timothy west stars in brass

Brass

Brass, 1983 An unusual comedy drama from ITV that ran originally for three series, before coming back for a second bite at the cherry in 1990 on Channel 4.A very clever and dry comedy, that used convoluted...

Watching

Watching, 1987 Another great comedy that almost seems to be forgotten about this time from the eighties/nineties.The show about mismatched couple Malcom and Brenda was a huge hit for ITV running for seven ...
an early success for judi dench in the itv sitcom a fine romance

A Fine Romance

A Fine Romance - 1981 -1984 From the pen of the late Bob Larbey (The Good Life) comes this eighties gem, produced by London Weekend Television, another one overlooked for repeats by digital TV.A Fine Roman...
harry h. corbett's last tv outing before his death was in the ill feted sitcom grundy

High Hopes Dashed For This Actor…..

Grundy, 1980 Grundy was to have been the vehicle to finally show that Harry H. Corbett had put Steptoe behind him.  In an interview with 'The News Of The World' prior to its screening, Corbett said: "I hope to...
cast of the hit itv 1980's sketch show alfresco

Alfresco

Alfresco - 1983 Some well known names from the world of comedy assemble for this forgotten ITV sketch show.Conceived as an answer to the BBC's hugely successful Not The Nine O' Clock News, Alfresco ran for...
ben elton writes and stars in the 1980's comedy sketch show "there's Nothing To Worry About"

There’s Nothing to Worry About !

There's Nothing to Worry About !  1982 There's Nothing to Worry About !  A three part series shown only in the ITV Granada region. This three part series in fact turned out to be a pilot series for the show th...