suits you sir, the tailors from the fast show

Suits You……

The Fast Show - 1994 The Fast Show was brainchild of Paul Whitehouse and his writing partner and friend, Charlie Higson (who had previously enjoyed some success in the UK as a musician with the band The Higson...

When Comedy Took A Different Direction..

How The Young Ones Changed Comedy, 2018 A brand new and exclusive documentary from UK TV Gold. How The Young Ones Changed Comedy explores the legacy of one of the most notorious British sitcoms of all time:...
the surviving five pythons re-unite for a series of live shows entitled Monty Python Live (mostly)

Was This The Least Expected Comeback?

Monty Python Live (Mostly) 2014 Monty Python Live in 2014.  Perhaps the least expected come back of all time, but almost certainly one of the most popular. The story behind the reunion began in 2013, when t...
bbc three logo promoting it's comedy feeds season

Comedy Feeds, 2016

We've published articles on BBC Comedy Playhouse: Comedy Feeds is the BBC Three equivilent, the main difference being that BBC Three is aimed at a much younger audience than it's mainstream counterparts. In ...
the snail sketch from trigger happy tv

Trigger Happy TV

Hidden camera TV shows are nothing new, they've been around since the 1960's when Bob Monkhouse presented early editions of the UK version of Candid Camera.  However Trigger Happy TV gave the idea a twist in it...
Simon Callow to play Henry Palmer a 70 year old rebelious pensioner in UKTV GOLD's new three part sitcom The Rebel

The Rebel, TV Series

In 1961 between the final Hancock's Half Hour series and his final series for the BBC entitled Hancock, the lad from East Cheam swapped the mean streets of London for the bright lights of Paris in his first fil...
jo joyner of eastenders fame joins sarah alexander and the cast of marley's ghosts

Marley’s Ghosts, 2015

One of the most popular of the digital/satellite channels is GOLD.  Best known for running repeats of classic sitcoms, in recent years the channel has been investing money into original programs. Marley's Gh...
UKTV GOLD will screen a second series of their successful interviews series beginning with Peter Sellers on March 16th

In Their Own Words

GOLD, Presents: The Interviews NEW SERIES STARTS MARCH 16th ! Now one of the biggest players in TV comedy, GOLD is well known for it's showing of many classic sitcoms, but that's another story for another d...