dawn french stars as a number of characters inBen Elton's Happy Familie

Happy Families

Happy Families, 1985 An all star cast line up for this BBC comedy drama from the 1980's. The series was not an enormous ratings success.  Filmed entirely on location and without a laughter track critics wer...

Butterflies Children In Need Special

Butterflies, The Re Union, 2000 Seventeen years after the original series ended. In November 2000, the cast (apart from Michael Ripper who had recently died)  are reunited for a 13-minute episode in aid of BBC...
it's off to cuba in the final series of auf wiedersehen pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet – Series 4

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet - Series Four - 2004 There had been much excitement surrounding the return of eighties favourite Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and although the characters had aged, the revived series lost none of ...
David mitchell plays wiliam shakespeare in the bbc sitcom upstart crow

Upstart Crow

Upstart Crow, 2016 Originally screened as part of the commemorations for the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death.  However like all good TV it proved to be a hit with viewers and as the first seri...
cast of the hit bbc sitcom w1a

A Modern Classic ?

W1A - 2014 Hailed by critics as brilliant and way ahead of it's time, W1A was the hit BBC sitcom that ran for fourteen episodes over three series between 2014 and 2017. W1A of course is the part of the BBC ...

Still Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours - 2013 In October 2013 an announcement appeared in the British media that much loved sitcom Open All Hours was to return for a one off episode at Christmas. Clearly this caused much exc...
ronnie barker and ronnie corbett star in their popular christmas specials

The Two Ronnies Christmas Sketchbook

The Two Ronnies Christmas Sketchbook - 2005 In their heyday The Two Ronnies Christmas shows were as much a part of Christmas as turkey. In 2004 after Ronnie Barker: A Bafta Tribute, messrs Barker and Corbet...
Kevin-Bishop-returns-as-Nigel-‘Fletch’-Fletcher-in-BBC-Ones-Porridge

Keeping It In The Family……

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