the famous cobbles of weatherfield that are coronation street

Coronation Street – 1960

In Tribute To Jean Alexander, Who Died On Friday Night, Aged 90 One of the great things about the British sense of humour is that it manages to creep everywhere, creating some of television's most memorable ch...
the cast of the bbc tv series are you being served?

The Story of ‘Are You Being Served?’ 2010

With the new episode of the popular sitcom fresh in viewers' minds, it ssemed a good time to look back at the documentary that delved into the story of what became one Britain's best loved sitcoms.The docum...
motecambe and wise with des o'connor

Bring Me Morecambe & Wise

An original documentary from digital channel UKTV GOLD.  Bring Me Morecambe & Wise first aired in 2012, showcasing rare and never seen before sketches and routines from one of Britain's best loved comedy du...
Daniel Rigby as Eric Morecambe and Bryan Dick as Ernie Wise

Eric and Ernie, 2011

All successful acts have a beginning and Eric and Ernie was the TV drama that told the early story of two of Britain's best loved comics Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise.Produced by BBC Wales the drama complet...
The lds line again for series 2 of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Back With The Boys Again

Auf Wiedersehen Pet - Series 2 1986 Thirty Years ago today, we were indeed back with the boys again, in the second of the popular comedy drama series.  Running for 13 episodes, this time the lads were heading ...
trevor eve stars as hughie green in most sincerely part of the BBC corse of comedy season

Most Sincerely, 2008

Shown on BBC 4 as part of their 2008 curse of comedy season, this was perhaps the odd one out in the series.  Frankie Howerd, Steptoe and Hancock all had comedy connections. where as Hughie Green, whilst a top ...
Ian Ogilvy takes on the mantle of Simon Templer in the follow up series to the Saint

The Return Of The Saint, 1978

An often forgotten piece of cult TV and the succesor to the popular Roger Moore 1960's TV series.During the 1970's there were many big budget high action TV Dramas, some of which were updated versions of or...

The New Avengers

The New Avengers - 1976 In tribute To Brian Clemens, 1931 - 2015 and Patrick Macnee, 1922 - 2015The cult British secret agent fantasy adventure television series that was the sequel to the successful 196...

Sapphire And Steel

Sapphire And Steel - 1979 Proving that good sci - fi was not just the domain of the BBC, this atmospheric at times even creepy series was a huge hit for ITV.The brainchild of Peter J. Hammond, who came up ...