Ffizz

Ffizz, 1987 Another of too many ITV sitcoms sat in a cupboard waiting for a repeat showing.Ffizz ran for two series over twelve episodes, six in 1987 and a second series six in 1989SummaryJack and ...

What Goes Around Comes Around?

Often You Find Yourself Asking...What Would The Satirists Make Of It? Over Christmas and New Year to fill the news items there seems to be a lot of talk of what next for Labour if they are to get elected in th...

Minder On The Orient Express

Minder On The Orient Express - 1985 Minder's first feature length episode headed ITV's Christmas schedules for 1985.  Accompanied by an all star cast it's laughs from start to finish with Terry and Arthur as t...

Hot Metal

Hot Metal, 1986 In the 1980's tabloid newspapers were well known for their journalistic licence and many referred to them as "gutter press".  It seemed an obvious subject for a sitcom.Hot Metal was a bitin...

Whoops Apocalypse

Whoops Apocalypse, 1982 A whole host of famous names star in this six part sitcom/satire from the early 1980's.Although the series itself only ran through six episodes in 1982, four years later in 1986 the...

The Kit Curran Radio Show

The Kit Curran Radio Show, 1984 The Kit Curran Radio Show is an often forgotten, short lived ITV sitcom.First airing in 1984on ITV  it starred Dennis Lawson of Star Wars, Holby City and New Tricks fame. It...

Hale and Pace

Hale And Pace, The London Weekend Television Series, 1988 Gareth Hale and Norman Pace found fame towards the end of the 1980's, after a single one-off special for London Weekend Television shown Christmas 1986...
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An Audience With Billy Connolly

 Billy Connolly - 1985 What had started out as a short series, had changed it's format to a celebrity hosting a question and answer show in front of a celebrity audience.  Billy Connolly was the seventh person...