Open All Hours

Open All Hours, 1976 In Tribute To Lynda Barron, 1939 - 2022A true classic sitcom.  Starting out  as the opening episode of the Seven Of One series in 1973, Open All Hours ran for twenty six episodes over ...
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,...

Only Fools And Horses – Part 2

The Buster Merryfield Years, 1985 - 1991 In part one we saw how Only Fools And Horses established itself as one of the BBC’s more popular comedies, the Christmas Special of 1983 marked a significant point in t...

Only Fools And Horses – Part One

The Leonard Pearce Years 1981 - 1983 Voted number one in a 2004 BBC poll to find Britain's Best Sitcom Only Fools And Horses ran for a total of sixty three episodes over seven series (1981–83, 1985–86, 1989 an...
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David Jason Embarks On A Quest…..

The Quest, 2002 As we celebrate 40 years of Only Fools And Horses we take a quick look at some of the less well remembered work of the lead actors.  Today it's the turn of Sir David Jason.The Quest, The Se...

Porterhouse Blue

Porterhouse Blue, 1987 Porterhouse Blue was a four part mini series adapted from a novel of the same name by Tom Sharpe.It featured an all star cast and was seen as a social satire on life at Cambridge Col...

A Sharp Intake Of Breath

A Sharp Intake Of Breath, 1978 A Sharp Intake of Breath is an ITV sitcom that aired for 3 series that ran to 21 episodes from 1978 to 81, after a pilot episode in 1977.  When the series ended it's star went on...