Canned Carrott

Canned Carrott, 1990 After a string of TV successes in the late 1970's and through the 1980's, there was no slowing Jasper Carrott down as we arrived in the 1990's. Canned Carrot ran for two series , twelve...

Babes In The Wood

Babes In The Wood, 1998 No, it's not the old pantomime.  Babes In The Wood was the ITV sitcom that ran for fourteen episodes (including a Christmas special) over two series.  Never the most acclaimed sitcom it...

Is It Legal?

Is It Legal? 1995 Award winning comedy from the writer of Men Behaving Badly and Hardware, Is it Legal? ran for three series (twenty one episodes) between 1995 and 1998. Is It Legal? was initially screened ...

Law And Disorder

Law And Disorder, 1994 One of those rarely-seen sitcoms this one starring comedy icon Penelope Keith. Law And Disorder was produced by John Howard Davies, whose impeccable career has included Steptoe and So...

Dr Willoughby

Dr Willoughby, 1999 An often forgotten sitcom from the late nineties featuring Joanna Lumley. Broadcast on ITV it was Lumley’s first sitcom since Absolutely Fabulous.  Unfortunately the series was not the s...

Haggard

Haggard, 1990 A forgotten gem from writer Eric Chappell.  Haggard didn't just benefit from the talent's of an established writer but the cast featured a number of well known names including: Keith Barron (Duty...
Frankie howerd reprises his role as lurcio in the one off itv spin off comedy further up pompeii

Further Up Pompeii (ITV)

Further Up Pompeii, 1991 Further Up Pompeii had originally been a one off special screened on the BBC.  However in 1991 the title would be used again. After a brief hiatus during the 1980's, Frankie Howerd ...
dave allen makes a welcome return to tv screens in 19993 with the dave allen show

Dave Allen Makes A Welcome Return

The Dave Allen Show - 1993 The 1990's saw a wave of comic revivals.  Dave Allen had been huge in the 1970's and 80's with his BBC show.  The 1990's saw the comic make a welcome return to TV. After a brief r...

Fiddlers Three

Fiddlers Three, 1991 This sitcom seemed to have everything going for it: well known cast, successful writer, yet it only managed one series of fourteen episodes. It was the sequel to the 1974 sitcom The Squ...
penelope keith swaps the manor for parliament in no job for a lady

No Job For A Lady

No Job For A Lady, 1990 Sitcoms about politicians were nothing new.  We'd had Jim Hacker in Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister, Alan B'Stard in The New Statesman.  So it seemed only right that it was time for...