Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers, 1975 A timeless classic that remains funny no matter how many times you watch it.  Broadcast on BBC 2 over two series of six episodes each, the first in 1975 and the second in 1979, Fawlty Tower...

Hold The Sunset !

Hold The Sunset, 2018 Hold The Sunset, heavily trailed as John Cleese's return to sitcom after 43 years.  Even John Cleese himself got on the promotion trail. Screened in a prime time Sunday night slot and ...
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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...
From caimbridge footlights to bbc radio 2 it's I'm Sorry I\lll read that again

From The Footlights To Radio……

I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again, 1964 I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again originated from the famous Cambridge University Footlights (an amateur dramatic club in Cambridge, run by Cambridge University students). ...
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Marty Feldman Stars In….

Marty, 1968 Marty Fieldman was until 1967 perhaps best known as a comedy writer.  When he became part of the cast of At Last The 1948 Show.  Fresh from the success of this came Fieldman's first TV series in hi...
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Monty Python’s Life Of Brian

Monty Python's Life Of Brian - 1979 Perhaps the best remembered and best loved of the Python movies.  Life Of Brian was hugely controversial, but hysterically funny. The film does contain themes of religiou...
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Some Mothers Do Ave News….

February 2018, Comedy News Round Up February is turning out to be quite a month for comedy. Comedian Joe Pasquale announced last year that he wa to play Frank Spencer in a stage version of hit 1970's sitcom...