Platinum Jubilee Comedy – 1960’s

The 1960's - The Classics Begin To mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee we're continuing our look back at some of the the highlights in British Comedy over the last 70 years.   We have reached the 1960's.In t...

New Year, New year’s Resolutions

New Year, New year's Resolutions At this time of the year many of us will make New Year's resolutions.  Here's some tips from the classic comedy archives Start a diaryhttps://youtu.be/OUS9htHp...

On The Buses Boxing Day Special

On The Buses, Boxing Day Social, 1971 This episode is 50 years old today and just as funny as when it first aired.  Completing series five of the popular sitcom, matters turn to the annual 'busman's social.' ...

Don’t Drink The Water

Don't Drink The Water, 1974 Blakey's Off To Retire In Spain.......Not many people remember this On The Buses spin-off.  Don't drink The Water ran for thirteen episodes over two series.Regrettably the s...

We Were Nearly Back On The Buses

Was There Nearly Another Series Of On The Buses ? Terry Wogan Interviews On The Buses Cast After a successful tour of Australia in 1988 an On The Buses stage play showed there was still keen interest in the s...

On The Buses – Christmas Duty – 1970

On The Buses - Christmas Duty - 1970 On The Buses had two Christmas Specials during it's run.  This episode entitled "Christmas Duty" was originally screened as part of series four in December 1970.This ep...

Inspector Who?

Peter Capaldi Sees Himself As Inspector Blake Outgoing Doctor Who Peter Capaldi has his eye on another iconic role.  The departing Time Lord has admitted he would love to play Cyril ‘Blakey’ Blake in a reboot ...