Three Up, Two Down

Three Up, Two Down, 1985 Perhaps one of those less well remembered sitcoms from the 1980's, Three Up, Two Down ran for 25 episodes over four series between 1985 and 1989. It starred Michael Elphick, who a y...

It Sticks Out Half A Mile

It Sticks Out Half A Mile, 1983 It Sticks Out Half A Mile was the Radio sitcom that ran for 13 episodes between 1983 and 1984.  Written By Michael Knowles and Harold Snoad who had previously adapted Dads Army ...

Just Good Friends

Just Good Friends, 1983 Another John Sullivan classic, his third for the BBC after Citizen Smith and Fools and Horses. Just Good Friends ran for twenty two episodes, over three series and a 90 min Christmas...

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...