Our House

Our House - 1960 Here's a sitcom that you definitely won't have seen on satellite/digital TV.  Our House is an almost forgotten gem from the pen of early Carry On writer Norman Hudis.The series ran for two...

Rhubarb And More Rhubarb

Rhubarb The Film, 1969 and Rhubarb, Rhubarb, TV, 1980 Like 'The Plank' before it Rhubarb was an Eric Sykes short film that had a Television remake of a similar name.The original Rhubarb went on general rel...

The World Of Beachcomber

The World Of Beachcomber, 1968 The World Of Beachcomber was a surreal TV comedy sketch inspired by thew Beachcomber column in the Daily Express newspaper.Two series were broadcast in colour from 1968 (seri...

Eric Sykes Goes Colour

Sykes, 1972 Sykes was the full colour BBC sitcom written by and Starring Eric Sykes.   It ran for sixty eight episodes over seven series between 1972 and 1979.Of sixty eight episodes forty three were re-ma...

ITMA – It’s That Man Again

Can I Do You Now Sir ?Today 20th March Dame Vera Lynn celebrates her 103rd birthday.  To mark the occasion we’re running this war time classic that kept a nation laughing through it’s darkest days.It’s ...

Howerd’s Hour

Howerd's Hour, 1968 A one off special starring the late, great, Frankie Howerd and guests.  Not to be confused with the later Frankie Howerd's Hour, screened in 1971.The show was first screened in 1968. ...
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Carry On Christmas – 1972

Carry On Christmas (or Carry On Stuffing) The third Carry On Christmas Special and often considered the weakest of the four.Production of this TV special was not without it's problems.  The first of these ...

It’s A Fair Cop

It's A Fair Cop, 1961By 1961 Eric Sykes was well known for his writing skills having written numerous radio shows for others and had even appeared in his own TV series.  However It's A Fair Cop was hi...

Carry On Cabby

Carry On Cabby - 1963 Carry On Film number seven.  Carry On Cabby hit the big screens in 1963 and was reputably Hattie Jacques' favourite of the series.  Although the seventh film it was the first one written ...