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...
cast of the 1979 ITV comedy room service

Room Service, 1979

When we started British Classic Comedy the aim was to re-visit all those old classics we all remember and to seek out some of those forgotten or better best forgotten (depends on your point of view) sitcoms tha...
Proving there's life after on the buses Reg Varney stars in the ITV comedy Down the gate

Down The Gate – 1975

It was The Apprentice, task one that got me thinking about this forgotten gem. 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...

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...