david niven stars in this 1970's tv adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic tale

Life’s Not Easy When You’re A Ghost

The Canterville Ghost, 1974 The Canterville Ghost was originally a novella by Oscar Wilde.  It was the first of Wilde's stories to be published, appearing in two parts in The Court and Society Review, 23rd Feb...
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...
early roy clarke sitcom the growing pains of pc penrose

An Early Roy Clarke Classic….

The Growing Pains Of PC Penrose, 1975 In a former occupation seasoned sitcom writer was a policeman in Yorkshire.  So it should come as no surprise that in this early Roy Clarke sitcom he chose to write about ...

The Wheeltappers And Shunters Social Club

The Wheeltappers And Shunters Social Club - 1974 - 1977 From the same stable as The Comedians this Saturday Night variety show introduced us to some great comic names, ie: Grumblweeeds, Cannon and Ball.  The s...