Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers, 1975 A timeless classic that remains funny no matter how many times you watch it.  Broadcast on BBC 2 over two series of six episodes each, the first in 1975 and the second in 1979, Fawlty Tower...

Bring Them Back BBC2

We've spent the week looking at some of the comedy first screened on BBC, principally home grown comedy.  However if you're of a certain age, early 40's up over you may remember that time of the evening dedicat...

Yes Minister

Yes Minister, 1980 Yes Minister was a satirical British sitcom that ran on BBC television and radio for three series of seven half hour episodes. The series was a great success both critically and in it's p...

Dear Ladies, 1983

BBC2 is 50 years old this year, so over the course of this week we'll be looking at some of the gems that have made their debut on the channel.  First up it's popular stage act Hinge and Bracket. Dr. Evadne ...