robbie coltrane stars in the bbc sketch show a kick up the eighties

A Kick Up The Eighties

A Kick Up The Eighties , 1981 It's the early 1980's and we come accross a sketch show that introduces us to some rather well known names that would go on to much greater things.Created by Tom Gutteridge (w...

Rik Mayall Presents…

Rik Mayall Presents...1993 Rik Mayall Presents..was a generic title given to a number of one off dark comedies that were screened over two series between 1993 and 1995.Mayall of course had become a househo...

Guest House Paradiso

Guest House Paradiso, 1999 Guest House Paradiso is a 1999 British slapstick comedy film, a spin off from the BBC sitcom Bottom.Both Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson return to reprise their respective roles,...

Jackanory

Jackanory, 1965 Jackanory was the now cult kids TV series, devised to encourage an interest in reading.First airing in 1965 the series ran until 1995.  In it's first 30 year run around 3,500 episodes were ...

Filthy, Rich And Catflap

Filthy, Rich And Catflap, 1987 A suitably outrageous series  following hot on the heels of The Young Ones , Nigel Planer, Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson join forces again under the skilful writing Ben Elton. ...

Bottom

Bottom, 1991 Anarchy and slapstick come together brilliantly in the BBC sitcom that ran three series between 1991 and 1993.Over time Bottom has being reputed as the most violent example of British Televisi...

The Dangerous Brothers – 1985

Warning Contains Adult Material Dangerous Brothers refers to a series of sketches performed by: Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson on the Channel 4 show: Saturday Night Live.Although the pair had appeared togeth...

Believe Nothing

Believe Nothing, 2002 Proving that even with Rik Mayall in the starring role not everything turns to gold.Believe In Nothing was a short lived ITV sitcom that ran for just six episodes.  With Rik Mayall as...

The Young Ones

The Young Ones - 1982 Perceived by many at the time as the birth of alternative comedy The Young Ones was the cult BBC comedy classic that surprisingly only ran for 12 episodes over 2 series between 1982 and 1...