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...
spitting image was just one of the many comedy highlights of the 1980's

70 Years Of British Comedy

70 Years Of British Comedy, The 1980's Despite it often being remembered for bubblegum pop and dodgy fashions the 1980's was a time of great change. Who would have thought woman prime minister or a Hollywoo...
Ken Jones stars in this 1970's ITV forerunner to Carla Lane's 1980's hit Bread

The Wackers, 1975

Could This Really Be Seen As A Forerunner To Bread? 'Wackers'  a scouse term for mates was also the name of an ill feted TV sitcom (ill feted in that it never really gained much popularity).  Despite a who's w...

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

In Tribute To Andrew Sachs

Actor Andrew Sachs has died at the age of 86.  In tribute we are running this brief post featuring his best known character Manuel from Fawlty Towers.  We are also re-running a post we did on his forgotten sitc...