Sitting Pretty

Sitting Pretty, 1992 Sitting pretty is a BBC sitcom that aired for thirteen episodes over two series. There was high hopes for the series with the writing talents of John Sullivan and his first sitcom since...
title card to 1990's bbc tv series doctor on top

Doctor At The Top

Doctor At The Top, 1991 Following on from the successful 1970's Doctor At....series, Doctor At The Top was a 1991 attempt at a revival of the popular series. Unfortunately the series was not as well receive...

Billy Connolly’s World Tour Of Scotland

Billy Connolly's World Tour Of Scotland, 1994 Billy Connolly's World Tour Of Scotland was the first in a series of four travelogues the comedian made for the BBC.  The other three covered New Zealand, Australi...
Steve Coogan stars in Coogan's Run

Coogan’s Run

Coogan's Run - 1995 Coogan's Run was the 1995 BBC TV series featuring Steve Coogan as a series of odd characters living in the fictional town of Ottle. It consisted of six self-contained stories, although C...
clive swift and Patricia Rutledge are keeping up appearances

Keeping Up Appearances

Keeping Up Appearances, 1990 In Tribute To Clive Swift Who Has Died, Aged 82 Another Roy Clarke classic, only this time set away from Yorkshire.  Clarke's wonderful comic creation Hyacinth Bucket is one of ...

Mrs Merton And Malcolm

Mrs Merton And Malcolm, 1999 Here's another rarity, when you talk about Mrs Merton you always remember that great chat show.  until recently I didn't realise that there was a spin off show. Mrs Merton and M...
Miriam Karlin stars in the forgotten sitcom So Haunt Me

So Haunt Me

So Haunt Me, 1992 Looking back at some of the less well remembered sitcoms we come to an outing for Tessa Peake-Jones (Only Fools And Horses). Looking back, I found this quite amusing in it's day and even n...
suits you sir, the tailors from the fast show

Suits You……

The Fast Show - 1994 The Fast Show was brainchild of Paul Whitehouse and his writing partner and friend, Charlie Higson (who had previously enjoyed some success in the UK as a musician with the band The Higson...