Meet The Wife

Meet The Wife, 1963 Meet The Wife was one of a number of hit sitcoms that sprung from the now legendary BBC Comedy Playhouse.An early success for writers Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe, it also features a...

Hugh and I

Hugh and I, 1962 Hugh and I sees two comedy greats line up in another of those sitcoms that seems to have been brushed aside.Hugh and I starred Terry Scott and Hugh Lloyd playing themselves, as two friends...
derek nimmo stars in the bbc sitcom set in a monestry - oh brother!

Oh Brother!

Oh Brother! 1968 Derek Nimmo stars in another sitcom with religion as a theme.  Another sitcom you don't hear about .Oh Brother! ran for three series totalling nineteen episodes between 1968 and 1970.  Dur...

The World Of Beachcomber

The World Of Beachcomber, 1968 The World Of Beachcomber was a surreal TV comedy sketch inspired by thew Beachcomber column in the Daily Express newspaper.Two series were broadcast in colour from 1968 (seri...

A Life Of Bliss

A Life Of Bliss On Radio And TV A Life Of Bliss started life as a BBC Radio sitcom in 1953.  The show ran for one hundred and sixteen episodes and a one off short over seven series between 1953 and 1969.In...

The Frankie Howerd Show

The Frankie Howerd Show, 1964 When 'Hancock' came to an end in 1961, writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson had struck up a friendship with Frankie Howerd.With the writers now free to persue new projects the ...
an all star cast line up in the hit BBC and ITV sitcom the rag trade

The Rag Trade

The Rag Trade -  BBC Years - 1961 - 1963, ITV Years 1977 - 1978 The Rag Trade was the classic sitcom that had two bites of the cherry.  Famous for the catchphrase of it's Shop Steward "Everybody Out!" it's one...
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 ...