Sweet Sixteen

Sweet Sixteen, 1983 Lost in the mists of time comes this six part BBC sitcom starring Penelope Keith.Running for just 1 series of 6 episodes in 1983, the series never really caught on in the UK, despite Pe...

The Goods Meet The Royals…

The Good Life, When I'm Sixty Five, 1978 This popular ground breaking sitcom gave us a glimpse into the future with it's green themed issues.  When I'm Sixty Five was the final episode filmed before Her Majest...
Penelope keith is audrey forbes hamilton in 19790's BBC classic sitcom to the manor born

To The Manor Born

To The Manor Born, 1979 After the success of The Good Life, each of the principal actors were given their own sitcom, To The Manor Born was a vehicle for Penelope Keith, whose Audrey Fforbes-Hamilton character...

The Good Life

Going Green With The Goods In.. The Good Life, 1975 Perhaps one of the most endearing sitcoms ever written, The Good Life was the original environment friendly comedy.  It covered so many issues so well.  Fro...

The Norman Conquests

The Norman Conquests, 1977 No it's not a history lesson, wrong year any way.  The Norman Conquests was a trilogy of plays written in 1973.The plays each had their own title: Table Manners, Living Together ...

The Good Life – 1977 Christmas Special

It's Silly, But It's Fun - The Good Life Christmas Special - 1977 It's amazing to think how much hindsight television writers during the 1970's had.  In 1977 most people would buy their presents in the traditi...

Next Of Kin

Next Of Kin, 1995 Next Of Kin is an often forgotten BBC sitcom.  Running for three series over twenty two episodes it would be acting legend Penelope Keith's last regular sitcom role.When, in 1997, the sho...

Law And Disorder

Law And Disorder, 1994 One of those rarely-seen sitcoms this one starring comedy icon Penelope Keith.Law And Disorder was produced by John Howard Davies, whose impeccable career has included Steptoe and So...
penelope keith swaps the manor for parliament in no job for a lady

No Job For A Lady

No Job For A Lady, 1990 Sitcoms about politicians were nothing new.  We'd had Jim Hacker in Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister, Alan B'Stard in The New Statesman.  So it seemed only right that it was time for...
Peter Bowles takes over from geoffrety palmer for series two of Executive Stress

Penelope Keith Has Executive Stress

Executive Stress, 1986 Another of those comedies that were popular at the time, but in today's age of multi- channel TV seems largeley to have been put on the back burner.Executive Stress was inspired by t...