The Les Dawson Show

The Les Dawson Show 1978 - 1989 Another classic show from the much missed Les Dawson, of which our research turned up very little information.  This was the second of four shows he did for the BBC (five, if yo...

Terry And June Christmas 1980

Terry And June, "The Christmas Show (The Mink Coat)" In the nine series of Terry and June there were four Christmas Specials.  The Mink coat which aired in 1980 was the first. It's classic Terry and June al...
rowan atkinson stars in a one off blackadder christmas special

Blackadder’s Christmas Carol

Blackadder's Christmas Carol - 1988 The second of the one off specials the series produced sees Blackadder in the story of Scrooge (A Christmas Carol) with a twist. Summary Ebeneezer Blackadder is the Vi...
Kenny Everett stars in his popular ITV series The Kenny Everett Video show

Kenny Everett At Christmas

Kenny Everett Christmas show - 1981 Having fallen out with Thames, Kenny Everett was offered a prime time live audience,. sketch based show by the BBC. Entitled "The Kenny Everett Television Show" five seri...
ronnie barker stars as the magnificent evans

The Magnificent Evans

The Magnificent Evans - 1984 "There's no point opening the curtains if there's nothing in the parlour" The Magnificent Evans is largely based on an earlier entry in the Comedy Playhouse series, also from th...
prince edmund finds himself promoted to archbishop of Canterbury in this classic episode from the first black adder series

Black Adder Becomes Archbishop

The Black Adder - The Archbishop, 1983 It's hard to believe that Black Adder first hit our screens 35 years ago.  To many the original series falls short of the standard of what was to come.  However it remain...

Dear John

A Forgotten Classic - Dear John, 1986 Some people regard Dear John as a forgotten classic as it has not enjoyed the exposure from regular repeats on non terrestrial TV as have some other comedies of the time. ...