Rising Damp – Christmas Special

Rising Damp - For The Man Who Has Everything - Christmas Special - 1975 Despite running for 4 series Rising Damp only ever had 1 Christmas episode.  It came at the end of series two while Frances De La Tour wa...
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. ...

Lucky Feller

Lucky Feller, 1976 David Jason's second  sitcom and another of those "I'd forgotten about that one'" moments. A pilot episode was filmed in 1975, but never transmitted.  It was 1976 when Lucky Feller made i...

Robin’s Nest

Robin's Nest, 1977 The second successful spin off from the hugely popular Man About The House (the other being George and Mildred). Produced by Thames Television for ITV, the show featured Robin Tripp from ...

Minder At 40

Minder Is 40 Years Old It was 9pm Monday 29th October 1979 that we first met Terry McCann and Arthur Daley in an episode entitled "Gunfight At The OK Launderette". Originally intended as a vehicle for Denni...
selwyn frogitt is broadening his horizons in the spin off from oh no it's selwyn froggitt

Selwyn

Selwyn, 1978 Bill Maynard returns as Selwyn Froggitt, in this this spin off from the hugely successful Oh No It’s Selwyn Froggitt. For this series only Bill Maynard remained from the original cast and it wa...

Billy Liar

Billy Liar - 1973 Adapted from a 1959 novel by Keith Waterhouse, Billy Liar has also been adapted into a film, a musical and a stage play.  However it is the TV series we are concerned with that ran for two se...

The Dustbinmen

The Dustbinmen, 1969 The Dustbinmen was a spin off from a one off TV movie "There's a Hole in Your Dustbin, Delilah" (1968) written by Jack Rosenthal and directed by Michael Apted. This TV sitcom ran for th...