The Blackadder Begins

The Blackadder, 1983 Despite it's extensive location shooting and that it cost £1 million to make, this first series is not always held in the same high esteem as the three series that would follow.  However, ...

Alf’s Back!

In Sickness And In Health - Part 1 - 1985 (Dandy Nicholls) We've split this post into three (other parts to follow) as a tribute to the late Dandy Nicholls who only managed to film one series of the show. I...

The Young Ones

The Young Ones - 1982 Perceived by many at the time as the birth of alternative comedy The Young Ones was the cult BBC comedy classic that surprisingly only ran for 12 episodes over 2 series between 1982 and 1...
paul eddington , nigel hawthorne and derek fowlds star in yes prime minister

Yes Prime Minister

Yes Prime Minister, 1986 It's been thirty years since this classic sitcom ended and it's as funny now as it was in the day. Running for five series totalling thirty eight episodes Yes Prime Minister is set ...

Suburban Comedy With Terry And June

Terry and June - 1979 The follow up to Happy Ever After, Terry and June ran for sixty five episodes over nine series. The show was generally regarded by critics as a" bland middle-class sitcom", however,  i...
Peter davison stars in bbc sitcom sink or swim

Peter Davison Has To Sink Or Swim

Sink Or Swim, 1980 Running for three series totalling 19 episodes Sink Or swim was Peter Davison's second sitcom, the first being Holding The Fort. Filmed in the early 1980's. This meant production of the f...