Whoops Apocalypse

Whoops Apocalypse, 1982 A whole host of famous names star in this six part sitcom/satire from the early 1980's. Although the series itself only ran through six episodes in 1982, four years later in 1986 the...

50 Years Old Today !

Monty Python's Flying Circus, 1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus became a television phenomenon that would change the face of British Television Comedy forever. First airing on BBC1 in October of 1969 the se...

Yellowbeard

Thirty Years Ago Today Monty Python Star Graham Chapman Died Yellowbeard, 1983 Celebrating 50 years of Monty Python and commemorating 30 years since the death of Graham Chapman we look back at a Graham Chapma...
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Monty Python Live (Mostly)

Monty Python Live (Mostly) 2014 Also known as Monty Python live (Mostly): One Down Five To Go.  This 2014 series of reunion shows staged at the o2 in London had it's final night screened on digital TV channel ...

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...
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I’m Sorry I’ll Read That Again

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...