lenny henry is knighted

Lenny Henry Hitting The Double

Lenny Henry Hitting The Double Comedy favourite Sir Lenny Henry is returning to his comic roots as he joins digital TV channel GOLD later this year. UKTV has announced the veteran funnyman will host a three...
early morecambe and wise in two of a kind

Two Of A Kind

Two Of A Kind, 1961 After coming together in the 1940's, Morecambe and Wise made their 1950's television breakthrough with a show called Running Wild.  Not well received, they would continue playing live whils...

Shakespeare It’s Not !

The Importance Of Being Ernie, 1993 The Importance Of Being Ernie was one off documentary detailing the later career of Ernie Wise.  The program was made in 1993 for the BBC Omnibus series . The documentary...
Ken Dodd, Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Cooper

The All Time Greats

Are These Among Britain's All Time Greatest Entertainers? Today, 22nd February 2018, Sir Bruce Forsyth would have been 90, had we not lost him last year.  Bruce was among a now dwindling group of entertainers ...

70 Years Of British Comedy – 1960’s

Part Three - The 1960's - An Offer ? Continuing our look back at some of the the highlights in British Comedy over the last 70 years we reach the 1960's.  In this post you'll read about two comedians making a ...
morecvambe and wise night train to murder their final work together

Morecambe And Wise, Night Train To Murder

Morecambe And Wise, Night Train To Murder, 1984 And this is where the story ends.  Night Train To Murder was the last work that Eric and Ernie worked on together before Eric's sad death in 1984. The move ba...
motecambe and wise with des o'connor

Bring Me Morecambe & Wise

An original documentary from digital channel UKTV GOLD.  Bring Me Morecambe & Wise first aired in 2012, showcasing rare and never seen before sketches and routines from one of Britain's best loved comedy du...
russ abbot to return with one off sketch show as part of bbc salford sitcom showcase 2016

More New And New Old

BBC Announces 5th Salford Sitcom Showcase For 2016 The oldies keep coming back! as it's hotting up to be a sizzling summer of comedy. Four new comedy projects have been announced by the BBC to form part of ...