cast of the 1979 ITV comedy room service

Room Service

Room Service, 1979 Looking at the lesser known works of some of our greatest comedy writers, this week it's Jimmy Perry.Alongside writing partner David Croft, Perry was responsible for some of our best lov...
Ken Jones stars in this 1970's ITV forerunner to Carla Lane's 1980's hit Bread

The Wackers, 1975

Could This Really Be Seen As A Forerunner To Bread? 'Wackers'  a scouse term for mates was also the name of an ill feted TV sitcom (ill feted in that it never really gained much popularity).  Despite a who's w...
Proving there's life after on the buses Reg Varney stars in the ITV comedy Down the gate

Down The Gate

Down The Gate - 1975 On The Buses had been a huge success for both ITV and Reg Varney, so when he left the series mid way through the final series in 1973 the world was his oyster.In 1975, Varney created a...

Two’s Company – 1975

Another forgotten sitcom from the LWT vaults.  This time it's Two's company.  It's surprising that this show has not made it to the day time ITV3 repeats as it was hugely respected in it's day:  nominated for a...