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...

The Detectives

The Detectives, 1993 What started life as a five minute sketch as part of Jasper Carrott's sketch/stand-up show Canned Carrott, became so popular that it was adapted for TV.  It ran for five series spanning tw...

Wilfrid Brambell In Profile

Wilfrid Brambell, 1912 - 1985 Irish film and TV actor Wilfrid Brambell will always be best known for his roles in the hit BBC comedy Steptoe and Son and as Paul Mc Cartney's fictional Grandfather in The Beatle...

British Classic Comedy Talk To Adrienne Conway

It was a bolt out of the blue, when we ran a post about a 1980’s sitcom “Streets Apart” an email popped up from the writer telling us it was nice to see that people still remembered it, as it was a long time ag...

A History Of Christmas Specials

Where Did The Festive Favourite Start? We recently started a run of Christmas themed posts starting with  Hancock's 45 minutes. An extended Christmas type episode, although not officially billed as a Christmas...
Kenny Everett stars in his popular ITV series The Kenny Everett Video show

Kenny Everett At Christmas

Kenny Everett Christmas show - 1981 Having fallen out with Thames, Kenny Everett was offered a prime time live audience,. sketch based show by the BBC.Entitled "The Kenny Everett Television Show" five seri...