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...
Terry Scott and June Whitfield star in their earlier sitcom happy ever after

Terry And June Make Their TV Debut

Happy Ever After - 1974 This is one of those sitcoms that needs dusting down and re-showing if only out of pure nostalgia.  Happy Ever After was the forerunner to Terry and June.  It ran for five series totali...

The Frontline

The Frontline, 1984 Starring Paul Barber (Denzil , Only Fools and Horses), The Frontline was a BBC sitcom that aired for six episodes in late 1984.A pilot episode was broadcast in the 1970's entitled "On T...

Cannon And Ball Do Sitcom…

Plaza Patrol - 1991 Cannon and Ball had been household names in the 1980's with their prime time Saturday night show.  That came to an end in 1988 and by the 1990's they decided to take a new direction into si...

Two in Clover

Two in Clover, 1969 Currently showing on Forces TV.Two in clover ran for two series between 1969 and 1970, for thirteen episodes.  It was around this time that colour was fast becoming the must have televi...

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 ...