70 Years Of British Comedy – 1960’s

Part Three - The 1960's - An Offer ? Continuing our look back at some of the the highlights in British Comedy over the last 70 years we reach the 1960's.  In this post you'll read about two comedians making a ...
harry secombe, peter sellers and spike miilgan began their classic goon show in the 1950's

70 Years Of British Comedy – 1950’s

The 1950's - The Great British Sitcom Is Born Continuing our look back at some of the key moments in the changing face of comedy over the last 70 years. In the history of British Comedy the 1950's is perhap...
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Harry H. Corbett In Profile

Harry H. Corbett 1925 - 1982 He would have been 92 today! Harry H. Corbett will forever be remembered for his starring role alongside Wilfrid Brambell in Steptoe and Son, during the 1960's and 1970's. De...
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Alan Simpson: 1929 – 2017

Legendary Comedy Writer Alan Simpson Has Died, Aged 87 Alan Simpson of writing duo Galton and Simpson has died at the age of 87, his manager has said. The pair created sitcoms including Hancock's Half Hour an...
UK Drama are now repeating vintage Black abd white episodes of steptoe and son

Vintage Steptoe Back On TV!

Steptoe And Son, The Early Years, 1962 - 1965 For years I've ranted and raved at the lack of repeats of classic black and white shows on TV.  Finally we have a classic back on TV.  Steptoe and Son.  What's mor...