Porridge – 1974

Porridge - 1974 Following on from the successful pilot 'Prisoner And Escort' Norman Stanley Fletcher returns for a full stretch of Porridge.Ronnie Barker had preferred another of the proposed pilots about ...

All Aboard For The Navy Lark

The Navy Lark, 1959 Broadcast on the BBC Light Program and subsequently BBC Radio 2.The Navy Lark was a radio sitcom that revolved around life aboard a British Royal Navy Frigate – HMS Troutbridge, based in HM...
frank muir presents a selection of special sketches from BBC's top sitcoms in a special one off show: The Funny Side Of Christmas

The Funny Side Of Christmas – 1982

We're always on the lookout for somthing that doesn't get a mention very often, imagine our delight when we came across this little gem from the BBC.It's very difficult to get exact details on this piece, v...

Clarence – 1988

Another forgotten gem from Ronnie Barker.By the time Clarence arrived on our screens, Ronnie Barker the man who had given us so many comic gems had decided to retire and run an antiques shop. However before...
Jimmy Edwards stars in a series of one off sitcoms generally rferred to as Faces of Jim

Faces Of Jim,1961

Faces Of Jim, is an umbrella title that relates to three series of individual sitcoms that aired between 1961 and 1963, starring Jimmy Edwards.The idea which of course followed the Comedy Playhouse idea, wa...