Butterflies, Christmas 1979

Butterflies, Christmas With The Parkinsons, 1979 Butterflies, 1979, it's hard to believe that this classic is now almost  forty years old. Hugely popular in it's day Butterflies only ever served up one full...

It’s The One With The Hippo !

The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, 1976 The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin was a series of novels which were developed into a British sitcom starring Leonard Rossiter in the title role, by their author Da...
geoffrey palmer stars in the forgotten chanel 4 1980's sitcom fairly secret army

Fairly Secret Army

Fairly Secret Army, 1984 Whilst Fairly Secret Army was not a spin off from Reginald Perrin, many people felt that the main character was similar to Jimmy in the popular TV series.  Perhaps the reason behind th...
Peter Bowles takes over from geoffrety palmer for series two of Executive Stress

Penelope Keith Has Executive Stress

Executive Stress, 1986 Another of those comedies that were popular at the time, but in today's age of multi- channel TV seems largeley to have been put on the back burner. Executive Stress was inspired by t...

Butterflies

Butterflies, 1978 From the pen of Carla Lane (Liver Birds and Bread) came this clever sitcom about a frustrated housewife and her family.  Strangely, despite it's popularity it was broadcast on BBC2.  Over fou...