Ronnie Barker’s Commercial Collective?

Ronnie Barker's Commercial Collective? What's this a Ronnie Barker show you haven't heard of? No, it's a collection of TV ads made by the late great Ronnie Barker.Ronnie Barker will always be remembered fo...

Norman Wisdom – Remembering a Legend

Sir Norman Wisdom 1915 - 2010 It's hard to believe but it's almost twent years since the great Sir Norman Wisdom died at the age of 95.  There can't be too many British Comedians that are as fondly remembered ...
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Spitting Image Christmas 1989

Spitting Image, Christmas Special, 1989 Not to be outdone by other TV shows Spitting Image had it's fair share of Christmas Specials.In true Spitting Image tradition it wasn't just the news that came in fo...

Sounds Like Les Dawson

Sounds Like Les Dawson, 1974 "Sounds Like Les Dawson" was a one off TV Special starring Les Dawson that aired in 1974.SummaryLes Dawson invites some familiar friends to join him in this one off special...

An Evening With Spike Milligan

An Evening With Spike Milligan, 1996 In the 1990's Saturday night was very much still the big night on TV.  ITV franchise Carlton had clearly seen the success of London Weekend Television's An Audience With:.....

Gavin And Stacey To Return?

Gavin And Stacey To Return? Beloved sitcom Gavin and Stacey is to join the long list of hit sitcoms that return as Christmas Specials.Co-Writer and star James Corden has revealed  he and co-writer Ruth Jon...

Talking Animals ? It Must Be…..

Animal Magic, 1962 I always felt they should bring this back with Paul O Grady hosting.  Animal Magic had to be one of the most imaginative children's television programs ever.  It combined education and a sen...

Toby Jones To Star In New Comedy Drama….

Don't Forget The Driver A subtle title that could be confused with a certain Dad's Army episode:"Don't Forget The Diver" particularly as Toby Jones who starred as Captain Mainwaring in the Dad's Army movie. ...

Are We Running Out Of Ideas For TV ?

Are We Running Out Of Ideas For TV ? Or Does It Prove The Old Ones Are The Best? It feels that we are in the grip of re-makes and comebacks of classic TV shows.  From Drama to Sci-Fi through to classic comedy...