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...

More Forgotten Radio Comedy With The Motorway Men

The Motorway Men - 1972 Recorded around the same time as the Dad's Army Radio Series The Motorway Men Starred Two Of the Dad's Army Cast.A Pilot Episode aired as part of the series 'Comedy Parade' on BBC R...
mrs brown's boys first christmas special 2011

Mrs Brown At Christmas, 2011

Mrs Brown's Boys - Mammy's Ass - Christmas 2011 For this post we travel back to 2011 and the very first Mrs Brown Christmas Special.  Coming at the very end of the first series, series 2 was hot on it's heels ...

Ken Dodd’s Palace Of Laughter

Ken Dodd's Palace Of Laughter 1986 - 1987 It is so difficult to pin down any detailed information on Ken Dodd's TV and Radio work, but we have managed to gather together some information for this post.This...