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Frankie Howard Is On The Comeback Trail….

Frankie's On...1992 Throughout his career Frankie Howerd had had many revivals.  however it was towards the end of his life that he found a new following among students. This lead to him addressing the Oxfo...
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From Stand Up To Sitcom, Jo Brand Stars In….

Damned, 2016 Damned started life in 2014 as an episode in the Sky Arts 'Playhouse Presents in 2014. At the the time of the pilot episode it wasn't commissioned as a series.  Clearly writers Jo Brand and Mor...
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It’s Not Car Share, It’s …..

That Peter Kay Thing, 2000 An early television outing for comedian Peter Kay. That Peter Kay Thing ran for six episodes in 2000.  A pilot episode had are two years earlier in 1998. Many of the characters...
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An Audience With Kenneth Williams

An Audience With Kenneth Williams - 1983 The fourth instalment of the now legendary ITV series Audience With.  This time it was the turn of Carry On Legend - Kenneth Williams and as was sometimes the case duri...

Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights

Peter Kay's hugely popular and BAFTA-nominated British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester. The show was a spin off from the spoo...
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Man Down

Man Down, 2013 Stand Up comedian Greg Davies turns his hand to another top rated sitcom: Man Down. Somebody at Channel 4 must have had an idea that this show was going to be successful.  As before the first...
comedian sean hughes turns his hand to sitcom in the channel 4 series sean's show

From Stand Up To Sitcom It’s Sean Hughes

Sean's Show, 1992 InTribute To Sean Hughes Who Sadly Died On 16th October Sean Hughes was a prominent stand up comic who seemed to be able to turn his hand to most things in the entertainment world.  In 199...
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Brass

Brass, 1983 An unusual comedy drama from ITV that ran originally for three series, before coming back for a second bite at the cherry in 1990 on Channel 4. A very clever and dry comedy, that used convoluted...
clive anderson is your host for the hit channel 4 show whose line is it anyway?

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Whose Line Is It Anyway? 1988 This hit improvisational comedy show started life on the radio before being produced for television in 1988.  It ran for ten series between 1988 and 1999. The show proved such ...
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The Windsors

The Windsors, 2016 Always a tricky subject but never far from the minds of comedy writers are: The Royals.  This part soap opera, part sitcom is in it's second season at the time of writing. It's certainly ...