bachelor's degrees and integrated master's degrees) in the United Kingdom.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
Bullseye! is a 1990 comedy film starring Michael Caine and Roger Moore.
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.
The Cambridge Footlights Revue is an annual revue by the Footlights Club - a group of comic writer-performers at the University of Cambridge.
Cambridge Guildhall is a civic building designed in 1939 by Charles Cowles-Voysey in the centre of the historic city of Cambridge, England.
Canadian Club is a brand of Canadian whisky produced by Beam Suntory.
Canberra is the capital city of Australia.
Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.
Casino Royale is a 2006 British spy film, the twenty-first in the Eon Productions ''James Bond'' film series, and the third screen adaptation of Ian Fleming's 1953 novel of the same name.
Casper & Mandrilaftalen, also known as Mandrilaftalen or Mandrillen, is a Danish dadaist and satirical cult television sketch show that originally aired on DR2 from March 1, 1999, to November 19, 1999, over two seasons, comprising a total of 67 episodes.
Centre-left politics or center-left politics (American English), also referred to as moderate-left politics, is an adherence to views leaning to the left-wing, but closer to the centre on the left–right political spectrum than other left-wing variants.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is a 2003 American action comedy film directed by McG and written by John August, and Cormac and Marianne Wibberley.
Charlotte's Web is a 2006 American live-action feature film based on the 1952 children's novel of the same name by E. B. White.
Charming is a 2018 American musical comedy film directed and written by Ross Venokur.
Cheers is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 30, 1982, to May 20, 1993, with a total of 275 half-hour episodes for eleven seasons.
The Cheese Shop is a well-known sketch from Monty Python's Flying Circus.
City of Death is the second serial of the seventeenth season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which depicts the adventures of a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor.
The City of Gold Coast is the local government area spanning the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia and surrounding areas.
The Class sketch is a comedy sketch first broadcast in an episode of David Frost's satirical comedy programme The Frost Report on 7 April 1966.
Clifton College is a co-educational independent school in the suburb of Clifton in the city of Bristol in South West England, founded in 1862.
Clockwise is a 1986 British comedy film starring John Cleese, directed by Christopher Morahan, written by Michael Frayn and produced by Michael Codron.
Colonialism is the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and health.
Comedy Playhouse is a long-running British anthology series of one-off unrelated sitcoms that aired for 120 episodes from 1961 to 1975.
Compaq (a portmanteau of Compatibility And Quality; occasionally referred to as CQ prior to its final logo) was a company founded in 1982 that developed, sold, and supported computers and related products and services.
Constance Booth (born 1941 or 1944) is an American-born writer, actress, comedian and psychotherapist based in Britain.
Conscription in the United Kingdom has existed for two periods in modern times.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York.
Countdown with Keith Olbermann is an hour-long weeknight news and political commentary program hosted by Keith Olbermann that aired on MSNBC from 2003–2011 and Current TV from 2011–2012.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The Crown Publishing Group is a subsidiary of Random House that publishes across several categories including fiction, non-fiction, biography, autobiography and memoir, cooking, health, business, and lifestyle.
Czech Republic competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012.
David Allan Stewart (born 9 September 1952) is an English musician, songwriter and record producer, best known for Eurythmics, his successful professional partnership with Annie Lennox.
Sir David Paradine Frost (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English television host, media personality, journalist, comedian, and writer.
David Ives (born July 11, 1950) is an American playwright, screenwriter, and novelist.
David Sherlock is a British writer and was the life partner of Graham Chapman of Monty Python, whom he met in 1966 in Ibiza.
DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher.
The "Dead Parrot Sketch", alternatively and originally known as the "Pet Shop Sketch" or "Parrot Sketch", is a sketch from Monty Python's Flying Circus.
Deadpan, dry humor or dry wit describes the deliberate display of a lack of or no emotion, commonly as a form of comedic delivery to contrast with the ridiculousness of the subject matter.
Dennis Lee Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010) was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer and artist.
Der Spiegel (lit. "The Mirror") is a German weekly news magazine published in Hamburg.
Desmond Wilkinson Llewelyn (12 September 1914 – 19 December 1999) was a Welsh actor, best known for his role as Q in 17 of the ''James Bond'' films between 1963 and 1999.
Richard Gilbert Emery (19 February 19152 January 1983) was an English comedian and actor.
Richard Kennedy Vosburgh (27 August 1929 – 18 April 2007) was an American-born comedy writer and lyricist working chiefly in Britain.
Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are? is a children's book written and illustrated by Theodor Geisel under the pen name Dr. Seuss and published by Random House on September 12, 1973.
Die Another Day is a 2002 British spy film, the twentieth film in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, as well as the fourth and final film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.
DirecTV (stylized as DIRECTV) is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is a subsidiary of AT&T.
Disney's House of Mouse is an American animated television series, produced by Walt Disney Television Animation (now Disney Television Animation), that originally aired from 2001 to 2003.
Do Not Adjust Your Set (DNAYS) was a television series produced originally by Rediffusion, London, then, by the fledgling Thames Television for British commercial television channel ITV from 26 December 1967 to 14 May 1969.
Doctor at Large is a British television comedy series based on a set of books by Richard Gordon about the misadventures of a group of newly qualified doctors.
Doctor in the House is a British television comedy series based on a set of books and a film of the same name by Richard Gordon about the misadventures of a group of medical students.
Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.
"Don't Mention the World Cup", also titled "Don't Mention the War", is a 2006 song written by Dean Whitbread and Ashley Slater and performed by The First Eleven with John Cleese.
Donald William Sinclair (10 July 1909 – 1981) was the co–proprietor of the Gleneagles Hotel in Torquay, England.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.
Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages.
Douglas Noel Adams (11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001) was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist.
Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, (19 June 1861 – 29 January 1928), was a senior officer of the British Army.
Downing College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge and currently has around 650 students.
Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Edward James Solomon (born September 15, 1960) is an American writer, producer and director.
Edward Regan Murphy (born April 3, 1961) is an American comedian, actor, writer, singer, and producer.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (often referred to as simply The Fringe) is the world's largest arts festival, which in 2017 spanned 25 days and featured 53,232 performances of 3,398 shows in 300 venues.
Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.
Elgiganten is a consumer electronics retailer operating in Denmark and Sweden, where its parent Elkjøp operates in Norway and have subsidiaries like Gigantti (Finland), Elko (Iceland) and Elding (Faroe Islands).
Elkjøp (translates as El buy) better known as Elgiganten outside Norway, is the largest consumer electronics retailer in the Nordic countries, with 400 stores in six countries and 10,000 employees.
Elseworlds was the publication imprint for American comic books produced by DC Comics for stories that took place outside the DC Universe canon.
English studies (usually called simply English) is an academic discipline taught in primary, secondary, and post-secondary education in English-speaking countries; it is not to be confused with English taught as a foreign language, which is a distinct discipline.
Entourage is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on July 18, 2004 and concluded on September 11, 2011, after eight seasons.
Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, author, singer-songwriter, musician, writer and comedic composer.
Erik the Viking is a 1989 British comedy-fantasy film written and directed by Terry Jones.
Esophageal cancer is cancer arising from the esophagus—the food pipe that runs between the throat and the stomach.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
The Evening Standard British Film Awards were established in 1973 by the British London area evening newspaper Evening Standard.
In literature and drama, the term everyman has come to mean an ordinary individual with whom the audience or reader is supposed to be able to identify easily and who is often placed in extraordinary circumstances.
An exhibition is a type of scholarship award or bursary.
Fable III is a 2010 action role-playing open world video game, developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows.
In fairy tales, a fairy godmother is a fairy with magical powers who acts as a mentor or parent to someone, in the role that an actual godparent was expected to play in many societies.
Families and How to Survive Them is a bestselling self-help book co-authored by the psychiatrist and psychotherapist Robin Skynner and the comedian John Cleese.
Family therapy, also referred to as couple and family therapy, marriage and family therapy, family systems therapy, and family counseling, is a branch of psychotherapy that works with families and couples in intimate relationships to nurture change and development.
Fawlty Towers is a British television sitcom broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979.
Field marshal (or field-marshal, abbreviated as FM) is a very senior military rank, ordinarily senior to the general officer ranks.
Fierce Creatures is a 1997 farcical comedy film.
The concept of First World originated during the Cold War and included countries that were generally aligned with NATO and opposed to the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
The Fish Licence is a sketch from Season 2 Episode 10 (Scott of the Antarctic) of the popular British television series, Monty Python's Flying Circus.
Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club, commonly referred to simply as the Footlights, is an amateur theatrical club in Cambridge, England, founded in 1883 and run by the students of Cambridge University.
The "Four Yorkshiremen" sketch is a comedy sketch that parodies nostalgic conversations about humble beginnings or difficult childhoods.
Fox News (officially known as the Fox News Channel, commonly abbreviated to FNC) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Frank Herbert Muir, CBE (5 February 1920 – 2 January 1998) was an English comedy writer, radio and television personality, and raconteur.
The A Level (Advanced Level) is a subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education, as well as a school leaving qualification offered by the educational bodies in the United Kingdom and the educational authorities of British Crown dependencies to students completing secondary or pre-university education.
The O Level (Ordinary Level; official title: General Certificate of Education: Ordinary Level) is a subject-based qualification conferred as part of the General Certificate of Education.
George of the Jungle is a 1997 American live-action film adaptation of the Jay Ward cartoon of the same name, which is also a spoof of Tarzan.
George of the Jungle 2 is the 2003 direct-to-video sequel of the 1997 Disney film George of the Jungle.
Get Squirrely (also distributed as A.C.O.R.N.S.: Operation Crack Down and Voll Auf Die Nuss) is an American animated film produced by John H. Williams (through Vanguard Animation) and Dan Krech and directed by Ross Venokur.
The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally Navstar GPS, is a satellite-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force.
God Loves Caviar (Ο Θεός αγαπάει το χαβιάρι, translit. O Theós agapáei to chaviári; in Russia known as Pirates of the Aegean Sea) is a 2012 Russo-Greek drama film directed by Yannis Smaragdis.
James Gordon Brown (born 20 February 1951) is a British politician who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010.
Gracie Otto (born 23 May 1987) is a film director who made her feature-length directing debut with the 2013 documentary The Last Impresario about prolific British theatre impresario and film producer Michael White.
Graham Arthur Chapman (8 January 1941 – 4 October 1989) was an English comedian, writer, actor, author, and one of the six members of the British surreal comedy group Monty Python.
A graphic novel is a book made up of comics content.
Group analysis (or group analytic psychotherapy) is a method of group psychotherapy originated by S. H. Foulkes in the 1940s.
Haaretz (הארץ) (lit. "The Land ", originally Ḥadashot Ha'aretz – חדשות הארץ, – "News of the Land ") is an Israeli newspaper.
Half a Sixpence is a musical comedy based on the novel Kipps by H. G. Wells, with music and lyrics by David Heneker and book by Beverley Cross.
Harry Potter is a British-American film series based on the Harry Potter novels by author J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is a 2002 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (released in the United States as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC) is an association of the headmasters or headmistresses of 283 independent schools (both boarding schools and day schools) in the United Kingdom, Crown dependencies and the Republic of Ireland.
Heineken Lager Beer (Heineken Pilsener), or simply Heineken is a pale lager beer with 5% alcohol by volume produced by the Dutch brewing company Heineken International.
The heist film is a subgenre of crime film.
Henry Alfred Kissinger (born Heinz Alfred Kissinger, May 27, 1923) is an American statesman, political scientist, diplomat and geopolitical consultant who served as the United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor under the presidential administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.
The following fictional characters are staff members and denizens of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter books written by J. K. Rowling.
Hold the Sunset is a British television sitcom first broadcast on BBC One on 18 February 2018.
How to Irritate People is a 1968 television broadcast written by John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Marty Feldman and Tim Brooke-Taylor.
I Set My Friends on Fire (ISMFOF) is an experimental rock group from Miami, Florida.
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue is a BBC radio comedy panel game.
I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again (often abbreviated as ISIRTA) is a BBC radio comedy programme that originated from the Cambridge University Footlights revue Cambridge Circus.
Igor is a 2008 French-American computer-animated science fantasy film about the stock character Igor, dreaming to win first place at the Evil Science Fair.
The ING Group (ING Groep) is a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam.
Intel Corporation (stylized as intel) is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley.
Interlude is a 1968 British drama film directed by Kevin Billington.
Isn't She Great is a 2000 biographical comedy-drama film that presents a fictionalized biography of best-selling author Jacqueline Susann, played by Bette Midler.
Israelis (ישראלים Yiśraʾelim, الإسرائيليين al-ʾIsrāʾīliyyin) are citizens or permanent residents of the State of Israel, a multiethnic state populated by people of different ethnic backgrounds.
Jacob Needleman (born October 6, 1934) is an American philosopher, author and religious scholar.
Jade Empire is an action role-playing game developed by BioWare, originally published by Microsoft Game Studios in 2005 as an Xbox exclusive.
The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.
James Bond 007: Agent Under Fire is a first-person shooter video game based on the James Bond franchise.
James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing is a third-person shooter video game, in which the player controls James Bond.
The James Bond film series is a British series of spy films based on the fictional character of MI6 agent James Bond, "007", who originally appeared in a series of books by Ian Fleming.
Jamie Lee Haden-Guest, Baroness Haden-Guest (née Curtis; born November 22, 1958), commonly known as Jamie Lee Curtis, is an American actress and author.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, voice actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer.
Just for Laughs (Juste pour rire) is a comedy festival held each July in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Karen Walker (née Delaney; previously St. Croix, Popeil, and Finster) is a fictional character on the American television sitcom Will & Grace, portrayed by Megan Mullally.
Kaupthing Bank (Kaupþing banki) was a major international Icelandic bank, headquartered in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh (born 10 December 1959) is a British actor, director, producer, and screenwriter from Belfast in Northern Ireland.
Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an American film and stage actor and singer.
Kim "Howard" Johnson (born August 6, 1955 in Ottawa, Illinois) is an American author and actor.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Last of the Summer Wine is the longest running British sitcom, created and written by Roy Clarke and originally broadcast by the BBC from 1973 to 2010.
Learie Nicholas Constantine, Baron Constantine, (21 September 19011 July 1971) was a West Indian cricketer, lawyer and politician who served as Trinidad's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and became the UK's first black peer.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole is a 2010 American-Australian 3D computer-animated fantasy-adventure film based on the Guardians of Ga'Hoole series by Kathryn Lasky.
Lemurs are a clade of strepsirrhine primates endemic to the island of Madagascar.
Leslie Dawson Jr. (2 February 1931 – 10 June 1993) was an English comedian, actor, writer, and presenter, who is best remembered for his deadpan style, curmudgeonly persona and jokes about his mother-in-law and wife.
is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese car maker Toyota.
The Liberal Democrats (often referred to as Lib Dems) are a liberal British political party, formed in 1988 as a merger of the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a splinter group from the Labour Party, which had formed the SDP–Liberal Alliance from 1981.
Life and How To Survive It is a self-help psychology book written by the therapist Robin Skynner and the comedian John Cleese.
In the United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers.
The following is a partial list of people who have declined a British honour, such as a knighthood or other grade of honour.
Little Tikes is an American-based manufacturer of children's toys, with headquarters and manufacturing located in Hudson, Ohio.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Loony Left is a pejorative term to describe those considered to be politically far-left.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) is a GRAMMY®-winning American ensemble formed in 1980.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Magnavox (Latin for "great voice") (stylized as MAGNAVOX) is an American electronics company founded in the United States.
Man About Town is a 2006 comedy-drama film produced by Sunlight Productions and independently presented by Media 8 Entertainment.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Marks & Spencer Group plc (also known as M&S) is a major British multinational retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London.
Martin Alan "Marty" Feldman (8 July 1934 – 2 December 1982) was a British comedy writer, comedian, and actor, known for his prominent, misaligned eyes.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is a 1994 horror drama film directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Robert De Niro, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hulce, Helena Bonham Carter, Ian Holm, John Cleese, and Aidan Quinn.
Maxwell House is a brand of coffee manufactured by a like-named division of Kraft Heinz.
Meetings, Bloody Meetings is a 1976 British comedy training film that stars John Cleese as a bumbling middle manager.
Megan Mullally (born November 12, 1958) is an American actress, comedian, and singer.
Melba toast is a dry, crisp and thinly sliced toast, often served with soup and salad or topped with either melted cheese or pâté.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Mariel Margaret Hamm-Garciaparra (born March 17, 1972) is an American retired professional soccer player, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and two-time FIFA Women's World Cup champion.
Michael Edward Palin (pronounced; born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter.
Michael Simon White (16 January 1936 – 7 March 2016) was a British theatrical impresario and film producer.
Robert Michael Winner (30 October 1935 – 21 January 2013) was an English film director and producer, and a restaurant critic for The Sunday Times.
Amelia Fiona "Minnie" Driver (born 31 January 1970) is an English actress and singer-songwriter.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Monty Python (also collectively known as The Pythons) were a British surreal comedy group who created their sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, which first aired on the BBC in 1969.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail is a 1975 British slapstick comedy film concerning the Arthurian legend, written and performed by the Monty Python comedy group of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, and directed by Gilliam and Jones.
Monty Python Live (Mostly) (also billed as Monty Python Live (Mostly): One Down, Five to Go) was a stage show by the Monty Python comedy group in The O₂ in London in July 2014.
Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl is a 1982 British concert comedy film directed by Terry Hughes (with the film segments by Ian MacNaughton) and starring the Monty Python comedy troupe (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin) as they perform many of their sketches at the Hollywood Bowl.
Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus (Monty Python's Flying Circus) consisted of two 45-minute Monty Python German television comedy specials produced by WDR for West German television.
Monty Python’s Flying Circus (known during the final series as just Monty Python) is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974.
Monty Python's Life of Brian, also known as Life of Brian, is a 1979 British religious satire comedy film starring and written by the comedy group Monty Python (Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin).
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, also known as The Meaning of Life, is a 1983 British musical sketch comedy film written and performed by the Monty Python troupe, directed by Terry Jones.
More Bloody Meetings is a 1984 British comedy training film that stars John Cleese as a bumbling middle manager.
Mr Eric Praline is a fictional character from the television show Monty Python's Flying Circus, played by comedian John Cleese.
The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) is an American museum, the stated mission of which is "to collect, preserve, and present historic and contemporary radio and television content as well as educate, inform and entertain through our archives, public programs, screenings, exhibits, publications and online access to our resources." It is located in Chicago, Illinois.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is an executive non-departmental public body of the Department of Health in the United Kingdom, which publishes guidelines in four areas.
Nestlé Milk Chocolate was a chocolate bar consisting of milk chocolate, produced by Nestlé.
Arthur Neville Chamberlain (18 March 1869 – 9 November 1940) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1937 to May 1940.
New Labour refers to a period in the history of the British Labour Party from the late-1990s until 2010 under the leadership of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
The Newcastle metropolitan area is the second most populated area in the Australian state of New South Wales and includes most of the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie local government areas.
Norwich Union was the name of insurance company Aviva's British arm before June 2009.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.
Telefónica UK Limited (trading as O2 – stylised as O2) is a telecommunications services provider in the United Kingdom, owned by the Spanish multinational Telefónica, and is headquartered in Slough.
An Off-Broadway theatre is any professional venue in Manhattan in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499, inclusive.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
Over the Garden Wall is an American animated television miniseries created by Patrick McHale for Cartoon Network.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
Pacific Blue Cross is a not-for-profit health insurance provider headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia.
Jeremy John Durham Ashdown, Baron Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon, (born 27 February 1941), known as Paddy Ashdown, is a British politician and former diplomat who served as Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 1988 until August 1999.
Palmerston North (Te Papa-i-Oea) is a city in the North Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Manawatu-Wanganui region.
Sir Patrick Stewart, (born 13 July 1940) is an English actor whose career has included roles on stage, television, and film in a career spanning almost six decades.
Payday 2 is a cooperative first-person shooter video game developed by Overkill Software and published by 505 Games.
Edson Arantes do Nascimento (born 23 October 1940), known as Pelé, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a forward.
Peter Edward Cook (17 November 1937 – 9 January 1995) was an English actor, satirist, writer and comedian.
Petruchio (an anglicisation of the Italian name Petruccio) is the male protagonist in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew (c. 1590–1594).
Pinocchio is a 2002 Italian fantasy comedy-drama film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni.
Planes is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated sports comedy film produced by DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
Planet 51 is a 2009 3D computer-animated science fiction comedy film directed by Jorge Blanco, written by Joe Stillman, and starring Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman, Seann William Scott, and John Cleese.
Planters is an American snack food company, a division of Kraft Foods, best known for its processed nuts and for the Mr. Peanut icon that symbolizes them.
A plutocracy (πλοῦτος,, 'wealth' + κράτος,, 'rule') or plutarchy is a society that is ruled or controlled by people of great wealth or income.
The Postbank was a large Dutch bank, which went on to become part of ING Group.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming.
This is a list of winners and nominees of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.
Privates on Parade is a 1982 film adaptation of the Peter Nichols play of the same name about a fictional – and mostly gay – military entertainment group, the "Song and Dance Unit, Southeast Asia" assembled to entertain the troops in the Malayan jungle during the Malayan Emergency.
Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.
Prunella Margaret Scales (née Illingworth; born 22 June 1932), is an English actress best known for her role as Basil Fawlty's wife Sybil in the BBC comedy Fawlty Towers and her BAFTA award-nominated role as Queen Elizabeth II in A Question of Attribution (Screen One, BBC 1991) by Alan Bennett.
A public school in England and Wales is a long-established, student-selective, fee-charging independent secondary school that caters primarily for children aged between 11 or 13 and 18, and whose head teacher is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC).
A public service announcement (PSA), or public service ad, is a message in the public interest disseminated without charge, with the objective of raising awareness, changing public attitudes and behavior towards a social issue.
Q is a fictional character in the James Bond films and film novelisations.
Quantum of Solace is a 2008 British spy film, the twenty-second in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, directed by Marc Forster and written by Paul Haggis, Neal Purvis and Robert Wade.
Rat Race is a 2001 American ensemble comedy film directed by Jerry Zucker, written by Andy Breckman, and starring Rowan Atkinson, Whoopi Goldberg, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jon Lovitz, Kathy Najimy, Lanai Chapman, Breckin Meyer, Amy Smart, Seth Green, Vince Vieluf, Wayne Knight, John Cleese, Dave Thomas, Dean Cain, and Kathy Bates.
The Lord Rector of the University of St Andrews is the president of the University Court of the University of St Andrews; the University Court is the supreme governing body of the University.
Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is a large strepsirrhine primate and the most recognized lemur due to its long, black and white ringed tail.
Ripping Yarns is a British television adventure comedy anthology series.
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, producer, and director.
Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film.
Robin Skynner (16 August 1922 in Cornwall – 24 September 2000 in Islington, London) was a psychiatric pioneer and innovator in the field of treating mental illness.
Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian.
Romance with a Double Bass is a 1974 British short comedy film directed by Robert Young.
Ronald William George Barker, (25 September 1929 – 3 October 2005) was an English actor, comedian and writer.
Ronald Balfour Corbett, CBE (4 December 1930 – 31 March 2016) was a Scottish stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and broadcaster, best known for his long association with Ronnie Barker in the BBC television comedy sketch show The Two Ronnies.
The Royal Crescent is a row of 30 terraced houses laid out in a sweeping crescent in the city of Bath, England.
Royal Mail plc (Post Brenhinol; a' Phuist Rìoghail) is a postal service and courier company in the United Kingdom, originally established in 1516.
Sainsbury's is the second largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, with a 16.9% share of the supermarket sector in the United Kingdom.
Salford is a town in the City of Salford, North West England.
Santa Barbara County, California, officially the County of Santa Barbara, is a county located in the southern region of the U.S. state of California.
Sarah Louise Palin (née Heath; born February 11, 1964) is an American politician, commentator, author, and reality television personality, who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska from 2006 until her resignation in 2009.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Schweppes is a Swiss beverage brand that is sold around the world.
Scorched is a 2003 independent criminal comedy film starring Alicia Silverstone, Rachael Leigh Cook, Woody Harrelson and John Cleese.
The SDP–Liberal Alliance was a centrist political and electoral alliance in the United Kingdom.
Sir Thomas Sean Connery (born 25 August 1930) is a retired Scottish actor and producer who has won an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards (one of them being a BAFTA Academy Fellowship Award) and three Golden Globes (including the Cecil B. DeMille Award and a Henrietta Award).
Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961) is an American talk show host and conservative political commentator.
The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), commonly known as MI6, is the foreign intelligence service of the government of the United Kingdom, tasked mainly with the covert overseas collection and analysis of human intelligence (HUMINT) in support of the UK's national security.
Sez Les is a British sketch comedy show that starred Les Dawson.
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Shrek franchise from DreamWorks Animation, based on William Steig's picture book Shrek!, consists of four computer-animated films including: Shrek (2001), Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007), and Shrek Forever After (2010), with a fifth film planned for an unscheduled release date.
Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon.
Shrek Forever After (often promoted as Shrek 4: The Final Chapter) is a 2010 American 3D computer-animated fantasy comedy film and the fourth installment in the Shrek series, produced by DreamWorks Animation and the sequel to 2007's Shrek the Third.
Shrek the Third (also known as Shrek 3) is a 2007 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film and the third installment in the ''Shrek'' franchise, produced by DreamWorks Animation.
Shrek the Third is an action-adventure video game based on the 2007 DreamWorks Animation animated film of the same name, developed by 7 Studios, Gameloft, Amaze Entertainment and Vicarious Visions.
Silverado is a 1985 American western film produced and directed by Lawrence Kasdan, written by Kasdan and his brother Mark.
Sketch comedy comprises a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called "sketches", commonly between one and ten minutes long.
Skyfall is a 2012 spy film, the twenty-third in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions.
Smart As... is a puzzle game for the PlayStation Vita.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) was a centrist political party in the United Kingdom.
A solo performance, sometimes referred to as a one-person show, features a single person telling a story for an audience, typically for the purpose of entertainment.
Somerset (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.
Somerset County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy adapted from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail.
Species reintroduction is the deliberate release of a species into the wild, from captivity or other areas where the organism is capable of survival.
Specsavers Optical Group Ltd is a British optical retail chain, operating globally.
Splitting Heirs is a 1993 British film directed by Robert Young and starring Eric Idle, Rick Moranis, Barbara Hershey, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cleese and Sadie Frost.
Spud is a 2009 South African film directed by Donovan Marsh, based on the novel of the same name by John van de Ruit.
Starship Titanic is an adventure game developed by The Digital Village and published by Simon & Schuster Interactive.
Stephen Glenn Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician.
Storybook Weaver is a 1994 educational game released on floppy disk for the Apple Macintosh, aimed at children aged 6–12.
Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Superman: True Brit is a DC Comics Elseworlds first published in 2004 in the US, and by Titan Books in the UK.
Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.
Sybil Fawlty is a fictional character from the BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers.
TBS is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
TDC A/S or TDC Group (formerly Tele Danmark Communications) is a Danish telecommunications company dating back to 1879.
Terrence Vance Gilliam (born 22 November 1940) is an American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor, comedian and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe.
Terence Graham Parry Jones (born 1 February 1942) is a Welsh actor, writer, comedian, screenwriter and film director.
Texaco, Inc. ("The Texas Company") is an American oil subsidiary of Chevron Corporation.
Thames Television was a franchise holder for a region of the British ITV television network serving London and surrounding area on weekdays from 30 July 1968 until the night of 31 December 1992.
That Was the Week That Was, informally TWTWTW or TW3, was a satirical television comedy programme on BBC Television in 1962 and 1963.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a 2002 Australian-American science fiction action comedy film directed by Ron Underwood and starring Eddie Murphy (in a dual role), Randy Quaid, Rosario Dawson, Joe Pantoliano, Jay Mohr, Luis Guzmán, James Rebhorn, Peter Boyle, Pam Grier and John Cleese.
AA plc (The AA, originally The Automobile Association) is a British motoring association founded in 1905, which currently provides car insurance, driving lessons, breakdown cover, loans, motoring advice, road maps and other services.
The Avengers is an espionage British television series created in 1961.
The Big Picture is 1989 American comedy film starring Kevin Bacon and directed by Christopher Guest.
The Big Year is a 2011 American comedy film directed by David Frankel, written by Howard Franklin and starring Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson.
The Birdcage is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols, written by Elaine May, and starring Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, and Dianne Wiest.
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The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.
The Elder Scrolls Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing (MMORPG) video game developed by ZeniMax Online Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.
The Frost Report was a satirical television show hosted by David Frost.
The Goodies are a trio of British comedians: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, and Bill Oddie.
The Goodies is a British television comedy series shown in the 1970s and early 1980s.
"The Goodies and the Beanstalk" is a special episode of the award-winning British comedy television series The Goodies Written by The Goodies, with songs and music by Bill Oddie.
The Great Muppet Caper is a 1981 British-American mystery musical comedy film directed by Jim Henson, marking his feature directorial debut.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
The Human Face is a 4-part BBC series that examines the science behind facial beauty, expression, and fame.
Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book is a 1994 live-action American adventure film co-written and directed by Stephen Sommers, produced by Edward S. Feldman and Raju Patel, from a story by Ronald Yanover and Mark Geldman.
The Kansas City Star is a newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States.
"The Kipper and the Corpse" is the fourth episode of the second series of the British sitcom Fawlty Towers.
The Last Impresario is a 2013 documentary film about prolific British theatre impresario and film producer Michael White.
The Magic Pudding is a 2000 Australian animated movie based on the story of the same name by Norman Lindsay.
"The Ministry of Silly Walks" is a sketch from the Monty Python comedy troupe's television show Monty Python's Flying Circus, season 2, episode 1, which is entitled "Face the Press".
The Muppet Show is a family-oriented comedy-variety television series that was produced by puppeteer Jim Henson and features The Muppets.
The Pink Panther is a 2006 American comedy film and a reboot of The Pink Panther franchise, marking the tenth installment in the series.
The Pink Panther 2 is a 2009 American action comedy film directed by Harald Zwart.
The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and co-produced by Rob Reiner, starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, and Christopher Guest.
The Remains of the Day is a 1993 British-American drama film adapted from the Booker Prize-winning 1989 novel of the same name by Kazuo Ishiguro.
The Secret Policeman's Ball is the name informally used for the long-running series of benefit shows staged initially in the United Kingdom to raise funds for the human rights organisation Amnesty International.
The Secret Policeman's Ball was the third of the benefit shows staged by Amnesty International to raise funds for its research and campaign work in the human rights field.
The Spectator is a weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs.
The Statue is a 1971 British comedy film starring David Niven, Robert Vaughn, and Virna Lisi and directed by Rodney Amateau.
The Sunday Telegraph is a British broadsheet newspaper, founded in February 1961, and is published by the Telegraph Media Group, a division of Press Holdings.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592.
The World Is Not Enough is a 1999 British spy film, the nineteenth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.
The World Is Not Enough is a first-person shooter video game developed by Eurocom and based on the 1999 James Bond film of the same name.
The World Is Not Enough is a first-person shooter video game developed by Black Ops Entertainment and based on the 1999 James Bond film of the same name.
Thierry Daniel Henry (born 17 August 1977) is a French professional football coach and former player.
Timothy Julian Brooke-Taylor OBE (born 17 July 1940) is an English comic actor.
Time Bandits is a 1981 British fantasy film co-written, produced, and directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Sean Connery, John Cleese, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Michael Palin, Peter Vaughn, and David Warner.
The Times Colonist is an English-language daily newspaper in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Titleist (pronounced "title-ist") is an American brand name golf equipment and apparel products produced by the Acushnet subsidiary, which is headquartered in Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States.
TomTom NV is a Dutch company that produces traffic, navigation and mapping products.
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay.
Tostitos is a brand of Frito-Lay that produces different tortilla chips and a range of accompanying dips.
Trivial Pursuit: Unhinged is a video game based on the trivia board game of the same name.
Trolls is a 2016 American computer-animated musical film based on the Troll dolls created by Thomas Dam.
TVTimes is a television listings magazine published in the United Kingdom by Time Inc. UK.
The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is a Eurosceptic and right-wing populist political party in the United Kingdom.
The Undertakers sketch (written by Graham Chapman and John Cleese) is a comedy sketch from the 26th episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus, entitled "Royal Episode 13".
The United Arab Emirates (UAE; دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة), sometimes simply called the Emirates (الإمارات), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United Kingdom European Union membership referendum, also known as the EU referendum and the Brexit referendum, took place on 23 June 2016 in the United Kingdom (UK) and Gibraltar to gauge support for the country either remaining a member of, or leaving, the European Union (EU) under the provisions of the European Union Referendum Act 2015 and also the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000.
The 1987 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 11 June 1987, to elect 650 members to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.
The 1997 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 1 May 1997, five years after the previous election on 9 April 1992, to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons.
The 2001 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 7 June 2001, four years after the previous election on 1 May 1997, to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Zurich (UZH, Universität Zürich), located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland, with over 25,000 students.
Valiant is a 2005 British–American computer-animated epic adventure comedy film produced by Vanguard Animation and Odyssey Entertainment, and released by Entertainment Film Distributors in the United Kingdom on March 25, 2005 and by Walt Disney Pictures in the United States on August 19, 2005.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Victoria, the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada's Pacific coast.
Video Arts is a UK-based video production company which produces and sells soft-skills training programmes, e-learning courses and learning platforms.
Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) (later retitled My Adventures in Television) is an American sitcom which aired on ABC in 2002.
West End theatre is a common term for mainstream professional theatre staged in the large theatres of "Theatreland" in and near the West End of London.
Weston-super-Mare is a seaside town in Somerset, England, on the Bristol Channel south west of Bristol between Worlebury Hill and Bleadon Hill.
Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011, to March 27, 2013.
Whoops Apocalypse is a six-part 1982 television sitcom by Andrew Marshall and David Renwick, made by London Weekend Television for ITV.
Will & Grace is an American sitcom created by Max Mutchnick and David Kohan.
William Goldman (born August 12, 1931) is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter.
William Hill plc is a bookmaker based in London, England.
William Kanengiser (born July 22, 1959) is a Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist.
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
Wine for the Confused is a documentary hosted by John Cleese.
Winnie the Pooh is a 2011 American animated musical film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
The Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay is one of the three film writing awards given by the Writers Guild of America.
The yellow pages are any telephone directory of businesses, organized by category rather than alphabetically by business name, and in which advertising is sold.
Yellowbeard is a 1983 British comedy film directed by Mel Damski and written by Graham Chapman, Peter Cook, Bernard McKenna, and David Sherlock, with an ensemble cast featuring Chapman, Cook, Peter Boyle, Cheech & Chong, Martin Hewitt, Michael Hordern, Eric Idle, Madeline Kahn, James Mason, and John Cleese, and the final cinematic appearances of Marty Feldman and Peter Bull.
Yes Minister is a political satire British sitcom written by Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn that was first transmitted on BBC Two from 1980 to 1984, split over three seven-episode series.
York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
You Can't Spell Slaughter Without Laughter is the first full-length album by American experimental band I Set My Friends On Fire.
007 Racing is a racing video game based on the James Bond license.
3rd Rock from the Sun (sometimes referred to as 3rd Rock) is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC.