Simon Cadell stars in Life Without George

Life Without George, 1987

Another one of those sitcoms that despite being popular at the time seems largely forgotten about.It starred Simon Cadell of Hi-De-Hi fame and ran for three series between 1987 and 1989.  The series has bee...

Emery Presents……1982

In 1979, Dick Emery had jumped ship to ITV, a year later in 1980 he returned to the BBC with his popular Dick Emery Show.  By 1982 Emery was growing tired of the existing format of his BBC show and wanted to fi...

EastEnders 30 Years Old Today

Unless you live on planet Mars it can't have escaped your notice that the BBC has an anniversary to celebrate.  EastEnders may well have reached the grand old age of 30, but by and large it's not had many laugh...

Waiting For God, 1990

This often overlooked classic from the 1990's made humour from what was by then becoming a growing business - retirement homes.  The series ran for five series totaling forty seven episodes between 1990 and 199...

2Point4 Children, 1991

Huge BBC hit sitcom from the 90's, that in it's early days regularly drew audiences of 14 million.  It ran for eight series, five Christmas Specials, a total of fifty six episodes.The final episode on 30th ...

Hugh and I

Hugh and I, 1962 Two comedy greats line up in another of those sitcoms that seems to have been brushed aside.  Hugh and I starred Terry Scott and Hugh Lloyd playing themselves, as two friends sharing lodgings ...