Hot Metal

Hot Metal, 1986 In the 1980's tabloid newspapers were well known for their journalistic licence and many referred to them as "gutter press".  It seemed an obvious subject for a sitcom.Hot Metal was a bitin...

Whoops Apocalypse

Whoops Apocalypse, 1982 A whole host of famous names star in this six part sitcom/satire from the early 1980's.Although the series itself only ran through six episodes in 1982, four years later in 1986 the...
roy hudd fronts the long running BBC radio2 comedy series the news huddlines

The News Huddlines

The News Huddlines, 1975 The star of this show, Roy Hudd is celebrated his 80th birthday in 2016 (16th May).The long running Radio series The News Huddlines was the BBC Radio 2 topical comedy sketch show s...

One Foot In The Grave

One Foot In The Grave - 1990 Proof that comedy in the 1990's was not just about revivals.  One Foot In The Grave has become one of the all time great British sitcoms.Over an eleven year period between 1990...
mong the sstars of surreal bbc radio comedy the burkiss way

And Now For Something A Little Surreal…

The Burkiss Way, 1976 The Burkiss Way was a BBC Radio comedy sketch show.  It ran for six series between 1976 and 1980, notching up forty seven episodes along the way.The series took it's roots from two ha...
richard briers stars in the rather dark but very funny tv comedy if you see god tell him

If You See God, Tell Him

If You See God, Tell Him - 1993 Whilst the subject mattewr may be a little delicate, this rather dark comedy has some genuine laugh out very loud moments. The title is a take on the "If you see Sid, tell him",...