The Smoking Room

The Smoking Room, 2004 At the time of it's first transmission this unusual sitcom was hailed as the next classic.  It's important to remember that at the time of it's transmission there was no smoking ban in f...

Dear John

A Forgotten Classic - Dear John, 1986 Some people regard Dear John as a forgotten classic as it has not enjoyed the exposure from regular repeats on non terrestrial TV as have some other comedies of the time. ...

On The Up

On The Up, 1990 Thought we'd try a new post format, see how it goesFrom the pen of Good Life writer Bob Larbey, came this 90's sitcom with an all star cast.  It ran for three series and nineteen episodes...

Pearly Gates

Pearly Gates, 2012 Pearly Gates was an un-broadcast BBC Pilot episode directed by Sir David Jason.Whilst a pilot episode was made, the project was abandoned and has therefore never been broadcast on TV.  I...

The Young Ones

The Young Ones - 1982 Perhaps not so young as this show is celebrating it's 40th birthday this year.Perceived by many at the time as the birth of alternative comedy The Young Ones was the cult BBC comedy c...

Just Good Friends

Just Good Friends, 1983 Another John Sullivan classic, his third for the BBC after Citizen Smith and Fools and Horses.Just Good Friends ran for twenty two episodes, over three series and a 90 min Christmas...