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 ...
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 ...

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...

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...