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Queenie says:

“I WANT A PRESSIE!!! Give me something nice and shiny… and if you don’t, I’ve got something nice and shiny for you… it’s called an AXE!!” [Miranda Richardson as ‘Queen Elizabeth I’ and Patsy Byrne as ‘Nursie’ in Blackadder’s Christmas … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Patsy Byrne

According to various sources, the actress Patsy Byrne passed away on Tuesday, at 80 years of age. Besides her recurring role as Malcolm’s snobbish mother in Watching, she’s probably best remembered for playing ‘Nursie’ (aka “Bernard”) in the second series … Continue reading

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Watched

I hadn’t actually seen Watching since it aired back in the late 80s/early 90s, but making my way through the first series on DVD, I was struck by how relevant it is to my own current interests and writing. For … Continue reading

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