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...
nigel havers starred in a slight hitch

A Slight Hitch

A Slight Hitch, 1991 Sadly a victim of the reorganisation of the ITV network, A Slight Hitch had everthing going for it: superb cast, established writer and legendary TV comedy producer John-Howard-Davies.  So...
harry enfield played dermot for the original series of men behaving badly

The Original Men Behaving Badly

Men Behaving Badly - Series 1, 1992 There's a purely selfish reason for breaking Men Behaving Badly into three parts.  Mainly that I personally liked series one better, the humour was more subtle and Harry Enf...