The Punch And Judy Man

The Punch And Judy Man, 1963 In a 2014 interview Ray Galton and Alan Simpson told us they had a three picture deal with Tony Hancock.  The first - The Rebel, was a huge success, the scriptwriters submitted an ...

Rising Damp – The Movie

Rising Damp - The Movie, 1980 Almost two years after the TV series finished, Rigsby hit the big screen with Rising Damp - The Movie.Failing to capture the magic of the TV series, there was no new storyline...

Guest House Paradiso

Guest House Paradiso, 1999 Guest House Paradiso is a 1999 British slapstick comedy film, a spin off from the BBC sitcom Bottom.Both Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson return to reprise their respective roles,...

Bless This House, On The Big Screen

Bless This House - The Movie - 1972 Of all the TV spin off movies this one of the better ones as it stands up well on it's own, even without being a spin off from the TV series.In common with many of the h...
James Bolam and rodney Bewes are back as Bob and Terry for the liklely lads big screen outing

The Likely Lads Movie

Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads, The Movie, 1976 Following in the footsteps of many successful TV sitcoms Bob and Terry jumped onto the big screen in 1976, two years after the TV series Whatever Happened ...

Up Pompeii – The Movie – 1971

Ney! Ney! and thrice Ney! Frankie Howerd hits  the big screen. The first of a number of big screen spin offs from the hugely successful TV series of the same name. Summary Lurcio  becomes the inadvertent pos...
title card for the monty python film life of brian

Monty Python’s Life Of Brian

Monty Python's Life Of Brian - 1979 In Tribute To Terry Jones 1942 - 2020 Perhaps the best remembered and best loved of the Python movies.  Life Of Brian was hugely controversial, but hysterically funny.T...

Till Death Us Do Part – The Movie

Till Death Us Do Part - The Movie - 1969 This was the brilliant movie spin off of the popular BBC TV series and the first of two, the other being the more contraversial The Alf garnett Saga.  Even today this i...

Up The Front

On The Front Line With Frankie Howerd As He Goes: Up The Front! The third and final big screen instalment spinning off from the popular TV series Up Pompeii, set during World War 1 sees Frankie Howerd off to f...
The cast for the Dads army remake line up for inspection

Dad’s Army, 2016

Dad's Army, 2016 As UKTV GOLD prepare to screen the first of their Dad's Army Missing Episodes we take a trip back to 2016, the last time the classic show was 'remade' only last time it was a feature film and ...