Ronnie Barker – Seven Of One

Seven Of One - 1973 Seven Of One was a series made by Ronnie Barker in 1973.  It was effectively a series of possible sitcom pilot episodes.  It was a similar idea to a series Barker had done two years earlier...

Whoops Baghdad – 1973

Frankie Howerd's Full Of Eastern Promise Whoops Baghdad was effectively a harmless re-working of Up Pompeii, screened on the BBC in 1973, it ran for one series only totalling six episodes.Written by the sa...

His Lordship Entertains

His Lordship Entertains, 1972 His Lordship Entertains was the second outing for Ronnie Barker's Lord Rustless character, who we had first seen three years earlier in  Hark at Barker.As well as getting a wh...

Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads ?

Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads ? 1973 Originally broadcast over two series in 1973 and 1974, This was the colour follow up to the successful 1960's series The Likely Lads.Whatever Happeneed To The Li...
Martin Jarvis stars as Oliver Pryde in BBC 70's sitcom rings on their fingers

Rings On Their Fingers

Rings On Their Fingers, 1978 There are so many sitcoms that get forgotten about, despite their poularity at the time of broadcast.  Rings On Their Fingers is a perfect example running for twenty episodes over ...

50 Years Old Today !

Monty Python's Flying Circus, 1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus became a television phenomenon that would change the face of British Television Comedy forever.First airing on BBC1 in October of 1969 the se...

Rutland Weekend Television

Rutland Weekend Television, 1975 Rutland Weekend Television was a BBC sketch show created by Eric Idle, it was his first TV project following the end of Monty Python's Flying Circus the previous year.The s...