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 - 2015 The 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 ...

Steptoe Cursed?

Was There Really Friction Between The Two Stars Of Steptoe And Son? The Curse Of Steptoe, 2008 Broadcast in 2008, as part of a BBC4 series of programs under "The Curse Of Comedy" umbrella.  The drama won wi...

Blake’s 7, 1978

Another Sci-Fi classic from the BBC.  Blake's 7 was the brainchild of Daleks creator and former gag writer Terry Nation.  It ran for four series between 1978 and 1981. Popular from its first broadcast, watch...

Hancock And Joan

Hancock And Joan, 2008 First shown in 2008 as part of the BBC's Curse Of Comedy series, Hancock and Joan was nominated in three categories at the 2009 British Academy Television Awards: best actor for Ken Stot...