jean alexander makes her debut as auntie wainwright in last of the summer wine

Last Of The Summer Wine – Crums, 1988

Enter Auntie Wainwright It's Christmas 1988 and the series that followed would be the last to feature Seymour.  In this episode we meet Howard's Auntie Wainwright who was about to become a permanent fixture in...
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

The Funny Side Of Christmas - 1982 The Funny Side Of Christmas was a one off BBC Christmas offering broadcast in 1982, presented by Frank Muir and featuring mini episodes/sketches of some popular BBC comedies,...

The Finest Vintage Summer Wine

Last Of The Summer Wine - The Compo Years It's less than a week before we remember it was ten years since the we took our very last sip of Summer Wine. Last Of The Summer Wine is the longest ever running sitco...

Carry On Nurse

Carry On Nurse, 1959 The top grossing film of 1959 in the UK and the second outing for the Carry On team.  Carry On Nurse was based on the play Ring For Catty by Patrick Cargill and Jack Beale.  It's interesti...

Bill Owen In Profile

Bill Owen, 1914 - 1999 Bill Owen will always be remembered for his role as Compo in Last Of The Summer Wine, a role he played from 1973 up until his death in 1999.Quick BioBorn William John Owen Rowbot...

Uncle Of the Bride

Uncle Of the Bride, A Last Of The Summer Wine Special, 1986 Summer Wine fans had a real treat with Christmas and New Year T.V. in 1985/86.  A feature length New Year's Day special.  Brian Wilde had left to per...