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...

70 Years Of British Comedy – 1960’s

Part Three - The 1960's - An Offer ? Continuing our look back at some of the the highlights in British Comedy over the last 70 years we reach the 1960's.  In this post you'll read about two comedians making a ...

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...

Rising Damp

The Course Of True Love Never Runs Smooth In Rising Damp Without doubt ITV's finest sitcom and definitely worthy of it's classic status.Rising Damp ran for twenty eight episodes over four series between 19...

ITMA – It’s That Man Again

Can I Do You Now Sir ?Today 20th March Dame Vera Lynn celebrates her 103rd birthday.  To mark the occasion we’re running this war time classic that kept a nation laughing through it’s darkest days.It’s ...