Sitcom Life

Sitcom Life, Part 4 - Work We're looking at how the great British sitcom has portrayed every day life.  In today's posts we are going to look at work.Perhaps a traditional office job?https://youtu.be/I...

England v Scotland – Minder Style

Minder, The Long Ride Back to Scratchwood, 1984 As England prepare to play Scotland in tonight's Euros we rewind the clock back almost 37 years to an episode of Minder that dealt with a matter of tickets for a...

Taxi (UK series)

Taxi, 1963 With Hancock's Half Hour almost a distant memory, Sid James was now as busy as ever in new roles.  Now firmly established as a Carry On regular and just finished with Citizen James' 1963 would see h...

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...

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...

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. ...