Dr Willoughby

Dr Willoughby, 1999 An often forgotten sitcom from the late nineties featuring Joanna Lumley. Broadcast on ITV it was Lumley’s first sitcom since Absolutely Fabulous.  Unfortunately the series was not the s...
david essex stars in 1980's bbc sitcom the river

The River

The River, 1988 When the pop star met the sitcom.  Legendary pop star David Essex starred in this six part BBC sitcom that first aired in 1988. Sources have often stated the series producer/director Susan B...

Chalk And Cheese

Chalk And Cheese, 1979 Chalk and Cheese was a short lived sitcom made by ITV and staring Michael Crawford and Robin Hawdon. The idea for the series came from a one off comedy also screened in 1977 called: S...

Roll Over Beethoven

Roll Over Beethoven, 1985 An early sitcom from the writers of Birds Of A Feather and another one that seems to have been forgotten about. Roll Over Beethoven was recorded in two six episode blocks but broad...
prunella gee stars in this forgotten 80's sic fi comedy kinvig

Kinvig

Kinvig - 1981 Running for only one series of seven episodes and never repeated, many readers may have forgotten about this little gem. Written by Nigel Kneale, of Quatermass fame it was intended as a send u...
jimmy jewel stars in the itv sitcom spring and autumn

Spring And Autumn

Spring And Autumn, 1973 Another forgotten sitcom.  Not so much forgotten, more it hasn't benefited from frequent repeats. Spring and Autumn was written by the successful writing duo that brought us Nearest ...

My Wife Next Door

My Wife Next Door, 1972 Unless you are a sitcom fanatic, then My Wife Next Door, a little gem from the BBC is somthing of a rarity, in that up until recently there were no DVD releases and it is one of many th...
timothy west stars in brass

Brass

Brass, 1983 An unusual comedy drama from ITV that ran originally for three series, before coming back for a second bite at the cherry in 1990 on Channel 4. A very clever and dry comedy, that used convoluted...