Keeping Up Appearances Christmas 1991

Keeping Up Appearances Christmas 1991, The Father Christmas Suit As funny today as it was thirty years ago, The Father Christmas Suit became The show's first  Christmas Special and the final episode of series ...
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Last Of The Summer Wine – Crums, 1988

Enter Auntie Wainwright It's Christmas 1988 and the series that followed would be the last to feature Seymour.  In this episode we meet Howard's Auntie Wainwright who was about to become a permanent fixture in...

Rosie

Rosie, 1977 Another sitcom by a well known writer that perhaps gets overshadowed by all his other high profile successes.An under-rated gem from writer Roy Clarke, that drew on his own experiences as a Pol...
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The Growing Pains Of PC Penrose

The Growing Pains Of PC Penrose, 1975 An early Roy Clarke sitcom.In a former occupation seasoned sitcom writer Roy Clarke was a policeman in Yorkshire.  So it should come as no surprise that in one of his ...

First Of The Summer Wine

First of the Summer Wine, 1988 Roy Clarke’s prequel to the long running Last Of The Summer Wine portrayed the youth of the principal characters from the main show in the months leading up to World War II.  Wit...
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Young Hyacinth

Young Hyacinth, 2016 The original Keeping Up Appearances had run for five series when it's star Patricia Routledge decided it was time to move on.  Being the BBC's most successful sitcom in terms of overseas s...
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Pygmalion Smith

Pygmalion Smith, 1974 Part of the BBC's long running Comedy Playhouse series, that had started life as Galton and Simpson's Comedy Playhouse for two series, before the BBC realised the potential of it to find ...

The Finest Vintage Summer Wine

Last Of The Summer Wine - The Compo Years It's less than a week before we remember it was ten years since the we took our very last sip of Summer Wine. Last Of The Summer Wine is the longest ever running sitco...