leonard rossiter stars in this ill feted 1978 sitcom about a wrestling promotor

Leonard Rossiter Moves Into Wrestling ?

The Losers, 1978 Leonard Rossiter was riding high on the back of two hugely successful sitcoms: The Rise And Fall Of Reginald Perrin and of course Rising Damp. Unfortunately 'The Losers' did not match up to...

It’s The One With The Hippo !

The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, 1976 The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin was a series of novels which were developed into a British sitcom starring Leonard Rossiter in the title role, by their author Da...
leonard roster provides the voice for boot the dog in the children's cartoon series the perishers

The Perishers

The Perishers, 1979 Another popular newspaper cartoon strip that made it to TV screens.  The Perishers featured the among others the voice of Leonard Rossiter. The TV series ran for one series of twenty epi...

Rising Damp

The Course Of True Love Never Runs Smooth In Rising Damp We are looked at what an ITV Landmark comedy season might look like.  We picked six of our favourite ITV sitcoms andthis was rumber four. Without dou...
frank muir presents a selection of special sketches from BBC's top sitcoms in a special one off show: The Funny Side Of Christmas

The Funny Side Of Christmas – 1982

We're always on the lookout for somthing that doesn't get a mention very often, imagine our delight when we came across this little gem from the BBC. It's very difficult to get exact details on this piece, v...

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...
Leonard rossiter stars as charles barker in the 1978 british comedy film short the waterloo bridge handicap

The Race Is On..

The Waterloo Bridge Handicap, 1978 A short comedy film shown in British cinemas in 1978.  In the same vein as The Plank and such films there is very little dialogue apart from Leonard Rossiter's voiceover and ...
leonard_rossiter_in pygmalion smith 1974 episode from bbc comedy playhouse

Pygmalion Smith, 1974

Part of the BBC's long running Comedy Playhouse series, that had started life as Galton and Simpson's Comedy Playhouse for two series, before the BBC realised the potential of it to find new comedy material and...

ITV At 60, The Commercial Break

Some crazy ads from years gone by: It's 2015 and ITV are celebrating 60 years of broadcasting this very day.  ITV of course were the first channel funded by commercials.  Over 60 years there have been some cla...