Jonathan Torrens


After eight seasons, Mr. D airs its final episode tonight on CBC. That’s a long run in Canadian television, especially for a sitcom. Corner Gas, for example, lasted six seasons (although it chalked up more episodes). The King of Kensington reigned for five. Schitt’s Creek returns for its fifth season in January. I happened to

Last July when I was in Halifax to interview the cast and producers of Pure I squeezed in a second set visit opportunity. A few kilometers away, Gerry Dee and the cast and crew of CBC’s Mr. Dee were wrapping up their eighth and final season, so I thought I’d better hurry on over before

HALIFAX, N.S.–No, it’s not Trailer Park Boys 3.It’s Jonathan Torrens, Mark Forward and yours truly on location outside the Armed Forces curling rink where CBC’s Mr. D is shot in Halifax.Torrens plays vice principal Cheeley on the comedy, which returns for a second season in January. Stand up comedian Forward plays librarian Mr. Leung. The series