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 ...

Harry Enfield’s Television Programme

Harry Enfield's Television Programme, 1990 During the late 1980's Harry Enfield had gained recognition, appearing on various shows with his characters Stavros and Loadsamoney.  However it was his character bas...

The Legacy of Reginald Perrin

The Legacy of Reginald Perrin - 1996 The 1990's seemed to love revivals.  The BBC had resurrected the Doctor In The House series and The Liver Birds, now it was the turn of Reginald Perrin. As Leonard Rossi...

One Foot In The Grave

One Foot In The Grave - 1990 Proof that comedy in the 1990's was not just about revivals.  One Foot In The Grave has become one of the all time great British sitcoms. Over an eleven year period between 1990...