anton rodgers and lesley dunlop star in the BBC sitcom about a solicitor and his romance with a younger woman

May To December

May To December, 1989 - 1994 May To December was an independent production from Cinema Verity (Verity Lambert of Doctor Who fame) for the BBC.  It was about this time, late 1980's, when TV companies began to o...

Allo! Allo!

Allo! Allo! 1982 One of the all time great British Sitcoms created by Jeremy Lloyd & David Croft.  Following a Pilot episode in 1982, the show clocked up a mammoth ten years on our television screens with ...

No Place Like Home, 1983

When The Kids Fly The Nest - There's No Place Like Home I remember this show well, but felt like some others it over ran and lost some of the great humour along the way. The series was about  a middle-aged ...
robbie coltrane stars in the bbc sketch show a kick up the eighties

Kicking Off The 1980’s With….

A Kick Up The Eighties, 1981 It's the early 1980's and we come accross a sketch show that introduces us to some rather well known names that would go on to much greater things. Created by Tom Gutteridge (wh...

Blankety Blank At Christmas

 Blankety Blank - Christmas - 1987 Staying with the Christmas telly for now, we look back at a festive edition of Blankety Blank hosted by the late, great Les Dawson.  By now Dawson had been hosting the show f...
frank muir presents a selection of special sketches from BBC's top sitcoms in a special one off show: The Funny Side Of Christmas

The Funny Side Of Christmas – 1982

We're always on the lookout for somthing that doesn't get a mention very often, imagine our delight when we came across this little gem from the BBC. It's very difficult to get exact details on this piece, v...