ronnie barker stars as the magnificent evans

The Magnificent Evans

The Magnificent Evans - 1984 "There's no point opening the curtains if there's nothing in the parlour"The Magnificent Evans is largely based on an earlier entry in the Comedy Playhouse series, also from th...

Roy Clarke At 90

Roy Clarke, What A Legacy! As we approach the ten years since Last Of The Summer Wine left our screens, it's worth remembering that creator and scriptwriter Roy Clarke turned 90 this year.In a writing care...

Mann’s Best Friends

Mann's Best Friends, 1985 Coming from the pen of Last Of The Summer Wine comes this six part sitcom.Despite a strong cast Mann's Best Friends only managed one series. Summary When Henry Mann inherits The...

Open All Hours

Open All Hours, 1976 It's the one with the Nurse and a grasping grocerA true classic sitcom.  Starting out  as the opening episode of the Seven Of One series in 1973, Open All Hours ran for twenty six epis...
Arthur Lowe stars as Potter in thi much under rated sitcom

Potter

Potter, 1979 This largely forgotten classic from the pen of Roy Clarke, ran for three series between 1979 and 1983, Potter was Arthur Lowe’s last work, he died in 1982.As plans for a third series were so a...

Roy Clarke In Profile

Roy Clarke, OBE Surely Britain's most prolific comedy script writer with a list of works that includes some of Britain's best loved sitcoms.We interviewed Roy Clarke back in 2014.  He sites fellow comedy w...