Jim Bowen supervises an a group of kids in the 1970's hit comedy sketch show you must be joking

You Must Be Joking!

You Must Be Joking,1975 A 1973 Magpie film entitled "Kids About Town" looked at London’s streets and markets through the eyes of children attending Islington’s Anna Scher Children’s Theatre.The film caught...

National Service RAF Style…..

Get Some In ! 1975 It's a shame that ITV seem to have sold most of the rights to their back catalogue because there are some classic sitcoms that don't get the repeat outings they deserve especially now we no ...
wilfrid pickles and irene handel star in the itv sitcom for the love of ada

For The Love Of Ada

For The Love Of Ada - 1970 We go right back to the beginning of what was to be a golden decade of sitcoms - 1970 for this often forgotten sitcom.Written by Vince Powell and Harry Driver, who would later go...

Come Spy with Me

Come Spy with Me, 1977 Adapted from Danny La Rue's Est End Stage show that ran for 14 months over 468 performances in 1966.Eleven years later the show is adapted for a one off TV movie in which Danny La Ru...

You’re Only Young Twice

You're Only Young Twice, 1977 No it's not a James Bond film but nursing Home capers with From the golden age of comedy (1970's) where all subjects were up for discussion comes You're Only Young Twice.  Running...
Dick emery welcomes special guest linda carter to his 1979 ITV show in 1979

Dick Emery At ITV

Dick Emery At ITV, 1979 - 1980 By 1979, still at the height of his popularity Dick Emery decided to move from the BBC to ITV.  It was a move that proved to be short-lived as he returned to the BBC in 1980....

The Pink Medicine Show

The Pink Medicine Show, 1978 Something else that's been forgotten and there's a twist to this show.  This time it's not a sitcom it's a sketch show.The Pink Medicine Show was a 1978 comedy show that ran fo...