They Came From Somewhere Else

They Came From Somewhere Else, 1984 Here's something a little offbeat and almost certainly forgotten as it's never been repeated or made it to video or DVD.They Came From Somewhere Else was a 6 part sitcom...

Pilgrim’s Rest

Pilgrim's Rest, 1997 Pilgrim's Rest was a short lived BBC sitcom that ran for 6 episodes in 1997.Despite two well established actors in Garry Olson and Gwen Taylor in the lead roles the series received onl...

The Mistress

The Mistress, 1985 Swept away under the BBC carpet comes a forgotten little sitcom from writer Carla Lane.The Mistress ran for 2 series of 6 episodes each between 1985 and 1987.  Apart from a very successf...

Here Come The Hippies !

Hippies, 1999 Hippies was a six-part BBC sitcom from the creators of Father Ted.It ran for 1 series of 6 episodes in 1999.The series was Mathews and Linehan's immediate follow up to their hugely popula...
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Not In Front Of The Children

Not In Front Of The Children, 1967 Another forgotten sitcom.  Not In Front Of The Children was Wendy Craig's first sitcom and her first playing what would become something of a trademark acting in many similar...

It’s Not AC/DC

Hell's Bells, 1986 No it's not the classic AC/DC single but a short lived BBC sitcom of the same name starring Derek Nimmo.Hell's Bells ran for 6 episodes in 1986.SummaryThe Dean of Norchester Cath...

Nelson’s Column

Nelson's Column, 1994 One those 'lost'? sitcoms i.e. it never gets a repeat and is largely pushed to the back of the cupboard.  This one ran for two series of six episodes each from 1994.SummaryGavin N...

How Do You Want Me?

How Do You Want Me? 1998 Definitely a forgotten sitcom.  How Do You Want Me? came from the pen of Simon Nye best known for Men Behaving Badly and ran for 12 episodes over 2 series.SummaryWhen newly-wed...

Sharon And Elsie

Sharon And Elsie, 1984 Another forgotten? sitcom.  This one starred Brigit Forsyth.It originally aired for 12 episodes over 2 series between 1984 and 1985.  It's since been repeated once on UK Gold in the ...

Bachelor Father

Bachelor Father, 1970 An almost forgotten BBC sitcom from the pen of Richard Waring whose credits included: Marriage Lines, and Mother Makes...with Wendy Craig.Running for 2 series totalling 22 episodes pl...