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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...

The Other One

The Other One, 1977 From the writers of The Good Life came this hit follow up written for Richard Briers. The Other One ran for two series.  The first in 1977 running for seven episodes and returning for a ...

Breaking Of Bumbo

Breaking Of Bumbo, 1970 This British Comedy Film, originally made in 1970 never quite made it out of EMI's studio.  However things managed to get as far as creating posters and brochures - and a trade exhibiti...

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...

The Picnic

The Picnic, 1976 The first of two short films from The Two Ronnies.  Unlike the lavish dialog used in the TV series "The Picnic" is silent, relying instead on visual gags, various sound effects and a musical s...

Chalk And Cheese

Chalk And Cheese, 1979 Chalk and Cheese was a short lived sitcom made by ITV and staring Michael Crawford and Robin Hawdon. The idea for the series came from a one off comedy also screened in 1977 called: S...