Timothy spall is among an all star cast for the cricket themed outside edge

Owzat ! For A Sitcom

Outside Edge, 1994 Outside Edge was a TV sitcom adapted from a 1979 play of the same name.The play was first adapted as a one off TV show before it's final adaptation to a series in 1994.Outside Edge r...

Holding The Baby

Holding The Baby, 1997 Holding The Baby was an ITV sitcom that ran for 13 episodes over 2 series.  During series 1 the show had an average audience of 6.85 million viewers, this made it 1997's 16th-highest rat...

Shelley, 1979

Shelley, 1979 Hugely popular in it's day and another one pushed to the back of the queue when they're looking at programs to repeat on TV.The show was made by Thames Television and first hit our screens in...

A Sharp Intake Of Breath

A Sharp Intake Of Breath, 1978 A Sharp Intake of Breath is an ITV sitcom that aired for 3 series that ran to 21 episodes from 1978 to 81, after a pilot episode in 1977.  When the series ended it's star went on...
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Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts, 2003 A Sunday night classic.  Creature comforts made it's TV debut on ITV Sunday nights back in 2003, but the characters themselves had first popped up in a 1989 British humorous animated sh...

Holding The Fort

Holding The Fort, 1980 Here's a sitcom that seems to have slipped under the radar in it doesn't appear on any repeat schedules or benefit from a DVD release.  It seems strange, considering all the well known n...

Barbara

Barbara, 1995 The 1990's is not always best remembered for it's comedy output even though there were a few hidden gems to be had, Barbara being one such example.After a pilot in 1995, as part of ITV's Come...

Hope It Rains

Hope It Rains, 1991 Continuing our look back at some of the lesser known works from some of TV sitcom's finest writers.  This week we turn our attentions to John Esmonde and Bob Larbey.By 1991 this duo had...