The Dustbinmen

The Dustbinmen, 1969 The Dustbinmen was a spin off from a one off TV movie "There's a Hole in Your Dustbin, Delilah" (1968) written by Jack Rosenthal and directed by Michael Apted. This TV sitcom ran for th...

Please Sir !

Please Sir ! 1968 Classic comedy from the London Weekend Television stable. Please Sir! ran for 55 episodes between 1968 and 1972. Newly qualified teacher Bernard Hedges is given the task of taming the most...

Hancock’s

Hancock's, 1967 No it's not Hancock's Half Hour but a complete departure for the comic as he gets his own variety show. Tony Hancock had split from his successful writing partnership with Ray Galton and Ala...

Life With Cooper

Life With Cooper, 1966 Tommy Cooper was a constant and instantly recognisable presence on television for four decades.  Everybody loved him.  He had the unique ability to make an audience laugh just by looking...
hilda bsker and jimmy jewel head the cast of itv sitcom nearest and dearest

Nearest And Dearest

Nearest And Dearest - 1968 Another ITV classic that never makes the repeat radar. Nearest and Dearest was an ITV sitcom produced by Granada Television, that ran for seven series with a total of forty six ep...

George And The Dragon

George And The Dragon - 1966 An early Sid James sitcom that ran for four series between 1966 and 1968.  Sid plays George Russell a chauffeur and handyman at the home of Colonel Maynard.  It's notable that this...

Hark at Barker

Hark at Barker, 1969 Hard to believe this show is fifty years old.  An often overlooked ITV show from the late, great Ronnie Barker.  Hark at Barker ran for fifteen episodes over two series between 1969 and 19...