Hancock Goes Blue ?

Well not quite, on Monday May 12th 2014, the day that would have been his 90th birthday, an English Heritage Blue Plaque has been unveiled by his legendary scriptwriters Ray Galton and Alan Simpson honouring th...

More Vintage Shows Join The Comeback Trail

Like many of the other media we've recently been reporting on the number of old TV shows finding their way back in one form or another. Comedy playhouse is currently back on BBC1 for a three week run, last w...

Back On TV – Comedy Playhouse

Well it's back.  After nearly 40 years since it's last BBC outing Comedy Playhouse returned to BBC1 29th April 2014 with an episode written by Red Dwarf co-creator Doug Naylor and stars sitcom stalwarts Hugh De...

Dads Army Marching Back To The Big Screen

It seems we cant get enough of  classic comedy remakes as the news today has been full of Dads Army's return. It seems the story broke yesterday in The Sunday Times and has found it's way everywhere else ove...

Hancock’s Half Hour Returning To TV Screens

We seem to go on and on about some of the vintage classics that get pushed aside because their in black and white.  If they'd done this years ago I would never have seen Hanock's Half Hour.  Sunday afternoons i...

Missing Hancocks To Get A Revival

Between 1954 and 1959, one hundred and three episodes of the classic Hancock's Half Hour radio show were broadcast on the BBC.  Of these twenty are missing. To celebrate 60 years since Ray Galton and Alan Si...

The Last Python Goes Global

It's getting closer, the big Monty Python reunion shows will soon be upon us.  An immediate sell out, fans were delighted when on BBC Radio 2's Simon Mayo Drive time show, Michael Palin announced one last date,...

Another Comeback !

It has been reported that the BBC are to bring back Comedy Playhouse, the iconic series that brought us Steptoe and Son, Last Of The Summer Wine, Till Death Us Do Part, Are You Being Served and the list goes on...

Janet Brown Dies

Janet Brown Dies, aged 87 Sad news today as it was announced that actress and comdeienne, Janet Brown has died aged 87, passing away peacefully in her sleep. Janet Brown made her TV Debut in the 1950's, prese...
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Only Fools And Horses Creator Dies

John Sullivan - 1946 - 2011 It was announced by the BBC this morning, that after a short illness, writer John Sullivan had died. John Sullivan is best remembered for creating Britain's favourite sitcom Only F...