If There Weren’t Any Blacks….

....You'd Have To Invent Them A one off made for television play from the pen of Johnny Speight.  Made by London Weekend Television for ITV and originally screened in Black and White in 1968. This dark, but...

Going Straight – 1978

Fletch Is Out Of Prison And Going Straight Direct spin-off from Porridge and sadly often forgotten, Going Straight ran for only six episodes in 1978. Although not as well received as Porridge the show did w...

Wilfrid Brambell In Profile

Wilfrid Brambell, 1912 - 1985 Irish film and TV actor Wilfrid Brambell will always be best known for his roles in the hit BBC comedy Steptoe and Son and as Paul Mc Cartney's fictional Grandfather in The Beatle...

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...

Mind Your Language

Mind Your Language - 1977 Sadly too many people would find it offensive in today's politically correct world.  However as with many comedies of this kind it's very cleverly balanced.  Whatever you think of the...