Rhubarb And More Rhubarb

Rhubarb The Film, 1969 and Rhubarb, Rhubarb, TV, 1980 Like 'The Plank' before it Rhubarb was an Eric Sykes short film that had a Television remake of a similar name.The original Rhubarb went on general rel...

Beadle’s About !

Watch Out ! ....Beadle's About ! 1986 After Game For A Laugh, the presenters went onto other projects, perhaps one of the most popular was Jeremy Beadle's Saturday Nigh Classic: Beadles About.The show was ...
richard o'sullivan and joanna ridley star in the itv sitcom me and my girl

Me And My Girl

Me And My Girl - 1984 In Tribute to Tim Brooke-TaylorThere is so much comedy doing the rounds on various channels these days, but it never ceases to amaze me just how many have fallen into obscurity.Me...

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...
was this ITV's answer to Terry and June? Frersh Fields starred Julia McKenzie and Anton Rogers

Fresh Fields

Fresh Fields 1984 Was this ITV's version of Terry and June ? Fresh Fields was the ITV sitcom  produced by Thames Television for ITV that ran for 27 episodes over four series, between 1984 and 1986.It is pe...
john thaw turns his talents to sitcom in home to roost

Home To Roost

Home To Roost, 1985 Think John Thaw and you'll almost certainly think of The Sweeney or Inspector Morse and you'd be right.However, in 1985 he starred in this ITV sitcom and it was rather funny.  So much s...

An Audience With Victoria Wood

An Audience With Victoria Wood, 1988 Continuing the long running An Audience With series, in 1988 this lady was top of the pile.An Audience With Victoria Wood won the comedienne her second BAFTA in two yea...

Spitting Image Present….

The Sound Of Maggie, 1989 Spitting Image was riding high with the public and Margaret Thatcher had been in power for ten years.Already a regular target for the Spitting Image team now Maggie was getting he...
John inman stars as Mr jones in take a letter mr jones

Take A Letter Mr Jones

Take A Letter Mr Jones - 1981 Another outing for John Inman, again short lived, he never seemed to equal the success he enjoyed in Are You Being Served ? despite being a hugely popular actor.Take A Letter ...