This year (2016) has seen far too many celebrity deaths and the news of Andrew Sachs dying last week has come as a complete shock. We will always remember his portrayal of Manuel, but he is also a much loved British icon. Let's hope the BBC will re-air Fawlty Towers in his honor and maybe a documentary to highlight his life's work.
Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs is joining the cast of EastEnders.
The veteran actor of the much beloved comedy series, is said to be guest starring in a few episodes of the long-running BBC One soap opera in the new year.
An EastEnders spokesperson confirmed the casting news to the Daily Mirror.
John Cleese, aka Basil Fawlty, has signed an agreement to publish his Autobiography the Independent reports. Cleese will work with Nigel Wilcockson from Random House Books who have acquired the world rights to the publication.
The book follows on from his ‘Alimony Tour’ and according to the big man: "it's the perfect moment to look back on my life in anticipation of the next fifty years.