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 ...
vintage bbc logo as would have probably been used around the time of the light program

70 Years Of British Comedy, 1940’s

Part One - After The War We are going tore-run a series of posts looking back over the last 70 years of great British comedy. This time we go all the way through to the present day.We've tagged some of the...
the old thames tv title card that appeared on so many classic itv shows

70 Years Of British Comedy

1970's Part Two - ITV ITV so often seemed to be forgotten when talking about comedy classics with a few exceptions.  However during the 1970's they produced some classics.  Again this post is merely a reminder...

Only Fools And Horses – Part One

The Leonard Pearce Years 1981 - 1983 Voted number one in a 2004 BBC poll to find Britain's Best Sitcom Only Fools And Horses ran for a total of sixty three episodes over seven series (1981–83, 1985–86, 1989 an...
some of Tessa Le Bars' best known clients

We Talk To Tessa Le Bars

Tessa Le Bars is a lady who entered the entertainment world as a "Girl Friday" working for initially Associated London Scripts and then onto The Robert Stigwood Organisation.  She went on to represent some of t...