A Sharp Intake Of Breath

A Sharp Intake Of Breath, 1978 A Sharp Intake of Breath is an ITV sitcom that aired for 3 series that ran to 21 episodes from 1978 to 81, after a pilot episode in 1977.  When the series ended it's star went on...
early roy clarke sitcom the growing pains of pc penrose

The Growing Pains Of PC Penrose

The Growing Pains Of PC Penrose, 1975 An early Roy Clarke sitcom.In a former occupation seasoned sitcom writer Roy Clarke was a policeman in Yorkshire.  So it should come as no surprise that in one of his ...
clive dunn stars in the itv sitcom my old man

My Old Man

My Old Man, 1975 Many people think of Clive Dunn as Corporal Jones in Dad's Army.  Despite his success with that role it wasn't his only success as this little gem proves.Anybody who knows their comedy wil...

Bless This House, 1971

Perhaps Sid James’ finest moment... Bless This House, 1971 Produced for ITV by Thames Television, Bless this House ran for sixty five episodes over six series between 1971 and 1976.  The show rated number 67 i...
robin nedwell stars in the upchat connection

The Upchat Connection

The Upchat Connection, 1978 Sounds more like a spy thriller than a sitcom, but this was an ITV sitcom.Produced by Thames Television, it ran for six episodes (one series) in 1978.  It was created by Keith W...

The Upchat Line

The Upchat Line, 1977 Created by Keith Waterhouse, this ITV sitcom was the predecessor to The Upchat Connetion and often gets forgotten about.It ran for a series of seven episodes in 1977.SummaryMe...
jimmy jewel stars in the itv sitcom spring and autumn

Spring And Autumn

Spring And Autumn, 1973 Another forgotten sitcom.  Not so much forgotten, more it hasn't benefited from frequent repeats.Spring and Autumn was written by the successful writing duo that brought us Nearest ...
an all star cast line up in the hit BBC and ITV sitcom the rag trade

The Rag Trade

The Rag Trade -  BBC Years - 1961 - 1963, ITV Years 1977 - 1978 The Rag Trade was the classic sitcom that had two bites of the cherry.  Famous for the catchphrase of it's Shop Steward "Everybody Out!" it's one...
cast of the 1979 ITV comedy room service

Room Service

Room Service, 1979 Looking at the lesser known works of some of our greatest comedy writers, this week it's Jimmy Perry.Alongside writing partner David Croft, Perry was responsible for some of our best lov...