Take It From Here

Take It From Here - 1948 In Tribute To Denis Norden, 1922 - 2018 To some this was the very first British sitcom a subject we discussed in an earlier post. Take It From Here was the popular Sunday BBC  Ra...

Les Dawson In Profile

Les Dawson, 1931 - 1993 Thirty years ago today we lost one of the all time greats: Les Dawson. Les was one of Britain's best loved comics, master of the monologue, nobody could tell a Mother In Law joke qui...
70 years of british comedy 1990's

70 Years Of British Classic Comedy

70 Years Of British Classic Comedy, 1990's The decade that brought us the poll tax and the first gulf war.  It also saw the resignation of Mrs Thatcher, replaced by John Major.  Then of course it was Tony Blai...
Carla Lane's son picks his personal favourite episode of bread remembering the appearence of her grandchildren singing at the end.

Bread, Guest Post

Bread, Christmas, 1989 If you wanted to pick a feature sitcom from the 1980's there are many you could have gone for.   However as we aproach the first anniversary of Carla Lane's death it seemed fitting to lo...
spitting image was just one of the many comedy highlights of the 1980's

70 Years Of British Comedy

70 Years Of British Comedy, The 1980's Despite it often being remembered for bubblegum pop and dodgy fashions the 1980's was a time of great change. Who would have thought woman prime minister or a Hollywoo...
one of the the most popular sitcoms of the 1970's and still popular today The Good Life

70 Years Of British Comedy – 1970’s

70 Years Of British Comedy - 1970's, Part One, BBC Continuing our look back at some of the comedy highlights of the last 70 years we arrive at the 1970's.  The idea behind the posts is to give readers a quick ...