The Bargee

The Bargee, 1964 The Bargee is a British comedy film.Released in 1964 the film included amongst it's credits the coming together of a team that had all worked together before: Harry H. Corbett, Duncan Wood...

Rhubarb And More Rhubarb

Rhubarb The Film, 1969 and Rhubarb, Rhubarb, TV, 1980 Like 'The Plank' before it Rhubarb was an Eric Sykes short film that had a Television remake of a similar name.The original Rhubarb went on general rel...

The Jewel In The Crown

WARNING: This post contains video material some may find racially offensive The Jewel In The Crown, 1985 The Jewel In The Crown that wasn't quite The Jewel In The Crown.  A Pilot episode for a BBC sitcom that...

The Big Freeze

The Big Freeze, 1993 The Big Freeze is a 1993 short TV Movie written and directed by Eric Sykes.In a similar vein to The Plank and other Sykes directorial vehicles, the film is a silent comedy featuring an...

Eric Sykes Goes Colour

Sykes, 1972 Sykes was the full colour BBC sitcom written by and Starring Eric Sykes.   It ran for sixty eight episodes over seven series between 1972 and 1979.Of sixty eight episodes forty three were re-ma...
A cast list that reads like a who's who of comedy legends star in eric sykes' the plank both in cinemas in 1967 and on tv in 1979

The Story Of A Plank?

The Plank - 1967 (Cinema), 1979 (TV) Based on a comedy sketch called "Sykes and a Plank", which was written by Eric Sykes for his comedy television series "Sykes and a" An all star line up come together in thi...

Eric Sykes In Profile

Eric Sykes, 1923 - 2012 Eric Sykes was one of the last remaining Great British post-war comedians, a legend in his own right with a career that spanned over 50 years.  Perhaps best remembered for his sitcoms w...

Howerd’s Hour

Howerd's Hour, 1968 A one off special starring the late, great, Frankie Howerd and guests.  Not to be confused with the later Frankie Howerd's Hour, screened in 1971.The show was first screened in 1968. ...

It’s A Fair Cop

It's A Fair Cop, 1961By 1961 Eric Sykes was well known for his writing skills having written numerous radio shows for others and had even appeared in his own TV series.  However It's A Fair Cop was hi...

Cut !

Cut! Bloopers And Outtakes From The Cutting Room Floor In tribute to the great It'll Be Alright On The Night we've put together a selection of outtakes and bloopers from some of the best known shows.Clips ...