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...

If There Weren’t Any Blacks….

....You'd Have To Invent Them A one off made for television play from the pen of Johnny Speight.  Made by London Weekend Television for ITV and originally screened in Black and White in 1968. This dark, but...

The Squirrels

The Sqirrels, 1974 Running for three series totalling twenty eight episodes (including the 1974 pilot) 'The Squirrels' was one of legendary script writer Eric Chappell's earliest sitcoms.  As the series progre...
hilda bsker and jimmy jewel head the cast of itv sitcom nearest and dearest

Nearest And Dearest

Nearest And Dearest - 1968 Another ITV classic that never makes the repeat radar. Nearest and Dearest was an ITV sitcom produced by Granada Television, that ran for seven series with a total of forty six ep...