The Good Life

Going Green With The Goods In.. The Good Life, 1975 Perhaps one of the most endearing sitcoms ever written, The Good Life was the original environment friendly comedy.  It covered so many issues so well.  Fro...

The Real McCoy

The Real McCoy, 1991Considered ground breaking at the time The real McCoy was a comedy sketch show eaturing an array of black and Asian comedy stars.First aired in 1991 the show ran for five full series...
suits you sir, the tailors from the fast show

Suits You……

The Fast Show - 1994 The Fast Show was brainchild of Paul Whitehouse and his writing partner and friend, Charlie Higson (who had previously enjoyed some success in the UK as a musician with the band The Higson...
clive dunn stars in hit 1970's bbc kids comedy grandadc kids

Not Just Corporal Jones

Grandad, 1979 Clive Dunn will perhaps always be best remembered for his role as Corporal Jones in Dad's Army.  However among his many other roles was his successful venture into children's television with this...

Brian Wilde – In Profile

Brian Wilde, 1953 - 2008 Brian Wilde will perhaps be best remembered for his roles in hit sitcoms Porridge and Last Of The Summer Wine.Quick BioVery little in the way of biography exists within the pub...

Fawlty Towers, Communication Problems

Fawlty Towers, Communication Problems, 1979 Fawlty Towers remains one of Britain's most beloved sitcoms, even if it is over forty years since it ended.Everybody has a favourite episode and this has to be o...

The League of Gentlemen TV series

The League of Gentlemen - 1999 Something a little different.  This show has been labelled with a bit of every tag in TV: Horror, Comedy, Cult.  Officially it was written as a comedy.The League of Gentlemen...

Gimme Gimme Gimme !

Gimme Gimme Gimme ! - 1999 An independent production for the BBC, Gimme Gimme Gimme was the outrageous sitcom that ran for three series between 1999 and 2001.  There were also two specials: Millennium special:...

The Likely Lads Radio Series

The Likely Lads Radio Series - 1967 The Likely Lads was a popular TV comedy series set in the North of England.  In 1967 one of the show's main stars, James Bolam adapted 16 episodes of the TV show for Radio. ...

My Hero

My Hero - 2000 It's the one with the Irish superhero, the TV Doctor and that brilliant Doctor's receptionist.Running for six series (fifty one episodes), My Hero was a brilliant piece of send up of the way...