Steve Coogan stars in Coogan's Run

Coogan’s Run

Coogan's Run - 1995 Coogan's Run was the 1995 BBC TV series featuring Steve Coogan as a series of odd characters living in the fictional town of Ottle. It consisted of six self-contained stories, although C...

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers, 1975 A timeless classic that remains funny no matter how many times you watch it.  Broadcast on BBC 2 over two series of six episodes each, the first in 1975 and the second in 1979, Fawlty Tower...

A History Of Christmas Specials

Where Did The Festive Favourite Start? We recently started a run of Christmas themed posts starting with  Hancock's 45 minutes. An extended Christmas type episode, although not officially billed as a Christmas...

Curry And Chips

Curry And Chips - 1969 Perhaps the most controversial sitcom ever made.  Curry And Chips was a six part comedy based on an idea from Spike Milligan and featured an all star cast. The series was supposed to ...

The Royal Bodyguard

The Royal Bodyguard, 2011 This forgotten little gem was to prove that even the best comic talent can't always hold the audience. In 2011, following the success of their BBC sitcom The Worst Week of My Life,...