Foggy, Clegg and compo in last of the summer win'e 1979 BBC Christmas special

Last Of The Summer Wine, Where Are They Now?

Last Of The Summer Wine, Where Are They Now? Has it really been almost ten years since the final series Last Of The Summer Wine?  After the sad passing of Jean Fergusson we look back at some of those quirky ch...

Minder – The Revived Series

Minder - 2009 We keep asking the question "is There Life In Those Old Shows?" It's unbelievable how many shows have been re-made or updated. Minder was a classic comedy drama that couldn't have been better ...

Is There Life In Those Old Shows?

Is There Life In Those Old Shows? Part 3: Till Death Us Do Part In an ongoing series of posts inspired by UKTV's remake of three missing Dad's Army episodes, we're looking at some of the many vintage shows ...
the cast of the 2016 remake of ae you being served line up

Is There Life In Those Old Shows?

Is There Life In Those Old Shows? Part 3 -  Are You Being Served? In viewof the success of  UKTV's re-makes of the three missing Dad's Army Episodes, we're asking is there still life in the old shows, or sh...
jeff rawle and ed coleman are steptoe and son for 2016

Is There Life In Those Old Shows?

Is There Life In Those Old Shows? Part 2: Steptoe and Son In view of the success of UKTV's revival of three missing Dad's Army episodes we're asking  "is there really a demand to remake lost classics or are...

Re-Making Dad’s Army, Vandalism?

Dad's Army, Remake branded "cultural vandalism" We Ask, Bring Them back Or Leave Them Junked? UKTV Gold has re-made three missing episodes of Dad's Army that are due to be screened later this month on GOLD ...

Were These TV’s Most Controversial Sitcoms

You Can't Show That ! Well They Did In The Day Sitcoms are no stranger to controversy, even today with watershed times, language etc.  However in years gone by they just put them out and worried about it later...