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Man Down

Man Down, 2013 Stand Up comedian Greg Davies turns his hand to another top rated sitcom: Man Down. Somebody at Channel 4 must have had an idea that this show was going to be successful.  As before the first...
comedian sean hughes turns his hand to sitcom in the channel 4 series sean's show

From Stand Up To Sitcom It’s Sean Hughes

Sean's Show, 1992 InTribute To Sean Hughes Who Sadly Died On 16th October Sean Hughes was a prominent stand up comic who seemed to be able to turn his hand to most things in the entertainment world.  In 199...
timothy west stars in brass

Brass

Brass, 1983 An unusual comedy drama from ITV that ran originally for three series, before coming back for a second bite at the cherry in 1990 on Channel 4. A very clever and dry comedy, that used convoluted...
clive anderson is your host for the hit channel 4 show whose line is it anyway?

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Whose Line Is It Anyway? 1988 This hit improvisational comedy show started life on the radio before being produced for television in 1988.  It ran for ten series between 1988 and 1999. The show proved such ...
channel 4 go regal with their sitcom the windsors

The Windsors

The Windsors, 2016 Always a tricky subject but never far from the minds of comedy writers are: The Royals.  This part soap opera, part sitcom is in it's second season at the time of writing. It's certainly ...
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...