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Andrew Sachs

Andrew Sachs (born Andreas Siegfried Sachs; 7 April 1930) is a German-born British actor. He made his name on British television and is best known for his portrayals of Manuel in Fawlty Towers, a role for which he was BAFTA-nominated, and Ramsay Clegg in Coronation Street.

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The remarkable Andrew Sachs will be @ W H Smith Kingston signing books tmo from 2pm. Details here
Broadcast Beat Magazine speaks with Andrew Sachs, VP Product Management at Volicon about their latest product at the 2014 NAB Show.
Andrew Sachs will sign copies of his autobiography at WHSmith from 2pm on Saturday, 19Apr
Thanks for the pushback, Check the article as I think the research applies to invest banking only.
We are expecting a limited number of books signed by actor Andrew Sachs, approximately only 10 copies, next...
Film starring Frasier's Kelsey Grammer, Fawlty Towers' Andrew Sachs shooting in Croydon today
Andrew Sachs discusses the new Observer Media Intelligence Platform with at .
"Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives." - Andrew Sachs
no but to be fair it IS a bit funnier than calling up Andrew Sachs
The theme is hotels, so they have Andrew Sachs as a guest star. Not playing a waiter.
I can't stop singing "traditional German favourites" I feel this might be your best musical work since that Andrew Sachs song.
Just met Andrew Sachs. Quite possibly the loveliest man I've ever met.
The one and only Andrew Sachs will be signing his autobiography at WHS tomorrow from 2pm. One not to be missed!!!
DORKING: Tamsin Greig, Matthew Horne and Andrew Sachs shoot new movie in Dorking - Dorking and Leather...
. Please give Andrew Sachs the opportunity to remind your listeners of the dispicable behaviour of Ross and Brand.
Andrew Sachs: 'My wife is still very angry with Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross'
Yep Russell and Johnathan Ross with a little cameo from Andrew Sachs
then I think the judges are stupid johnathan Ross an inspiration after his calls to Andrew Sachs And Gove ! the list is crap
during the two editions of Russell Brand broadcast on 18 and 25 October 2008 offensive references were made to the actor Andrew Sachs
Mastermedia Prayer Calendar for February 1, 2014 Media Leaders: Linda Bell Blue; Executive Producer, Entertainment Tonight & The Insider. Bell Blue, executive producer of “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Insider,” will be recognized for revolutionizing the field of entertainment news, particularly the ways in which news is produced and consumed. After 19 years as a producer on “ET,” Bell Blue was named president of Entertainment Tonight Studios in November. Cultural Influencers: Russell Brand; Stand-up, television, film, radio. Brand has received significant media coverage for controversies such as his dismissal from MTV, his controversial behaviour as a presenter at various award ceremonies, and his drug use. In 2008, he resigned from the BBC following prank calls he made to actor Andrew Sachs on The Russell Brand Show. He has incorporated his drug use, alcoholism, and promiscuity into his comedic material. "Through Transcendental Meditation, twice daily I feel the bliss of the divine. I co . ...
Just in: 'I Know Nothing' by Andrew Sachs landed on our desk this afternoon!
Here it is,must listen to Andrew Sachs naration x
Have you heard them? once gave me the tapes. Richard Pearce (Jeremy Fitzoliver)as Tintin & Andrew Sachs as Snowy
Apparently, I have taken the b-dial to a new level. I was on the phone with my husband Andrew Sachs and managed to conference b-dial ... my pastor ... Oy!
A recap of Sunday morning's feud btwn & on aid/poverty: I'm w/Andrew on this one
Aid debate aint going nowhere- sundat it was jeff sachs Vs andrew mwenda... Jeff had a bad sunday
I can bet Andrew Mwenda now has his tail between his legs! Sachs showed him who the 'old man of the clan' actually is!!!
Prof. Jeffrey Sachs to Andrew Mwenda this morning: "You apparently not only write in slogans, but think in slogans too." >> and it's true!
And the aid debate rages on. Andrew Mwenda and Jeffrey Sachs are not of the same mind. Africa should continue to to have these debates.
Just read about Jeffrey sachs profile. The guy was an ocean while a basin but Andrew put up a spirited fight. Bravo
By the way, between Prof Jeffrey Sachs, Andrew Mwenda and Late James Mulwana,who among them really understood how to fight poverty?
But that 1st year economics jibe by at No no no! I have seen Andrew's maaanny books! Sachs tali fair!
Andrew Mwenda vs. Jeffrey Sachs shows why we need to defend social media. It is a market place of ideas that can...
Andrew Mwenda and Sachs' debate on the Economics of foreign Aid to Africa has surely made my Sunday in ways I prefer not to explain
Jeffrey Sachs though... when Andrew Mwenda calls him out for being a paper savior on poverty. Typical response.
OK, I think need to follow the Andrew mwenda Jeffrey Sachs saga. Stuff of legend
If you mean by "Prof" Jeff Sachs, it's most certainly me. Enough of Andrew's ideological harangues.
just listened to that phone call to andrew sachs.Dont really know what all the fuss was about"
There should be a pantheon of children's entertainers including DBP, the Chuckle Brothers, Simon Bodger, John Cunliffe and Andrew Sachs
The spooky tales of M.R. James - read by Andrew Sachs, directed by me, with music by RT!
Um? boasted he'd slept with Andrew Sachs Granddaughter & expected AS to hang himself! Hilarious? ppl have short memories :(
So you approve of his behaviour over Andrew Sachs? Have never once heard him be funny. Offensive, smutty but never funny.
For which he said sorry and Andrew Sachs graciously accepted.
But not the sort that makes morally dubious prank phone calls to Andrew Sachs.
A bit like those prank phone calls to Andrew Sachs?
I'm no right-winger, but where do those prank calls to Andrew Sachs fit into this idealized view of Brand?
Wasn't this the same guy who abused Andrew Sachs of Fawlty Towers? Now holier than thou!
Remember, last time he was being interviewed by Paxo it was because of what he told Andrew Sachs' voicemail
from History - Andrew Sachs, Actor, 'Manuel' from Fawlty Towers -
[ Current Events ] Open Question : what was as thrown at andrew sachs on stage?
DEFINITELY avoiding on Wednesday. That girly drug-taking weirdo who called up Andrew Sachs on the radio is a guest.
If you only see one video featuring Pat Sharp, Andrew Sachs, Ian Rush and Mark Hamill today, make it this one.
"Everyone dies but not everyone lives" -Andrew Sachs
Tintin fan types: R4extra at 9.30 this morning. I'm afraid that Andrew Sachs is an irritating Snowy but even so, it's Tintin!
Did he not learn his lesson with the Andrew Sachs case?
OK. Which came 1st? Andrew Sachs as Carlos in Are You Being Served movie or Manuel in Faulty towers? No peaking on the net!
we seem to have become q nation of professionally offended. Its like the Jonathan Ross/ Andrew Sachs thing again.
Hosted by Andrew Sachs' dad Leonard. Remember it at New Years' but not as normal prog.
I know. History of persecution-20% of population killed in WWII. Prog narrated by Andrew Sachs, an emigrant from Nazi Germany
Willy Brandt, accused of prank calling Andrew Sachs with Jonathon Ross.
there's more chance of Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross being invited to Andrew Sachs' christmas do, than Bale going Arsenal
Tim Vine hosts the Best Of British Comedy Lunch this afternoon, with Leslie Phillips, Barry Cryer, Andrew Sachs and Ian Stone expected.
Graham Norton has to be the most boring throwback on TV. No hang on, that's Jonathan Ross and his Andrew Sachs 'joke' of course!
doubt it I'm afraid. Russell is based in the US now & his UK appearances are few & far between cos of Andrew Sachs
Watching all the Episodes of Fawlty Towers makes me remember why I want to be an actor. Andrew Sachs what a legend.
my brother he thought Noel was a bad unfluence on me and the Russell thing is because on Andrew Sachs
thought he was suspended without pay for 12 weeks? After the phonecalls to Andrew Sachs or something!
how long are Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross going to continue to milk the Andrew Sachs Gate?
Jonathan Ross, dining out on the Andrew Sachs debacle for the rest of his career?
Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand are both featuring on the same program. Someone let Andrew Sachs know.
I would pay good money for Ross and Whitehall to phone up Andrew Sachs live on air.
I wish Ross would get over the Andrew Sachs thing, even Sachs is over/has forgotten it
I love him but if he was my dad, I'd hate my life
Andrew Sachs, Anthony Head, David Schofield, Romola Garia.. Im getting RSI here, but I could go on!
Andrew Sachs as Manuel narrates the visual bits
Blimey you've got a talking book read by Andrew Sachs! That's the first step to superstardom and appearing on Alan Titchmarsh.
„Given that this is the BBC and I’m playing with someone’s phone, we’re already well into risky territory“ Ha! Just don’t call Andrew Sachs
I miss my Sachs-O-Beat ): plus I probs gotta clean your room again soon..o:
  QUARTET   1 hr 38 mins   WHY WE CHOSE IT - The first movie directed by Dustin Hoffman. It’s practically must-see stuff for someone who grew up watching his awesome performances for 45 years.   ONE SENTENCE PLOT -- Legendary English opera diva Maggie Smith moves into an idyllic old folks’ home for (apparently well-heeled) retired classical musicians in the English countryside, and is forced to deal with her ex-husband who left her for another woman many years earlier, while distracted by the partying shenanigans and wishful thinking of her fellow guests.    SUBTEXT – Ego begets regret. Conquer regret, and you conquer your future.   CAST -- Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon, Tom Courtenay, Maggie Smith,  David Ryall, Michael Byrne, Andrew Sachs; Director: Dustin Hoffman; Writer: Sir Ronald Harwood. Based on the Harwood play. (We list actors by the quality of their performance in the given movie, not their star billing). WARNINGS - Rated: R PG-13 - Correctly Rated - British seni ...
Dustin Hoffman's first turn at directing a film and with a dream moviola cast: Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly, Andrew Sachs and Trevor Peacock. This is a version of Roland Harwood's much-loved play, set in retirement home for ageing musicians where preparations for the annual gala are thrown into chaos by the arrival of opera diva, Jean (Maggie Smith). One reviewer called this film 'a shed-load of fun'. And one can see how much everyone involved enjoyed the thing. Pauline Collins steals the film from everyone - a lovely, fragile performance - but there are so many memorably sweet and poignant moments.
Faulty Towers - The Dining Experience Having played numerous sell out shows at Galway Comedy Festival over the last two years Basil, Sybil and Manuel return with their feast of comic delights. Some familiar, some off the cuff but all with a “Faulty” seasoning and a guarantee to keep you laughing all the way to the desert. Basil is manic, Sybil domineering, and Manuel – of course – is hopelessly language-challenged. Everything that can go wrong, does, in some beautifully controlled chaos. Just don’t mention the war! Featuring all the best gags and a great meal, Faulty Towers….the dining experience is a loosely-scripted, pitch-perfect '13th episode' of the TV series which develops the characters made famous by John Cleese, Prunella Scales and Andrew Sachs. Faulty Towers - The Dining Experience Sunday 21st April Salthill Hotel 8pm, €45 (includes 3 course dinner & show) Tickets from Salthill Hotel reception & only
BAD NEWS for BRIT FILM: 'Run For Your Wife', the new comedy starring Danny Dyer and Denise Van Outen, made just £602 on its opening weekend. The film, which has also been mauled by the UK critics, made just £67 per screen, plus another £320 from previews. [Related story: Run For Your Wife - Is this the worst movie ever filmed?] Dyer... Run For Your Wife makes just £602 (Copyright: Ballpark Films) It will be rolled out to a further 65 screens, but in late morning and early afternoon slots. Directed by the writer of the original stage play, 80-year-old Ray Cooney, it also features Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding, and a wealth of British stars in cameo roles. Harding and Van Outen play the wives of bigamist taxi driver John Smith, played by Dyer, while elsewhere there are appearances from Neil Morrissey, Lionel Blair, Barry Cryer, Maureen Lipman, Judi Dench, Rolf Harris, Andrew Sachs, Dennis Waterman, Cliff Richard, Prunella Scales, Christopher Biggins, Ray Winstone and the late Richard Briers. Many of those ...
Famous people who have stayed at the big hoose before us: Russell Brand, Andrew Sachs, Alex Salmond and Neil Tennant
Andrew Sachs is in this Jonathan Creek playing an old slapstick comedian long past his sell by date. Himself basically
In new BBC abuse outrages, apparently John Cleese really used to hurt Andrew Sachs
Directed by Jon Jones. With Richard Coyle, David Suchet, Claire Foy, Andrew Sachs. A con artist is conned into taking the job as Postmaster General in the Ankh-Morpork Post Office.
You know what ? I was very vocal about condemning Russell Brand and Wossy over the radio 2 scandal about Andrew Sachs granddaughter , YET , they have appeared to have brushed aside what seems to be years and years of cover ups and " oh well these things happen " with Savile and more presenters it seems.hypocrisy and double standards of the highest order.
Richard Coyle, Claire Foy, David Suchet, Andrew Sachs and Charles Dance were all exceptional, as expected.
Renowned comedians John Cleese and Andrew Sachs, who famously worked together in the iconic Fawlty Towers show during the 70's, reunite on stage in character...
I favorited a video John Cleese and Andrew Sachs in 2008 during "We Are Most Am
What would be really good is if Jonathan Ross and Andrew Sachs joined him on top of the bus for a sing-a-long!
Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom produced by BBC Television and first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made (two series, each of six episodes). The show was written by John Cleese and his then wife Connie Booth, both of whom also starred in the show. The first series was produced and directed by John Howard Davies; the second was produced by Douglas Argent and directed by Bob Spiers. The series is set in Fawlty Towers, a fictional hotel in the seaside town of Torquay, on the "English Riviera". The plots centre around tense, rude and put-upon owner Basil Fawlty (Cleese), his bossy wife Sybil (Prunella Scales), a comparatively normal chambermaid Polly (Booth), and hapless Spanish waiter Manuel (Andrew Sachs) and their attempts to run the hotel amidst farcical situations and an array of demanding and eccentric guests.
I'm not so keen on Mr Brand. I'm tempted to buy Rubicon now I know Andrew Sachs is reading it. Rubicon is one of my favourites.
Joe Pescali, Lily Savage or Robbie Savage!!! And your own your very own Andrew Sachs down at the old bull n bush.
Terry Jones is in Hitchikers somewhere. We've got Andrew Sachs ;__;
Pity Russell Brand did not show the respect he clearly expects, to Andrew Sachs. Graham Norton is hosting a chat show! What did he expect?
Russel Brand, you absolute hypocrite. I bet Andrew Sachs is jumping for joy right now!
Manuel is a fictional character from the BBC sitcom Fawlty Towers. Played by Andrew Sachs, he is an iconic character in British comedy history. He reappeared for a small sketch with John Cleese in We Are Most Amused in November 2008.
Worse than that dreadful business with Jonathan Ross/Russell Brand and Andrew Sachs.
The Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross prank call to Andrew Sachs never fails to cheer me up
Andrew Sachs suffered burns on set of Fawlty Towers
Changing my name to "Russell Brand On Sunday" then giving Andrew Sachs' ansaphone the time of it's life.
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