High Street Blues

High Street Blues - 1989 Not to be confused with the popular US Police show of a similar name.  The title almost seems relevant now, with the major changes sen on the British High Street in recent years.  Howe...

‘Orrible

'Orrible, 2001 'Orrible was another of those TV sitcoms that didn't quite live up to expectations.  Written by TV and Radio presenter Johnny Vaughan it ran for just one series of eight episodes in 2001.Thi...

Hugh and I

Hugh and I, 1962 Hugh and I sees two comedy greats line up in another of those sitcoms that seems to have been brushed aside.Hugh and I starred Terry Scott and Hugh Lloyd playing themselves, as two friends...
Norman Beaton is Desmond in the popular TV series Desmonds

Desmonds

Desmonds, 1989 Something from Channel 4 that perhaps doesn't get the credit it deserves.  Desmond's was a Channel 4 sitcom, featuring a predominantly Black British Guyanese cast, that ran for 6 series between ...

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...

His Lordship Entertains

His Lordship Entertains, 1972 His Lordship Entertains was the second outing for Ronnie Barker's Lord Rustless character, who we had first seen three years earlier in  Hark at Barker.As well as getting a wh...
Martin Jarvis stars as Oliver Pryde in BBC 70's sitcom rings on their fingers

Rings On Their Fingers

Rings On Their Fingers, 1978 There are so many sitcoms that get forgotten about, despite their poularity at the time of broadcast.  Rings On Their Fingers is a perfect example running for twenty episodes over ...

Romany Jones

Romany Jones - 1972 All to often when talking about that golden age of comedy (1970's) some great ITV gems get forgotten about.Romany Jones is one such example.  Created by Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe ...

Get Well Soon

Get Well Soon, 1997 The 1990's saw the return of many famous names from the world of comedy from writers to actors.  Get Well soon came from the pen of two very well known sitcom writers: Ray Galton and John A...