harry secombe, peter sellers and spike miilgan began their classic goon show in the 1950's

70 Years Of British Comedy – 1950’s

The 1950's - The Great British Sitcom Is Born Continuing our look back at some of the key moments in the changing face of comedy over the last 70 years. In the history of British Comedy the 1950's is perhap...

The Army Game, 1957

The last of our six picks for what might have made up an ITV Landmark comedy season.  For this one we go back to ITV's first sitcom: The Army Gsme.  If you've missed the other five click the ITV Landmark Comedy...

Comedy and Public Information Films ?

Public Information Films featuring some well known comedy stars In 2013 public information films became no more, with the advent of social media and the internet it was felt that they were now a little outdate...

Educating Archie

Educating Archie started life as a long running Radio Comedy in 1950 on the BBC Light Program, a huge hit with audiences despite it being a ventriloquist on the radio, it attractted average listeners of 15 mill...