BBC Comedy Playhouse

BBC Comedy Playhouse - 2014 In March of 2014, following in the footsteps of a trend of reviving old shows the BBC announced the return of the classic Comedy Playhouse.The press release headline read:"S...

Outnumbered

Outnumbered, 2007 Originally airing in 2007 Outnumbered initially ran for four series totalling twenty five episodes and a Christmas Special.The series is unique in that rather than the children learning s...

Canned Carrott

Canned Carrott, 1990 After a string of TV successes in the late 1970's and through the 1980's, there was no slowing Jasper Carrott down as we arrived in the 1990's.Canned Carrot ran for two series , twelve...
Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt star in the long running bbd radio series the now show on bbc radio 4

The Now Show

The Now Show, 1998 Proving that Radio comedy is still a force to be reckoned with: The Now Show is still going strong more than twenty years after it first hit the airwaves.The series is a successor to pop...

Carrott Confidential

Carrott Confidential - 1987 - 1989 Birmingham's greatest comic export kept the nation laughing with a variety of shows predominently on a Saturday Night.  We take a look at Carrott Confidential, that was compu...

The Mary Whitehouse Experience (Radio)

The Mary Whitehouse Experience, 1989 During the 1980's, a new genre of comedy had begun to emerge, today we know it as alternative comedy and The Mary Whitehouse Experience fits nicely into the category.Or...

Fleabag

Fleabag, 2016 Fleabag is a British Comedy Drama that ran for two series across three channels.  Originally co-produced by Two Brothers Pictures with Amazon Studios, for digital channel BBC Three.The series...
a 2017 version of animal magic ?

Animal Magic For The 21st Century

The Zoo, 2017 We told you about the cult kids TV series Animal Magic and how it brought animals to life with some help from Johnnie Morris.Well you can't keep a good idea down as the BBC launch their new C...
pointless celebrities 2016 sitcom special

Pointless – Celebrities

Pointless - Celebrities - Sitcom Special, 2016 As part of the BBC's Landmark comedy season, panel games get in on the act with a special edition of the panel show.  This one featured celebrities from the world...