Only Fools And Horses – Christmas 1993

Only Fools And Horses, Fatal Extraction, 1993 Only Fools And Horses as an ongoing TV series had come to an end in 1991.  However, the series did continue with it's annual Christmas Specials, these became the m...

The Vicar Of Dibley

The Vicar Of Dibley, 1994 Britain's third most popular sitcom In 2004 the BBC commissioned a poll to find Britain's most Popular Comedy.  The results collated the most popular sitcom from the 1950's to 2004...

Get Well Soon

Get Well Soon, 1997 The 1990's saw the return of many famous names from the world of comedy from writers to actors.  Get Well soon came from the pen of two very well known sitcom writers: Ray Galton and John A...

Bread

Bread, 1986 Marking Thirty years Since Graham Bickley and Melanie Hill took their slice of Bread! It was 9.30pm. on Thursday 1sy May 1986, that we first met the Boswell family and it's thirty years since tw...

Chef!

Chef! 1993 Based on an idea by Lenny Henry this was his first step into the world of sitcom.  Chef ran for twenty episodes over three series between 1993 and 1996.  The series was produced by Lenny Henry's own...

Next Of Kin

Next Of Kin, 1995 Next Of Kin is an often forgotten BBC sitcom.  Running for three series over twenty two episodes it would be acting legend Penelope Keith's last regular sitcom role. When, in 1997, the sho...

Get Back

When Fortunes Take A Downturn It's Time To.... Get Back, 1992 Another success for Birds Of A Feather writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran. Get back featured a host of names you'll recognise including a ...

The Detectives

The Detectives, 1993 What started life as a five minute sketch as part of Jasper Carrott's sketch/stand-up show Canned Carrott, became so popular that it was adapted for TV.  It ran for five series spanning tw...

The Brittas Empire

The Brittas Empire, 1991 Combining farce with surreal and dramatic elements (deaths were not uncommon in this sitcom) The Brittas Empire was the hit BBC comedy centering around a  well-meaning but incompetent ...