Sounds Like Les Dawson

Sounds Like Les Dawson, 1974 "Sounds Like Les Dawson" was a one off TV Special starring Les Dawson that aired in 1974.SummaryLes Dawson invites some familiar friends to join him in this one off special...

Hi Summer

Hi Summer, 1977 Hi Summer was a one off travelling TV variety show from London Weekend Television.  In the same vein as Seaside Special (but not as good) it ran for 8 shows in 1977.The show featured a regu...

Neighbours?

Neighbours? As a nation gathers round the TV set to watch the final episode of the popular Aussie soap we thought we'd take a quick look back at some of the comedy we've given Australia over the years.In n...

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...

Clive James On Television

Clive James On Television - 1982 Many years ago in the mists of time Sunday nights were also prime time viewing and not just for drama.Here we have an interesting show from Sunday nights, that eventually w...
Stan laurel and oliver hardy comedy rthat has spanned generations

The Great British Influence

The Great British Influence Take a look at these two clips they are from an era way before television and some of the stuff we’ve looked at over the years.First of all your going to say it’s not British Cl...
seaside special david hamilton and tony blackburn

Seaside Special

Seaside Special - 1975 It's Summertime so today it's time to sit back, cringe, laugh and enjoy some good old fashioned entertainment in the company of some entertainment legends, of which sadly many are no lon...

Boris Johnson Resigns

Boris Johnson Resigns Like him or loathe him he's been our Prime-Minister for 3 years and as such has had his fare share of fun poked at him.Only recently in the House Of Commons, he was compared to Monty ...

The Kenny Everett Naughty Joke Box

The Kenny Everett Naughty Joke Box, 1981 A show that only Kenny Everett could produce but certainly not suitable even at the time for mainstream TV.Kenny Everett's TV show "Kenny Everett Video Cassette" wa...
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Mrs Thatcher – A Satirist’s Dream

Mrs Thatcher - A Satirist's Dream Love her or hate her Margaret Thatcher was one of the country's most famous politicians and quite possibly the most satirised.  From Spitting Image to impressions and even an ...