Yus, My Dear – 1976

Another sitcom from the London Weekend stable.  Yus My Dear was the spin off sequel from the classic Romany Jones.  It starred Arthur Mullard and Queenie Watts reprising their roles  as Wally and Lilly Briggs. ...

Pardon My Genie – 1972

Pardon My Genie was a 1970s children's comedy series from the man that went on to create that other childrens' comedy classic Rentaghost.  Although aimed at a younger audience, the show found popularity with ad...

Larry Grayson – Shut That Door

Shut That Door - 1972 - 1973 It's hard to believe that twenty years have passed since Larry Grayson's death (7th January 1995).  Larry Grayson, perhaps doesn't get the credit he deserves, he was a very funny c...

Not On Your Nellie – 1974

When I was a young child growing up Not On Your Nellie was a popular saying, it was years later that I realised it was also the the name of a popular ITV sitcom.Not On your Nellie was screened a year after ...

Two’s Company – 1975

Another forgotten sitcom from the LWT vaults.  This time it's Two's company.  It's surprising that this show has not made it to the day time ITV3 repeats as it was hugely respected in it's day:  nominated for a...

And Mother Makes Five, 1974

The follow up series to And Mother Makes Three, picked up where the original left off, again broadcast on ITV for four series totaling twenty six episodes, between 1974 and 1976.It had the same writing team...

Agony

Agony, 1979 Agony was the ITV sitcom that ran for 31 episodes (3 Series) between 1979 and 1981.It was voted in that now famous poll to find Britain's Best Sitcom at No 92.  Agony was also noted for being t...