Often forgotten nirthern comedian norman evans stars in his only comedy series for the BBC The Norman Evans Show from 1956

The Norman Evans Show

The Norman Evans Show, 1956 Les Dawson often referred to fellow comedian, Norman Evans as the inspiration for his much loved Ada character.Norman Evans, was a Northern comedian/actor/writer who was very bi...

Benny Hill, The BBC Years

The Benny Hill Show, 1955 Many people reading this will forget that Benny Hill began his famous TV show on the BBC, where it ran for twenty nine episodes over eight series. Summary These early shows were a m...

Whack-O!

Whack-O!, 1956 Whack-O! was a British sitcom starring Jimmy Edwards of 'The Glums' fame.  Written by two of the most prolific writers of the time: Frank Muir and Dennis Norden.The series ran for forty seve...
reg varney and pat coombs are among an all star cast in the bbc sitcom beggar my neighbour

Keeping Up With The Jones’ In……

Beggar My Neighbour, 1966 Originally broadcast in 1966 as part of the BBC's long running Comedy Playhouse series. Beggar My Neighbour went on to run for three series between 1967 and 1968.  In 1967 a short epi...