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A Forgotten Double Act?

A Forgotten Double Act? Comedy is littered with great double acts.  From The Two Ronnies, Canon and Ball, Morecambe and Wise and the list could go on. However back in the 1950's when radio dominated comedy,...
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Fenella Fielding Has Died, Aged 90

Fenella Fielding Has Died Fenella Fielding, the actress probably remembered for her role as the femme fatale in Carry On Screaming has died.  Aged 90 she died as a result of a stroke. Full Story    ...
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Was It Really That Bad?

Generation Game Slammed Well after various attempts and near misses The Generation Game Finally did return.  Rumours were that there was to be six shows.  Now we are told it's two cut from four.  Was it really...
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Time Travelling With Tim Vine

Tim Vine Travels Through Time, 2017 Master of the pun, comedian Tim Vine joins the legacy that is Comedy Playhouse. In March 2011 Tim Vine recorded an episode of the long running BBC comedy pilot series 'Co...
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It’s Christmas !

It's that time of year again when all the prices go up, people bulk buy bread and milk like it's going on rationing and oh yes there's those wonderful Christmas records and ads. There was a time when it wasn...

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...

Commercial Break Christmas 1970’s Style

The Ads From Our Most Popular Search Throughout 2016 the most consistently popular search has been 1970's sitcoms.  As it's Christmas here's a selection of ads you might have been watching 40 years ago. Do ...