title card for the bbc's summertime special

Summertime Special

Summertime Special, 1981 After the success of Seaside Special in the 1970's, the BBC decided to revive the idea in the 1980's. This time instead of a Big Top the BBC visited seaside piers.  Very little info...

The Comedians Christmas Cracker

The Comedians Christmas Cracker, 1993 In the early 1970's producer Johnnie Hamp hit upon a simple idea that would turn into a hugely successful TV series that ran from 1971 until 1985.  It returned with a new ...
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Tribute To The Late….

In the last six years since we started this site we have lost some of Britain's most beloved entertainers.  From those who played characters in our favourite sitcoms to the true legends of entertainment. So ...

Frank Carson, 1926 – 2012

"It's a cracker, it's the way I tell 'em"  They certainly were and it certainly was. Frank Carson was one of the country's most popular stand up comedians, famed for his quick fire gags and immortal catchphrase...