Eric Sykes Takes On A Dead End Job..

Mr H Is Late - 1988 Eric Sykes heads all star cast in this classic silent short .  This one was made a little later than his other, better known short films.There's an all star line up of some of the best ...

Adolf Hitler, My Part In His Downfall

Adolf Hitler, My Part In His Downfall, 1973 Adapted from Spike Milligan's best selling first volume of his war memoirs of the same title.This 1973 big screen adaptation featured an all star cast including ...

The World Of Beachcomber

The World Of Beachcomber, 1968 The World Of Beachcomber was a surreal TV comedy sketch inspired by thew Beachcomber column in the Daily Express newspaper.Two series were broadcast in colour from 1968 (seri...

The Jewel In The Crown

WARNING: This post contains video material some may find racially offensive The Jewel In The Crown, 1985 The Jewel In The Crown that wasn't quite The Jewel In The Crown.  A Pilot episode for a BBC sitcom that...

Curry And Chips

Curry And Chips - 1969 Perhaps the most controversial sitcom ever made.  Curry And Chips was a six part comedy based on an idea from Spike Milligan and featured an all star cast.The series was supposed to ...

The Big Freeze

The Big Freeze, 1993 The Big Freeze is a 1993 short TV Movie written and directed by Eric Sykes.In a similar vein to The Plank and other Sykes directorial vehicles, the film is a silent comedy featuring an...

Yellowbeard

Thirty Years Ago Today Monty Python Star Graham Chapman Died Yellowbeard, 1983 Celebrating 50 years of Monty Python and commemorating 30 years since the death of Graham Chapman we look back at a Graham Chapma...
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...
spike miligan and john bird star in the short lived sitcom the melting pot

The Melting Pot, 1975

The Melting Pot, 1975Another rare sitcom and given the news headlines this week, quite topical.The Melting Pot was supposed to have been a six part BBC sitcom, featuring Spike Milligan blacking up again.  S...