andrew sachs starred in in the ill feted channel 4 sitcom dead ernest that ran for just one series in 1982

Andrew Sachs’ Forgotten Sitcom

Dead Ernest - 1982 In view of the recent death of Andrew Sachs Channel 4 should, perhaps dig this out and give it a repeat airing. An attempt by Andrew Sachs to break away from Manuel, Dead Ernest was a Cha...
rory mc grath is among the cast for channel 4 sitcom chelmsford 123

The Romans Are Coming To Chelmsford

A sitcom set in Roman times but with a twist.  Whilst Frankie Howerd's classic Up Pompeii and ITV 2's Plebs are both set in Rome, this one moves to British shores. Chelmsford 123 was a Channel 4 offering, th...
Kenneth Williams takes questions from a celebrity audience in an audience with kenneth williams

An Audience With Kenneth Williams

An Audience With Kenneth Williams - 1983 The fourth instalment of the now legendary ITV series Audience With.  This time it was the turn of Carry On Legend - Kenneth Williams and as was sometimes the case duri...
kevin bishop parrodies harry hill

The Kevin Bishop Show, 2008

About to star in a new series of Porridge, this was the show that brought Kevin Bishop to the attention of TV comedy viewers. The show ran for two series of six episodes in 2008 and 2009. Originally commi...
jo Brand and missing hancocks star kevin eldon star alongside alan davies in a new c4 sitcom - damned

Damned, 2016

Jo Brand Returns With A Brand New Sitcom! Back in 2014 Satellite/Digital TV station Sky Arts decided to reprise it's Playhouse Presents: a series of self-contained television plays (haven't we seen this idea b...
the snail sketch from trigger happy tv

Trigger Happy TV

Hidden camera TV shows are nothing new, they've been around since the 1960's when Bob Monkhouse presented early editions of the UK version of Candid Camera.  However Trigger Happy TV gave the idea a twist in it...
Norman Beaton is Desmond in the popular TV series Desmonds

Desmonds

Desmonds, 1989 Something from Channel 4 that perhaps doesn't get the credit it deserves.  Desmond's was a Channel 4 sitcom, featuring a predominantly Black British Guyanese cast, that ran for 6 series between ...
karl Pilkington as Dougie and Ricky Gervais as Derek

Derek, 2013

Ricky Gervais: stars , writes and directs Derek.  Described as a "A bittersweet comedy drama about a group of outsiders living on society's margins" this comedy drama ran for two series and a Christmas Special ...
channel4's cult sitcom "peep show"

Peep Show, 2003

Channel 4's much loved cult favourite the Peep Show started out in 2003 and by 2010 it had become the channel's longest running comedy. The lead rolls were played by two rather well known comics that went on...