No Place Like Home, 1983

When The Kids Fly The Nest - There's No Place Like Home One of those many sitcoms pushed to the back burner of people's minds.  No Place Like Home started out looking like a future classic, but like some other...
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Ever Decreasing Circles

Ever Decreasing Circles, 1984 After the success of The Good Life each of the actors would go on to have success in their own projects.  Ever Decreasing Circles was written for Richard Briers reuniting him with...

Carrott Confidential

Carrott Confidential - 1987 - 1989 Birmingham's greatest comic export kept the nation laughing with a variety of shows predominently on a Saturday Night.  We take a look at Carrott Confidential, that was compu...

Yes Minister

Yes Minister, 1980 Yes Minister was a satirical British sitcom that ran on BBC television and radio for three series of seven half hour episodes. The series was a great success both critically and in it's p...
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The River

The River, 1988 When the pop star met the sitcom.  Legendary pop star David Essex starred in this six part BBC sitcom that first aired in 1988. Sources have often stated the series producer/director Susan B...

Goodbye Mr Kent

Goodbye Mr Kent, 1982 Goodbye Mr Kent is proof that even with all the right ingredients it doesn't always go right. This almost forgotten sitcom aired in the early 1980's for just seven episodes (one series...

Dear Ladies

Dear Ladies, 1983 Dr. Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Bracket were the stage personae of the musical performance and female impersonation artists George Logan and Patrick Fyffe. Active in theatre, radio and tel...

Comrade Dad

Comrade Dad, 1984 Comrade Dad is a largely forgotten BBC satirical sitcom. It starred George Cole(Minder) and Doris Hare (On The Buses).  It ran for just one series of eight episodes in 1986 following a pil...