One Foot In The Grave, Christmas 1990

One Foot In The Grave, Christmas 1990, Who's Listening? This was the first of the One Foot In The Grave Christmas Specials, of which during it's run there were six.SummaryIt's Christmas time and we fin...

All This And Christmas Too

All This And Christmas Too, 1971 All This And Christmas Too was a one off TV festive special, screened in 1971.  The setting and characters were very similar to the popular Bless This House series.  Carry On r...

Only When I Laugh Christmas Special

Only When I Laugh, Christmas Special: Away For Christmas, 1981 Eric Chappell's hospital sitcom ran for four series but there was only ever one Christmas Special.Away for Christmas was first broadcast in De...

Porridge Christmas Special, 1976

Porridge Christmas Special - The Desperate Hours - 1976 Continuing our look back at classic Christmas Specials from years gone by, here's Fletch and Godbher in it up to their necks as usual in this festive edi...

All Star Comedy Carnival

All Star Comedy Carnival, 1969 ITV's answer to BBC's Christmas Night With The Stars.  It ran along similar lines to the BBC offering, but had a much heavier emphasis on the comedy element (although other genre...
russ abbott and friends play a varirty of characters in the ITV hit series russs abbott's madhouse

Russ Abbott’s Christmas Madhouse

Russ Abbott's Christmas Madhouse, 1984 During his time at ITV Russ Abbott made seven series of his popular Madhouse, alongside a number of specials.This 1984 edition was the second and final Christmas show...