another factory audience gather for an edition of the BBC Radio comedy variety show workers' playtime

Workers Playtime

Workers Playtime, 1941 Workers' Playtime was a British radio variety programme transmitted by the BBC between 1941 and 1964.  Originally the show was intended as a morale-booster for industrial workers in Brit...
peter sellers retuns one last time as inspector clouseau in the revenge of the pink panther

Revenge Of The Pink Panther

Revenge Of The Pink Panther, 1978 It's 40 years (1980) since we lost the great Peter Sellers.  As a tribute to the great comic we are looking back at the final outing for Sellers as one of his most famous char...
Peter Sellers and Herbert Lom are at loggerheads again in the pink panther strikes again

The Pink Panther Strikes Again – 1976

The Pink Panther Strikes Again - 1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again was Peter Sellers' fourth outing as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau and possibly alongside A Shot In The Dark, the funniest in the series.  ...
Ted Ray starred in his own BBC Radio series

Ray’s A Laugh

Ray's A Laugh, 1949 Ted Ray was the popular British comedian of the 1950's and 1960's. He's probably best remembered for his Radio Show "Ray's A Laugh"  As a music hall performer he would play the violin badly...
section of a promo poster from the 1964 peter sellers film a shot in the dark

A Shot In The Dark

A Shot In The Dark - 1964 The second installment of the original Pink Panther series of films and possibly the funniest. The great Peter Sellers reprises his role as legendary comic figure Inspector Jacques Cl...
the real goons pose with their tv puppet alter egos

The Telegoons

The Telegoons - 1963 The Telegoons was a comedy puppet show, adapted from the highly successful BBC radio comedy show of the 1950s.  Harry Secombe, Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan reprised their original voic...
Peter Sellers stars in the first Pink Panther film 1963

The Pink Panther – 1963

Back to where to where it all began in 1963.  Whilst The Pink Panther franchise is American it did star one of Britain's most brilliant comic actors Peter Sellers, the franchise  would go on to be recognised as...
Peter Sellers stars as Inspecter clouseau in the second installment of the popular film series

The Return Of The Pink Panther

The Return Of The Pink Panther - 1975 Peter Sellers returns to his most famous role as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau.  The third in the series was released some eleven years after A Shot In The Dark and twel...