First Of The Summer Wine

First of the Summer Wine, 1988 Roy Clarke’s prequel to the long running Last Of The Summer Wine portrayed the youth of the principal characters from the main show in the months leading up to World War II.  Wit...

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...

Felicity Kendal Goes Solo

Solo, 1981 After the success of The Good Life, it's stars were household names and went on to star in their own right in other projects.  Solo was a vehicle for Felicity Kendal.Written by Carla Lane, of Bu...

Blackadder – The Cavalier Years

Blackadder - The Cavalier Years - 1988 The Cavalier Years was a 15 minute one-off edition of Blackadder set during the English Civil War, shown as part of Comic Relief's Red Nose Day in 1988.It is set betw...

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...

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 Frontline

The Frontline, 1984 Starring Paul Barber (Denzil , Only Fools and Horses), The Frontline was a BBC sitcom that aired for six episodes in late 1984.A pilot episode was broadcast in the 1970's entitled "On T...