Ian hislop and paul Merton are your team captains for have i got news for you

Have I Got News For You

This long running BBC panel show has to date (2016) clocked up 51 series since it began in 1990.  The format is loosly based around the BBC Radio 4 News Quiz, which began in 1977.During its first 10 years, ...

The News Quiz

The News Quiz, 1977 The News Quiz is a topical panel game that takes a light hearted look at the week's news.  It is perhaps the longest running BBC Radio series having being first broadcast in 1977.The se...

23rd May 2014 – News Round Up

Here's a quick round up of some of the latest TV comedy news from the last couple of weeks.David Walliams for ChristmasBBC One have confirmed plans to adapt a third children's book from David Walliams, ...
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Sir Bruce Forsyth, 1928 – 2017

Bruce Forsyth - In Profile He may have passed on but  there can be no doubt that Sir Bruce Forsyth remains one of Britain's greatest entertainers.Here we take a look back at the career of a veteran enterta...
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Frankie Howerd In Profile

Frankie Howerd 1917 - 1992 Ooh, Aah, titter ye not, it's wicked to mock the afflicted.  All catchphrases we associate with legendary comedian Frankie Howerd. For almost sixty years Frankie Howerd made us laug...

Swap Shop

Multi - Coloured Swap Shop - 1976 How many people reading this post remember ringing Swap Shop when they were kids?  You could actually speak to the guest and there were many famous ones over the years.  This ...

Are We Running Out Of Ideas For TV ?

Are We Running Out Of Ideas For TV ? Or Does It Prove The Old Ones Are The Best? It feels that we are in the grip of re-makes and comebacks of classic TV shows.  From Drama to Sci-Fi through to classic comedy...