Eric Sykes, 1923 – 2012

Eric Sykes was one of the last remaining Great British post-war comedians, a legend in his own right with a career that spanned over 50 years.  Perhaps best remembered for his sitcoms with Hattie Jacques, Sykes...
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In Profile – Jimmy Perry

Jimmy Perry, 1923 - 2016 Best known for his work with David Croft on some of the greatest sitcoms ever made.  It was Jimmy Perry who had the original idea for Dad's Army. However despite his famous links wi...

Jim Bowen

Jim Bowen 1937 - Present Probably best remembered for the game show Bullseye, Jim Bowen was one of the stars of the groundbreaking series The Comedians that celebrated 40 years back in 2011. Quick Bio ...

Benny Hill, 1924 – 1992

It's evidence of changing attitudes, that this once giant of TV comedy is largely forgotten about apart from his legion of fans.  Benny Hill's shows ran for almost 40 years on TV, at their prime they were must ...

Norman Collier, 1925 – 2013

Dubbed by Jimmy Tarbuck as 'the comedian's comedian' Norman Collier was not the most regular face on television, despite a long running career dating back to the 1960's.  Instead probably much like Bobby Thomps...

Jimmy Tarbuck OBE, 1940 – Present

A national institution, Jimmy Tarbuck is one of Britain's best loved comedians and one the few all time greats still with us. Famous for hosting many a variety show such as Live from Her Majesty's, Jimmy Tar...

Stan Boardman

Stan Boardman is best associated with his Germans jokes and his success on the hit ITV show The Comedians.  In more recent years he's dissappeared off our screens after causing outrage on the Des O' Connor Show...

Frank Carson, 1926 – 2012

"It's a cracker, it's the way I tell 'em"  They certainly were and it certainly was. Frank Carson was one of the country's most popular stand up comedians, famed for his quick fire gags and immortal catchphrase...