the cast of the bbc tv series are you being served?

Life Experience And The Sitcom

How Life Experience Has Brought Us Some Of Our Best Sitcoms. Whilst the above may not be true of every great sitcom it's certainly true for some of the greats as we'll find out in this post.Open All Hours ...

Sitcom Life

Sitcom Life, Part 4 - Work We're looking at how the great British sitcom has portrayed every day life.  In today's posts we are going to look at work.Perhaps a traditional office job?https://youtu.be/I...

Were These TV’s Most Controversial Sitcoms

You Can't Show That ! Well They Did In The Day Sitcoms are no stranger to controversy, even today with watershed times, language etc.  However in years gone by they just put them out and worried about it later...

A Comic Look At Easing Lockdown

Lockdown Easing Through The Eyes Of Sitcom? As we now have a plan for the easing we thought it might be amusing to tag what we can of the plan to sitcoms.  So here we go.March 8th - Return To School, meet ...

Grace And Favour

Grace and Favour, 1992Retirement Grace Brothers’ style!Grace And Favour was the sequel off from the hugely successful Are You Being Served?The idea of a retirement home was first mentioned in the or...

Argos, End Of an Era?

The End Of An Era, But What Was Making us Laugh 48 Years Ago? This week catalogue retailer Argos announced the end of their famous catalogue, after 48 years.  we thought it might be interesting to turn the clo...
the cast of the 2016 remake of ae you being served line up

Is There Life In Those Old Shows?

Is There Life In Those Old Shows? Part 3 -  Are You Being Served?In viewof the success of  UKTV's re-makes of the three missing Dad's Army Episodes, we're asking is there still life in the old shows, or sh...
the cast of the 2016 remake of ae you being served line up

Old Hands, New Faces

Are You Being Served, 2016 To celebrate 60 years since Hancock's Half Hour first hit TV screens, the BBC launched a season of remakes and updates of classic sitcoms.  One of which was Are You Being Served?...