Wilfrid Brambell In Profile

Wilfrid Brambell, 1912 - 1985 Irish film and TV actor Wilfrid Brambell will always be best known for his roles in the hit BBC comedy Steptoe and Son and as Paul Mc Cartney's fictional Grandfather in The Beatle...

A History Of Christmas Specials

Where Did The Festive Favourite Start? We recently started a run of Christmas themed posts starting with  Hancock's 45 minutes. An extended Christmas type episode, although not officially billed as a Christmas...

Ray Galton Has Died

Ray Galton One Of The Creators Of Sitcom Has Died, Aged 88 Ray Galton OBE, one of the "fathers and creators of British sitcom", has died aged 88. The scriptwriter died on Friday night after a "long and hear...