Then Churchill Said to Me COMPLETE S01
Set in the 1940s in Winston Churchill’s secret underground bunker. Frankie Howerd plays a soldier named Private Potts who is a barman to a group of officers, who, like his character in Up Pompeii!, is hell-bent on avoiding work.
Fiddlers Three COMPLETE S01
Ralph West (Peter Davison) is happily married to Ros (Paula Wilcox).
He works in the Accounts Department of a large organisation.
Along with the rest of the staff, Ralph seems to spend more time dabbling in office politics and angling for promotion than he does working.
The Head of Accounts is J.J. Morley (Charles Kay) and other members of staff are Harvey (Peter Blake), Norma (Cindy Day) and Osborne (Tyler Butterworth)
This programme was very much inspired by Eric Chappell’s earlier sitcom, The Squirrels, borrowing situations and script ideas from the earlier programme.
Rutland Weekend Television COMPLETE S 1-2
Low budget comedy sketch series purporting to show the programming of a low key regional television service. Written by Eric Idle of ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ fame. A popular feature was the music of Neil Innes (one time member of the eccentric Bonzo Dog Dooh Dah Band), especially his Beatles parody The Rutles: They later featured in their own film: ‘The Rutles (All You Need Is Cash)’.
Tygo Road COMPLETE S01
Adam Hartley (Kevin McNally) is the newly-appointed administrator of the Tygo Road Community Centre. When Lionel (Gordon Gostelow), an old tramp, dies and leaves some money to the Centre, Adam has to ensure that the terms of Lionel’s will are adhered to.
No, Honestly COMPLETE S01
Charming British tv comedy series starring real life husband and wife Pauline Collins and John Alderton , as C.D and Clara, reflecting on how they met and fell in love. Each show begins with a short monologue together followed by the story. Clara is sweetly eccentric. The show always ends with her saying " No-Honestly!"
Valentine Park COMPLETE S 1-2
Tom (Ken Jone) is the head gardener of a large public park. He loves his job and is proud of his blooms, especially his marigolds.
Also working in the park are Max (David Thewlis), Bodie (Daniel Peacock) and Doyle (Bernard Padden).
Max rents a room in a house owned by mad landlady Mrs Giles (Liz Smith). He’s in love with Claire (Katie Newell), who lives nearby with her strange mother Maggie (Penny Morrell).
No Excuses COMPLETE S01
No Excuses was about Shelley Maze, a female rock star. The series showed her trying to come to terms with her failing career and her relationships with the people she’d worked with.
Office Gossip COMPLETE S01
Set in the office Tippins Toy Ltd, Office Gossip concentrates on the love lives of Jo Thomas and Simon, who sit opposite each other. Jo is a single mother, her daughter is eleven-year-old Sam, and is the hardworking PA to Rod Battle. Battle, a workaholic whose wife is on the verge of leaving him, confides in Jo and she clearly harbours feelings for him. Meanwhile, Simon is having an affair…
Very Big Very Soon COMPLETE S01
Down-at-heel actor’s agent, Harry James, works hard to find employment for his band of struggling no-hopers.
A Many Splintered Thing COMPLETE S01
Russell’s dreams of being a composer has so far only led to composing radio jingles. His wife Susanna earns enough money to provide for the both of them. One night Russell meets Elly and it is love at first sight. He never expected to get in an extramarital affair and there are many problems that must be overcome if he will be able to build a future with her.