a young richard briers gets his first starring role in bbc sitcom brothers in law

Brother’s In Law

It's Not Another Mother In Law Joke It's... Brothers In Law, TV and Radio Brothers In Law was the TV, and later Radio, series inspired by a 1955 comedy novel of the same name.Adapted for TV by two of the ...

50 Years Old Today !

Monty Python's Flying Circus, 1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus became a television phenomenon that would change the face of British Television Comedy forever.First airing on BBC1 in October of 1969 the se...

Beyond The Fringe

Beyond The Fringe, 1964 Beyond The Fringe was a comedy stage revue that made it's way to the BBC in 1964.  Originally premiered at the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh in 1960.  It was the brainchild of Robert P...
the real goons pose with their tv puppet alter egos

The Telegoons

The Telegoons - 1963 The Telegoons was a comedy puppet show, adapted from the highly successful BBC radio comedy show of the 1950s.  Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan reprised their original voic...
peter cook and dudley moore stars of the popular BBC comedy Not Only But Also

Not Only, But Also

Not Only...But Also - 1964 - 1970 This was a great comedy in it's day and even now stands the test of time, but like so many we cover never gets a repeat airing on TV.  A real case of not only but also.Not...

The Likely Lads

The Likely Lads, 1964 A classic of it's time and now often forgotten, alongside regular repeats of it's successor Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads and lack of surviving material.  This black-and-white sitc...

Here’s Harry

Here's Harry, 1960, Harry Worth, 1966Here's someone who rarely gets the recognition he deserves.  It seems a shame that someone with such a body of high profile work should have almost disappeared from memo...