America Decides

America Decides As America chooses it's next president we take a look back at how the satirists have viewed the more recent PresidentsDonald Trump was in time to be immortalised in the new series of Spitti...

Up The Convicts

Up The Convicts, 1976 Another Australian spin off.  This time Frankie Howerd stars in a spin off from his British success Up  Pompeii.  Not much is known about this series, but we've put together what we can f...
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The Royals And Comedy

How Comedy Has Portrayed The Royal Family Looking back over the years it seems no subject has been spared by comedy writers, even the Royal family.  From pranks on Beadle's About to satire, they even get their...

Father Dear Father In Australia

Father Dear Father In Australia, 1978 Between 1968 and 1973 Father Dear Father had been a huge ratings winner for ITV.Five years after the original series finished the show popped up for a new series in Au...

Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights

Phoenix Nights, 2001 Peter Kay's hugely popular and BAFTA-nominated British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Farnworth, Greater Manchester.The show was a ...
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Sunday Service With The Sitcom

The Vicar And The Sitcom For many years the traditional Sunday morning church service has been a staple of the British way of life.  It's therefore only fitting that the local vicar should play a part in sitco...
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Carla Lane: The Ones That Got Away

Carla Lane's Forgotten Sitcoms Carla Lane broke the tradition of all male sitcom writers when alongside Myra Taylor she created The Liver Birds.  Other successes followed.  We all remember her work on Bless Th...