About Face

About Face, 1989 About Face was a series of standalone sitcoms starring Maureen Lipman.  In total there were 12 episodes broadcast over 2 series of 6 episodes each.Series one debuted in 1989 with a second ...
chris tarrent, sally james and bob carolges present tiswas

TISWAS

Today Is Saturday Watch And Smile - Tiswas 1974 It's 40 years ago since this hugely popular Cult Saturday morning children's TV series was last on our screens.Tiswas originally ran for a mammoth 302 shows ...

The Saturday Gang

The Saturday Gang, 1986 One of those prime time comedy sketch shows that went out on early Saturday evening.The Saturday Gang built a comedy ensemble which consisted of Gareth Hale, Norman Pace, Kate Robbi...
Title card from itv sitcom bottle boys

Bottle Boys

Bottle Boys, 1984 A forgotten gem or a turkey?  ITV sitcom from the London Weekend Television stables.Running for two series between 1984 and 1985 it seemed to have everything going for it.  London Weekend...
keith barron and gwen taylor starin the itv sitcom duty free

Duty Free

Duty Free, 1984 Based on a one-off play by writer Eric Chappell entitled: "We're Strangers Here", that was first performed on TV and starred Geraldine McEwan and Ian Hendry.  The TV play had just the two cast ...
victoria wwod and julie walters star in the 1982 ITV series Wood and Walters

Wood And Walters

Wood And Walters, 1982 Often forgotten about, this was Victoria Wood's first sketch show that aired on ITV and it's 40 years old this year! sadly it's also 6 years since we lost the great talent that was Victo...

The Bounder

The Bounder, 1982 George Cole is probably best remembered for his role as Arthur Daley in Minder, but here he turns up in the ITV sitcom - The Bounder.  Two series were made totalling 14 episodes by Yorkshire ...

Cooper’s Half Hour

Cooper's Half Hour - 1980 With his trademark Fez and tricks that always seem to go wrong Tommy Cooper was one of the most popular and recognisable comedians in the world.  Unfortunately by 1980 drink had got t...

The Steam Video Company

The Steam Video Company, 1984 Rare 1980's comic gem featuring the late great Barry Cryer among others.The Steam Video Company was a six part 1984 TV comedy series produced by Thames Television for ITVT...