‘Orrible

'Orrible, 2001 'Orrible was another of those TV sitcoms that didn't quite live up to expectations.  Written by TV and Radio presenter Johnny Vaughan it ran for just one series of eight episodes in 2001.Thi...
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The Return Of ‘Allo ‘Allo !

The Return Of 'Allo 'Allo ! 2007 The Return Of 'Allo 'Allo ! was a one off special filmed in Manchester before a live audience on 22nd March 2007.Written by the show's original writers David Croft and Jere...

John Bishop On A Saturday Night

John Bishop's Britain, 2010 Now a household name, here's a man who started his career in stand up playing to audiences of 17 people – Mr John Bishop.John Bishop had been around for a few years with guest a...

The Catherine Tate Show

The Catherine Tate Show, 2004 Catherine Tate had begun stand up comedy in 1996.  However it was at an after show party at the Edinburgh Festival that then BBC controller of comedy, Geoffrey Perkins encouraged ...
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Mountain Goats

Mountain Goats, 2015 In 2014, the BBC marked the 60th anniversary of Hancock's Half Hour first being broadcast on radio with a series of re-makes of episodes missing from the archives, this was entitled the Mi...

BBC Comedy Playhouse

BBC Comedy Playhouse - 2014 In March of 2014, following in the footsteps of a trend of reviving old shows the BBC announced the return of the classic Comedy Playhouse.The press release headline read:"S...

High Hopes

High Hopes, 2002 High hopes was a BBC sitcom set in a fictional area of South wales.  It was produced by Gareth Gwenlan of Only Fools and Horses fame.After a pilot episode was broadcast nationwide on the B...

The Mighty Boosh TV Series

The Mighty Boosh, 2004 The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy troupe featuring comedians Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding.The idea developed when Noel Fielding  watched Julian Barratt performing his stand up...

Bucket, No Not Hyacinth

Bucket, 2017 In November 2016 BBC Comedy announced " a brand new, bittersweet comedy called Bucket, written by and starring Frog Stone, with Miriam Margolyes playing her madcap Mother"Broadcast in four epi...