Wilfrid Brambell In Profile

Wilfrid Brambell, 1912 - 1985 Irish film and TV actor Wilfrid Brambell will always be best known for his roles in the hit BBC comedy Steptoe and Son and as Paul Mc Cartney's fictional Grandfather in The Beatle...
Michael Palin stars in ripping yarns an often forgotten 1970's comedy series from the BBC

Ripping Yarns

Ripping Yarns - 1976 Michael Palin and Terry Jones' spoof of pre-World War II literature aimed at schoolboys.  Running for two series totaling only nine episodes between 1976 and 1979. Michael Palin had the...

Going Green With The Good Life

The Good Life, 1975 Perhaps one of the most endearing sitcoms ever written, The Good Life was the original environment friendly comedy.  It covered so many issues so well.  From Margo's social climbing, to Jer...

Whoops Baghdad – 1973

Frankie Howerd's Full Of Eastern Promise Whoops Baghdad was effectively a harmless re-working of Up Pompeii, screened on the BBC in 1973, it ran for one series only totalling six episodes. Written by the sa...