The Stand Up Show

The Stand Up Show, 1995 A late night offering from the BBC featuring some top comedy talent.  The Stand Up Show ran for seven series across twenty six episodes.SummaryAlong similar lines to The Comedia...
Ian hislop and paul Merton are your team captains for have i got news for you

Have I Got News For You

Have I Got News For You, 1990 Have I Got News For You is the long running BBC panel show that's still running.  Up to April 2021 there have been 535 episodes and 61 series.  The format is loosely based around ...

I, Lovett

I, Lovett, 1993 I, Lovett was a BBC sitcom that made it's debut as a one off pilot episode in 1989 for the anthology series "Comic Asides" before returning 4 years later as a 6 part series.It starred co-wr...

Nelson’s Column

Nelson's Column, 1994 One those 'lost'? sitcoms i.e. it never gets a repeat and is largely pushed to the back of the cupboard.  This one ran for two series of six episodes each from 1994.SummaryGavin N...

How Do You Want Me?

How Do You Want Me? 1998 Definitely a forgotten sitcom.  How Do You Want Me? came from the pen of Simon Nye best known for Men Behaving Badly and ran for 12 episodes over 2 series.SummaryWhen newly-wed...
steve coogan is alan partridge

Steve Coogan is Alan Partridge

I'm Alan Partridge - 1997 & 2002 The follow up to Knowing Me ,Knowing You sees Steve Coogan reprise his role as Alan Partridge, a failed TV Presenter.   I'm Alan Partridge ran for two series of six episode...

Honey For Tea

Honey For Tea, 1994 Honey For Tea was a short-lived sitcom first broadcast in 1994 and lasting just 6 episodes.Whilst it starred Felicity Kendal the series failed to catch on with one critic describing Fel...
paul shane, jeffrey holland and su pollard are re-united for David Croft's last BBC sitcom: Oh Doctor Beeching

David Croft’s Last Stand….

Oh Doctor Beeching, 1995 Looking back at some of the lesser remembered sitcoms from comedy's greatest writers we arrive somewhere in the middle.  Whilst Oh Doctor Beeching is not quite forgotten it's not one t...

Which Way To The War?

Which Way To The War? 1994 We're having a look back at some of the lesser known works from some of comedy's greatest writers.Which Way to the War was David Croft's only ITV sitcom and their last World War ...
nicholas lyndhurst is time tavelling TV repar man Gary Sparrow

Goodnight Sweetheart

Goodnight Sweetheart, 1993 From the creators of Birds Of A Feather came this BBC time travelling sitcom about an accidental time traveller who leads a double life after discovering a time portal allowing him t...