dawn french stars as a number of characters inBen Elton's Happy Familie

Happy Families

Happy Families, 1985 Ben Elton's spin on the brilliant 1949 Ealing film Kind Hearts And Coronets cast Jennifer Saunders in multiple roles: as all four daughters of the Fuddle family and also as their mad grann...
cast of the hit itv 1980's sketch show alfresco

Alfresco

Alfresco - 1983 Some well known names from the world of comedy assemble for this forgotten ITV sketch show.Conceived as an answer to the BBC's hugely successful Not The Nine O' Clock News, Alfresco ran for...

Blackadder – The Third

 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 serie...
ben ellton is the man from auntie bbc's 1990 hit comedy show

The Man From Auntie – 1990

The Man From Auntie 1990 - 1994 This was the series that brought Ben Elton to the front of the screen, as opposed to being a writer.  Ben Elton: The Man from Auntie was the BBC comedy series written and perfor...

Blackadder II

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 o...
rowan atkinson is Mr Bean in the hit TV shows of the same name

Mr Bean

Mr Bean 1990 - 1995 Hugely popular with Audiences of the day (1992's episode, The Trouble with Mr Bean, gained an audience of 18.75 million) and perhaps one of the 1990's best remembered comic creations.Ro...

The Young Ones

The Young Ones - 1982 Perceived by many at the time as the birth of alternative comedy The Young Ones was the cult BBC comedy classic that surprisingly only ran for 12 episodes over 2 series between 1982 and 1...
David mitchell plays wiliam shakespeare in the bbc sitcom upstart crow

Upstart Crow

Upstart Crow, 2016 Originally screened as part of the commemorations for the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death.  However like all good TV it proved to be a hit with viewers and as the first seri...