70 years of british comedy 1990's

Platinum Jubilee Comedy, 1990’s

Platinum Jubilee 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 Blair.  Britain...
spitting image was just one of the many comedy highlights of the 1980's

Platinum Jubilee Comedy, 1980’s

Platinum Jubilee Comedy, The 1980's As we move closer to celebrations marking Her Majesty's 70 years on the throne we're loking back at the changing world ofDespite it often being remembered for bubblegum ...

Only Fools And Horses – Part 2

The Buster Merryfield Years, 1985 - 1991 In part one we saw how Only Fools And Horses established itself as one of the BBC’s more popular comedies, the Christmas Special of 1983 marked a significant point in t...

Les Dawson In Profile

Les Dawson, 1931 - 1993 Les Dawson was one of Britain's best loved comics, master of the monologue, nobody could tell a Mother In Law joke quite like Les Dawson.  Most importantly Les Dawson was not just a com...

The Dick Emery Show

The Dick Emery Show, 1963  From a time when Saturday night television was the highlight of the week.  The Dick Emery show kept millions of us entertained with his hilarious sketches and vast array of eccen...