Johnny Speight – In Profile

Johnny Speight, 1920 - 1998 Firstly, the boring bits: we've compiled this post from information available to us at the time and therefore it may not contain as much detail as we might like.  If and when more d...
spooner's patch

Spooner’s Patch

Spooner's Patch - 1979 Another one of those forgotten sitcoms from ITV, you know the ones, never appear on the repeats that get a regular airing on ITV's digital channels.After an unaired pilot episode in ...

Curry And Chips

Curry And Chips - 1969 Perhaps the most controversial sitcom ever made.  Curry And Chips was a six part comedy based on an idea from Spike Milligan and featured an all star cast.The series was supposed to ...

The Thoughts Of Chairman Alf

The Thoughts Of Chairman Alf, 1998 Everybody's favourite expert Alf Garnett took a break from sitcom back in 1998 to give his thoughts on a number of issues.The thoughts Of Chairman Alf ran for one series ...

Till Death Us Do Part – The Movie

Till Death Us Do Part - The Movie - 1969 This was the brilliant movie spin off of the popular BBC TV series and the first of two, the other being the more contraversial The Alf garnett Saga.  Even today this i...

Till Death….

Alf's Forgotten Trip To The Seaside Till Death....1981Till death Us Do Part had been a huge success for the BBC, having started life as part of it's Comedy Playhouse series.  As it began to fall out of fav...

If There Weren’t Any Blacks….

....You'd Have To Invent Them A one off made for television play from the pen of Johnny Speight.  Made by London Weekend Television for ITV and originally screened in Black and White in 1968.This dark, but...

An Audience With Alf Garnett

An Audience With Alf Garnett - 1997 An Audience With was a format created by London Weekend Television and would feature a famous person (in the early days it was a comedian, later and more recently it would b...

Alf’s Back!

In Sickness And In Health - Part 1 - 1985 (Dandy Nicholls) We've split this post into three (other parts to follow) as a tribute to the late Dandy Nicholls who only managed to film one series of the show.I...