The Upchat Line

The Upchat Line, 1977 Created by Keith Waterhouse, this ITV sitcom was the predecessor to The Upchat Connetion and often gets forgotten about. It ran for a series of seven episodes in 1977. Summary Me...
robin nedwell stars in the upchat connection

The Upchat Connection

The Upchat Connection, 1978 Sounds more like a spy thriller than a sitcom, but this was an ITV sitcom. Produced by Thames Television, it ran for six episodes (one series) in 1978.  It was created by Keith W...
Patrick Cargill stars in the hit 1970's sitcom Father Dear Father

Father Dear Father

Father Dear Father, 1968 - 1973 Produced by Thames Television for ITV Father Dear Father ran for 7 series over 5 years totaling 45 episodes and was a regular ratings winner for ITV. Summary Patrick Cargi...
alfie bass stars in Bootsie and Snudge the popular spin off series from ITV's first sitcom the army game

Bootsie And Snudge

Bootsie And Snudge, 1960 and 1974 Bootsie and Snudge was the spin off comedy series of The Army Game, written, in the early days, by Barry Took and Marty Feldman, later writers were: John Antrobus, Jack Rosent...

Robin’s Nest

Robin's Nest, 1977 The second successful spin off from the hugely popular Man About The House (the other being George and Mildred). Produced by Thames Television for ITV, the show featured Robin Tripp from ...
title card to the itv sitcom lord tramp created by and starring hugh lloyd

From Plain Hughie To Lord Tramp

Lord Tramp, 1977 Hugh LLoyd is well known for his many comedic roles from a regular extra in Hancock's Half Hour to starring alongside Terry Scott in Hugh and I. However in 1977 he created a sitcom about a ...

Rising Damp

The Course Of True Love Never Runs Smooth In Rising Damp We are looked at what an ITV Landmark comedy season might look like.  We picked six of our favourite ITV sitcoms andthis was rumber four. Without dou...