Re-Making Dad’s Army, Vandalism?

Dad's Army, Remake branded "cultural vandalism" We Ask, Bring Them back Or Leave Them Junked?UKTV Gold has re-made three missing episodes of Dad's Army that are due to be screened later this month on GOLD ...

The Blackpool Show

The Blackpool Show, 1966 Continuing our look back at some of the less well remembered work of Tony Hancock.The Blackpool Show was Hancock's penultimate series for ITV and offered him a complete departure f...

Hancock’s

Hancock's, 1967 No it's not Hancock's Half Hour but a complete departure for the comic as he gets his own variety show.Tony Hancock had split from his successful writing partnership with Ray Galton and Ala...
motecambe and wise with des o'connor

They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To

Some Of Our Favourite TV Comedy Moments There are moments of television comedy that are just pure gold.  Classic moments from classic artists that will never be forgotten.  Here's a selection of some of those ...

A History Of Christmas Specials

Where Did The Festive Favourite Start? We recently started a run of Christmas themed posts starting with  Hancock's 45 minutes. An extended Christmas type episode, although not officially billed as a Christmas...
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A Forgotten Double Act?

A Forgotten Double Act? Comedy is littered with great double acts.  From The Two Ronnies, Canon and Ball, Morecambe and Wise and the list could go on.However back in the 1950's when radio dominated comedy,...

Hancock’s Return ?

Hancock's Ashes, 2014 Not quite Hancock's return, but back in 1968 Willie Rushton flew to Australia to bring back the ashes of Tony Hancock.In 2014 a short one off comedy drama was written about the event ...