National Service RAF Style…..

Get Some In ! 1975 The RAF is celebrating it's centenary so this seemed a good time to dig out this largely forgotten classic. Get Some In ran for thirty four episodes over five series between 1975 and 1978...
Ken Jones stars in this 1970's ITV forerunner to Carla Lane's 1980's hit Bread

The Wackers, 1975

Could This Really Be Seen As A Forerunner To Bread? 'Wackers'  a scouse term for mates was also the name of an ill feted TV sitcom (ill feted in that it never really gained much popularity).  Despite a who's w...

On The Buses – Christmas Duty – 1970

On The Buses - Christmas Duty - 1970 On The Buses had two Christmas Specials during it's run.  This episode entitled "Christmas Duty" was originally screened as part of series four in December 1970. This ep...
cast of the 1979 ITV comedy room service

Room Service, 1979

When we started British Classic Comedy the aim was to re-visit all those old classics we all remember and to seek out some of those forgotten or better best forgotten (depends on your point of view) sitcoms tha...
Proving there's life after on the buses Reg Varney stars in the ITV comedy Down the gate

Down The Gate – 1975

It was The Apprentice, task one that got me thinking about this forgotten gem. On The Buses had been a huge success for both ITV and Reg Varney, so when he left the series mid way through the final series in...
Cilla Black tries her hand at sitcom

Cilla’s Comedy Six, 1975

Proving why she was one of the greatest and best loved female entertainers, Cilla Black dipped her toe into the world of comedy in 1975 for a six part series of one off half hour sitcom plays. the series cam...