Minder, 1979

Minder - The Dennis Waterman Years - 1979 - 1985 and 1988 - 1989 Originally intended as a vehicle for Dennis Waterman, it also made George Cole's Arthur Daley one of the all time great comedy characters.Mi...

Root Into Europe

Root Into Europe, 1992 Thirty years on and we are still wondering are we better in or out?Classic comedy drama with George Cole.  Root into Europe was definitely of it's time, as at the time of broadcast (...

The Bounder

The Bounder, 1982 George Cole is probably best remembered for his role as Arthur Daley in Minder, but here he turns up in the ITV sitcom - The Bounder.  Two series were made totalling 14 episodes by Yorkshire ...

Minder On The Orient Express

Minder On The Orient Express - 1985 Minder's first feature length episode headed ITV's Christmas schedules for 1985.  Accompanied by an all star cast it's laughs from start to finish with Terry and Arthur as t...

Blott On The Landscape

Blott On The Landscape, 1985 The six part TV comedy drama series based on the 1975 novel by Tom Sharpe.Screened on the BBC the in 1985, the TV series is set ten years after the book and makes a number of s...

My Good Friend

My Good Friend, 1995 My Good friend was an ITV sitcom that ran for 2 series of 7 episodes each between 1995 and 1996.  It's another of those forgotten shows written by a well known writer, in this case Bob Lar...
Schoolgirl tearaways at St Trinians

The Belles of St Trinian’s

The Belles of St Trinian's, 1954 St Trinian's is of course is the fictional boarding school for girls, the creation of English cartoonist Ronald Searle.  The first cartoon had appeared in 1941, but shortly aft...

A Life Of Bliss

A Life Of Bliss On Radio And TV A Life Of Bliss started life as a BBC Radio sitcom in 1953.  The show ran for one hundred and sixteen episodes and a one off short over seven series between 1953 and 1969.In...

Dad

Dad, 1997 Proving there's life after Minder, here's another of those great sitcoms that largely seems to have been forgotten about.  Dad starred George Cole and ran for two series and a Christmas Special, thir...