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By Solmarie Santiago First published: June 11, 2014 4:37 PM EDT Beverly Bonner remains a genius in one of her last productions “Casey 30 Years Later”. Writer, actor and producer, Beverly Bonner has been in show business for many years and has appeared in over 45 pieces in New York. Also famous for his comedy …

ROME – Pietro valsecchi, the producer of popular comedies from Checco Zalone, says his next project will be an English-language TV movie based on the life of Pope Francis. Valsecchi’s Taodue Film production house is best known for supporting what are now the two all-time Italian films based on domestic box office revenue, two lowbrow …

The producers best known for their work with David Letterman and Jimmy kimmel are set to announce on Monday that they are creating a few YouTube channels with partners that include Sarah Silverman, Adam Carolla and others. The two channels, one called Jash and the other called Video Podcast Network, will come from HaChaCha, a …

One of the leading figures in British television and radio comedy was killed in a traffic accident yesterday. Geoffrey Perkins, a former BBC comedy chef, had written and produced shows for comedians including Harry Enfield, Catherine Tate and Angus Deayton. The 55-year-old was struck by a flatbed truck on Marylebone High Street in central London. …

John Howard Davies, who as a child actor with a soft face and quivering lips played the title role in the 1948 David Lean film “Oliver Twist” and who went on to become a producer and director of some of British television’s most popular comedies, including “Fawlty Towers”, died Monday at his home in Blewbury, …

Geoffrey Perkins worked on Spitting Image and Father Ted The former BBC TV comedy chef has died in a road accident in London. Geoffrey Perkins, 55, worked for many years for BBC Radio, where he created the game Mornington Crescent in I’m Sorry Haven’t a Clue. He also produced The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, …