The Strange World Of Gurney Slade

The Strange World Of Gurney Slade, 1960 The Strange World Of Gurney Slade was a joint project between singer/actor Anthony Newley and comedy writers Dick Hills and Sid Green.The six part series first aired...
charlie drake stars in ITV's 1965 sitcom the worker

The Worker

The Worker, 1965 Perhaps the television series for which Charlie Drake will be best remembered and which almost certainly has had influences on other sitcoms.The Worker was produced for ITV by Associated T...

Two in Clover

Two in Clover, 1969 Currently showing on Forces TV.Two in clover ran for two series between 1969 and 1970, for thirteen episodes.  It was around this time that colour was fast becoming the must have televi...
alfie bass stars in Bootsie and Snudge the popular spin off series from ITV's first sitcom the army game

Bootsie And Snudge

Bootsie And Snudge, 1960 and 1974 Bootsie and Snudge was the spin off comedy series of The Army Game, written, in the early days, by Barry Took and Marty Feldman, later writers were: John Antrobus, Jack Rosent...
early morecambe and wise in two of a kind

Two Of A Kind

Two Of A Kind, 1961 After coming together in the 1940's, Morecambe and Wise made their 1950's television breakthrough with a show called Running Wild.  Not well received, they would continue playing live whils...

Our House

Our House - 1960 Here's a sitcom that you definitely won't have seen on satellite/digital TV.  Our House is an almost forgotten gem from the pen of early Carry On writer Norman Hudis.The series ran for two...

Goodbye! Again?

Goodbye Again, 1968 Goodbye Again was an ITV series starring Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.Cook and Moore had enjoyed huge success with their BBC series: Not Only But Also.  On the back of this success the B...
rodney bewes stars in the itv sitcom dear mother love albert

Dear Mother…. Love Albert

Dear Mother.....Love Albert, 1969 - 1972 Proving he is more than just a likely lad Rodney Bewes stars in: Dear Mother...Love Albert.  This largely forgotten successful sitcom was created by Rodney Bewes, who a...

Curry And Chips

Curry And Chips - 1969 Perhaps the most controversial sitcom ever made.  Curry And Chips was a six part comedy based on an idea from Spike Milligan and featured an all star cast.The series was supposed to ...