Life Of Riley, 2008

A slow burner best describes this BBC sitcom.  Life Of Riley, ran for three series totaling twenty episodes, but after the first series it was savaged by the critics, with perhaps the most venomous comments com...
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The Office

The Office, 2001 This was the show that made Ricky Gervais a household name.  Co - Written with Stephen Merchant the show ran for a total of 14 episodes, two series of 6 episodes each between 2001 and 2002 cul...

The Thick Of It, 2005

Yes Minister The RE-  Generation? Sorry we couldn't resist.  Often described as the 21st century's answer to Yes Minister, The Thick Of It, is the comedy TV series that saturises the inner workings of British ...

Johnny Speight – In Profile

Johnny Speight, 1920 - 1998 Firstly, the boring bits: we've compiled this post from information available to us at the time and therefore it may not contain as much detail as we might like.  If and when more d...

Dads Army Marching Back To The Big Screen

It seems we cant get enough of  classic comedy remakes as the news today has been full of Dads Army's return.It seems the story broke yesterday in The Sunday Times and has found it's way everywhere else ove...

The Kumars At No. 42 – 2001

The Kumars at No. 42 was originally a BBC comedy talk show that ran for seven series, a total of fifty three episodes.  Making it's debut on BBC2 in 2001, the show went on to win an International Emmy Award in ...

Reggie Perrin – 2009

Looking at what I call comeback TV, where an old favourite is given a new lease of life with an all new up to date version.Programs that have found themselves in this position include Come Dancing, re-launc...