John Bercow Funny?

As House Of Commons Speaker Retires We Look At John Bercow's Funniest Moments Whatever your thoughts on House Of Commons Speaker John Bercow Wednesday lunchtimes with PMQ's is not going to be the same without...

An Idiot Abroad

An Idiot Abroad, 2010 It's often the most simple ideas that bring in the laughs, lets face it it was the sight of a rag and bone man going about his business that gave Galton and Simpson the idea for Steptoe a...
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Summertime Special

Summertime Special, 1981 After the success of Seaside Special in the 1970's, the BBC decided to revive the idea in the 1980's. This time instead of a Big Top the BBC visited seaside piers.  Very little info...

Mick Miller – Live And Living

Mick Miller - Live And Living Continuing our look through some of Britain's best stand up comics still working.  Today we are looking at Mick Miller. The guy with the bald head first found fame on ITV's The...

Live and Living – Peter Kay

Live and Living - Peter Kay This is an occasional new feature to the blog, focussing on the comedians who are currently top of the pile. Even though he's been off the scene for a couple of years, Peter Kay ...

The Joe Longthorne Show

The Joe Longthorne Show, 1988 Having got his big break back in 1981 on the ITV talent show 'Search For A Star', Joe Longthorne continued to thrill audiences with musical impressions and strong vocal performanc...
Terry Wogan hosts his own chat show Wogan

Wogan

Wogan, 1982 Way back whilst he was still King of the airwaves, Terry Wogan got a primetime BBC TV chat show in 1982.  It was not his first TV chat show his fist had been an ITV show Lunchtime with Wogan in 197...

The Blackpool Show

The Blackpool Show, 1966 Continuing our look back at some of the less well remembered work of Tony Hancock. The Blackpool Show was Hancock's penultimate series for ITV and offered him a complete departure f...
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The Bob Monkhouse Show

The Bob Monkhouse Show, 1983 Bob Monkhouse was a legendary stand up comic and writer who will always be best remembered for the many game shows he hosted.  Indeed in his Audience With...performance Bob remarks...

Anyone For Tennis ?

A Comic Take On A Summer Of Sport Well as we are in Wimbledon fortnight what else could we post but our pick of some of the funniest moments from those classic summer sports Tennis and Cricket. Tennis Re...