The Ultimate Compo Tribute?

Last Of The Summer Wine, It's Never Ten Years, 2008 It was during series 29 that the show chose to pay tribute to it's greatest character - Compo.  Played by Bill Owen, Compo  had been at the contrite of the s...
frank muir presents a selection of special sketches from BBC's top sitcoms in a special one off show: The Funny Side Of Christmas

The Funny Side Of Christmas – 1982

We're always on the lookout for somthing that doesn't get a mention very often, imagine our delight when we came across this little gem from the BBC. It's very difficult to get exact details on this piece, v...
jean alexander makes her debut as auntie wainwright in last of the summer wine

Last Of The Summer Wine – Crums, 1988

Enter Auntie Wainwright As a tribute to Jean Alexander who died on Friday evening we've moved Christmas to October to look back at the very first appearence of Auntie Wainwright, a character who would stay wit...

Vintage Summer Wine

Last Of The Summer Wine - The Compo Years To date, 2015, Last Of The Summer Wine is the longest ever running sitcom, even though it ended in 2010.  Over thirty seven years it would clock up 295 episodes over t...