Slinger’s Day

Slinger's Day - 1986 Tripper's Day had come to a natural end after the death of Leonard Rossiter. However despite being panned by the critics ITV decided to revive it.  This time with Bruce Forsyth taking t...

Rhubarb, Rhubarb

Rhubarb, Rhubarb, 1980 Like 'The Plank' before it this was a Television remake of a 1969 Eric Sykes film of the same name. Made by Thames Television as a one off, it featured an all star cast.  There was no...

Allo! Allo!

Allo! Allo! 1982 One of the all time great British Sitcoms created by Jeremy Lloyd & David Croft.  Following a Pilot episode in 1982, the show clocked up a mammoth ten years on our television screens with ...

An Audience With Dudley Moore

An Audience With Dudley Moore, 1981 It's hard to believe that it's almost twenty years (2002) since the passing of Dudley Moore. Here we look back on his turn on the hit ITV series An Audience With... Su...
Arthur Lowe's final sitcom Aj Wentworth BA

A.J. Wentworth B.A.

A.J. Wentworth B.A. 1982 Along with Potter, A.J. Wentworth, B.A. was to be Arthur Lowe's final TV role.  Broadcast in 1982 after the death of it's star who had passed away on the 15th April of the same year, t...
victoria wood as seen on tv

Victoria Wood As Seen On TV

Victoria Wood As Seen On TV - 1985 During the 1980's comedy on television continued to flourish.  Although the output was not as controversial, or as prolific it was moving with the times.  One such element wa...