The Comedians – Part 1

Sometimes the simplist ideas are the best.  The simple format used in The Comedians is still being used today in shows such as: Live At the Apollo, Michael Mc Intyre's Comedy Roadshow uses some of the elements....

And Mother Makes Three, 1971

And Mother Makes Three was produced by Thames Television for ITV and ran for four series between 1971 and 1973.  It polled number 96 joint with it's spin off And Mother Makes Five in a BBC poll to find the nati...

Yus, My Dear – 1976

Another sitcom from the London Weekend stable.  Yus My Dear was the spin off sequel from the classic Romany Jones.  It starred Arthur Mullard and Queenie Watts reprising their roles  as Wally and Lilly Briggs. ...

Pardon My Genie – 1972

Pardon My Genie was a 1970s children's comedy series from the man that went on to create that other childrens' comedy classic Rentaghost.  Although aimed at a younger audience, the show found popularity with ad...

Larry Grayson – Shut That Door

Shut That Door - 1972 - 1973 It's hard to believe that twenty years have passed since Larry Grayson's death (7th January 1995).  Larry Grayson, perhaps doesn't get the credit he deserves, he was a very funny c...

Not On Your Nellie – 1974

When I was a young child growing up Not On Your Nellie was a popular saying, it was years later that I realised it was also the the name of a popular ITV sitcom.Not On your Nellie was screened a year after ...

And Mother Makes Five, 1974

The follow up series to And Mother Makes Three, picked up where the original left off, again broadcast on ITV for four series totaling twenty six episodes, between 1974 and 1976.It had the same writing team...