The Last Of The Baskets

The Last Of The Baskets, 1971 A forgotten sitcom starring Arthur Lowe.  We say forgotten in that it's not a regular on the repeat schedules, there are no clips as such on You Tube and as far as we can tell no ...

The Cuckoo Waltz

The Cuckoo Waltz, 1975 Another forgotten comedy, presented here as a tribute to Lewis Collins, who, probably best remembered for his role as Bodie in The Professionals, passed away in 2013.  The Cuckoo Waltz w...

And Mother Makes Three

And Mother Makes Three, 1971 And Mother Makes Three was produced by Thames Television for ITV and ran for four series between 1971 and 1973.  It polled number 96 joint with it's spin off And Mother Makes Five ...

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...
Ken Jones stars in this 1970's ITV forerunner to Carla Lane's 1980's hit Bread

The Wackers, 1975

Could This Really Be Seen As A Forerunner To Bread? 'Wackers'  a scouse term for mates was also the name of an ill feted TV sitcom (ill feted in that it never really gained much popularity).  Despite a who's w...
title card from the london weekend television series six dates with barker

Six Dates With Barker

Six Dates With Barker, 1971 Six Dates With Barker was a series of six one off sitcoms staring Ronnie Barker.First broadcast in 1971 Barker is joined by a host of names from the world of TV both as cast mem...

Don’t Drink The Water

Don't Drink The Water, 1974 Blakey's Off To Retire In Spain.......Not many people remember this On The Buses spin-off.  Don't drink The Water ran for thirteen episodes over two series.Regrettably the s...
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...

Larry Grayson Shut The Door And Then….

The Larry Grayson Show, 1975 Larry Grayson is an often forgotten comic of enormous talent best remembered for hosting The Generation Game.  However, before The Generation Game he had success with ITV.  Having ...

Larry Grayson – Shut That Door

Shut That Door - 1972 - 1973 Larry Grayson, perhaps doesn't get the credit he deserves, he was a very funny comic who often gets overlooked.It was Lew Grade, who after seeing Larry Grayson on various guest...