Eric and ernie don santa suits to promote their christmas specials

A Very Morecambe And Wise Christmas

Morecambe And Wise Christmas Special - 1971 You can't have Christmas without Morecambe and Wise.As compulsive viewing as The Queen's Speech, Morecambe And Wise's BBC Christmas shows were unmissable Christm...

Porridge Christmas Special

Porridge - No Way Out - 1975 During the 1970's festive editions of popular sitcoms were very popular, with both BBC and ITV running festive editions of their most popular sitcoms. Porridge was no exception. ...

Dad’s Army – Battle Of The Giants

Dad's Army - Battle Of The Giants - 1971 Dad's Army remains one of Britain's best loved sitcoms, but it had to wait until 1971 before it got it's first Christmas Special.  What's more it wasn't Christmas theme...
Terry Scott and June Whitfield star in their earlier sitcom happy ever after

Happy Ever After Christmas 1977

Happy Ever After, Christmas 1977, June's Parents Happy Ever After was of course the forerunner to Terry and June.  It ran for five series concluding with a special episode in 1979.During the show's run the...

Butterflies

Butterflies, 1978 From the pen of Carla Lane (Liver Birds and Bread) came this clever sitcom about a frustrated housewife and her family.  Strangely, despite it's popularity it was broadcast on BBC2.  Over fou...

Now Look Here

Now Look Here, 1971 Now Look Here was an early BBC Ronnie Corbett sitcom that ran along similar lines to his later series 'Sorry!'The show ran for 14 episodes over 2 series, all episodes still exist in the...