Which Way To The War?

Which Way To The War? 1994 We're having a look back at some of the lesser known works from some of comedy's greatest writers.Which Way to the War was David Croft's only ITV sitcom and their last World War ...

Sam And Janet

Sam And Janet, 1967 Running for 15 episodes over 2 series Sam and Janet was an ITV sitcom.Now over 50 years old it was thought that the series was missing in the archives until an episode appeared on You T...

Bloomers

Bloomers, 1979 This five part sitcom was Richard Beckinsale's final work before his sad passing.The writer got the idea for Bloomers while talking with actor John Challis, who owned and worked at a garden ...
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...

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...