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...

Blackadder II – 1986

In the second series of the highly successful comedy our hero has come down in the world a little. No longer a Prince the main character is now Lord Edmund Blackadder, the great-grandson of the original Black A...

Blackadder – The Third – 1987

Set in Britain's Regency Period,  late 18th and early 19th centuries.  The third series of the hugely popular comedy sees the Blackadder family fortunes drop further.  In series 1 Blackadder was a Prince, serie...

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...