roy hudd fronts the long running BBC radio2 comedy series the news huddlines

The News Huddlines

The News Huddlines, 1975 In Tribute To Roy Hudd, Who has Died, Aged 83 The long running Radio series The News Huddlines was the BBC Radio 2 topical comedy sketch show starring Roy Hudd.  The series ran for fi...

Hancock’s

Hancock's, 1967 No it's not Hancock's Half Hour but a complete departure for the comic as he gets his own variety show.Tony Hancock had split from his successful writing partnership with Ray Galton and Ala...
Terry Scott and June Whitfield star in their earlier sitcom happy ever after

June Whitfield Has Died

June Whitfield Has Died, Aged 93 Dame June Whitfield, celebrated for her roles in some of the best-loved British sitcoms of the last 50 years, has died aged 93.The London-born actress was a regular fixture...

Terry And June Christmas 1980

Terry And June, "The Christmas Show (The Mink Coat)" In the nine series of Terry and June there were four Christmas Specials.  The Mink coat which aired in 1980 was the first.It's classic Terry and June al...

Take It From Here

Take It From Here - 1948 In Tribute To Denis Norden, 1922 - 2018To some this was the very first British sitcom a subject we discussed in an earlier post.Take It From Here was the popular Sunday BBC  Ra...
edna and patsy from absolutely fabulous

Absolutely Fabulous, 1992

Absolutely Fabulous seems to be the sitcom that just keeps coming back for more.  Since it's debut in 1992 it's notched up 39 episodes and five series and even a big screen version.The idea for the series c...
jennifer saunders and joanna lumley living the high life in absolutely fabulous the movie

Absolutely Fabulous, The Movie

After years of promissing to write the script and the annual dig from Dawn French, during their BBC Radio 2 Christmas shows, it's finally arrived.  Absolutely Fabulous - The Movie.Alongside the regular cast...
Russ Abbott and June Whitfield head an all star cast in the BBC comedy Boomers

Boomers

Making it'a debut on the BBC in 2014, Boomers started life as a pilot (not broadcast) entitled 'Grey Mates' produced by Hat trick Productions in 2013.Although the pilot was never broadcast a series was orde...
Jimmy Edwards stars in a series of one off sitcoms generally rferred to as Faces of Jim

Faces Of Jim,1961

Faces Of Jim, is an umbrella title that relates to three series of individual sitcoms that aired between 1961 and 1963, starring Jimmy Edwards.The idea which of course followed the Comedy Playhouse idea, wa...