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    Criminally underrated comedy miniseries with an all-star cast; Carol Burnett, Bill Paxton, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman and Charles Grodin, that parodied US Prime Time soap operas such as Dallas, Dynasty and Falcon Crest

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    In the golden age of British comedy, when radio waves crackled with wit and television screens flickered with laughter, there existed a cadre of unsung heroes. These were the wordsmiths, the invisible architects behind the guffaws and punchlines that echoed across living rooms and theatres

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    In 1994, viewers got to see Bob Monkhouse excel in a format that he was best at – holding court with anecdotes and wisecracks in front of a live audience of celebrity guests. At a time when the comedy landscape was changing in the UK, Bob proved that quality is never out of date

  • Boomers

    Three groups of friends who have lived in each other's pockets for over 30 years now face the challenges and joys of retirement, with differing results...

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The Pyramids of Mars

Pyramids of Mars Doctor Who

The Pyramids of Mars

The TARDIS is infiltrated and, diverted to the right place - but at the wrong time period, the Doctor and Sarah discover an ancient evil that lurks in a gothic Victorian mansion. Sutekh the Destroyer is preparing to bring the gift of death to all who live

Covington Cross

Covington Cross (1992) Reviews

Covington Cross

In 14th century England, the Grey family deal with romance, political intrigue, and war. This much maligned and heavily criticised series, cancelled during its first run, is deserving of a reappraisal

Eamonn Andrews

Eamonn Andrews Biographies

Eamonn Andrews

We remember a great broadcaster and iconic figure of who left an indelible mark on the media landscape with his dynamic presence and versatile talent

Don't Ask Me

Don't Ask Me (1974) Reviews

Don't Ask Me

Science made fun, presented by a team of eccentric but knowledgeable experts answering questions sent in by viewers and demonstrated in the most outlandish way

Lionel Jeffries

Lionel Jeffries Biographies

Lionel Jeffries

Lionel Jeffries was an actor whose career spanned over five decades, took in over 150 films and left an indelible mark on British cinema. His extensive body of work showcased his versatility and talent, endearing him to audiences across generations

The Intruder

The Intruder (1972) Reviews

The Intruder

Sixteen-year-old Arnold Haithwaite is an orphan who lives with a man he calls father. His world is turned upside down the day a stranger arrives claiming to be the real Arnold Haithwaite. And so begins an intriguing and atmospheric series which involves the search for truth

Ben Aris

Ben Aris Biographies

Ben Aris

Best known for his roles in Hi-de-Hi! and To the Manor Born, Ben Aris was another of Britain's unsung heroes - one of those familiar faces who specialised in playing upper class roles, but whose name didn't immediately trip off the tongue

Traffik

Traffik (1989) Reviews

Traffik

Taking a different look at heroin - as a well-organised, high-profit business, Traffik is an award winning, compelling and gritty exploration of the global drug trade that remains relevant, decades after its release

Harold Goodwin

Harold Goodwin Biographies

Harold Goodwin

We remember Harold Goodwin who belonged to a distinguished and well-loved line of British character actors who played working-class figures in many wartime and postwar films

Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost (1974) Reviews

Land of the Lost

Children's adventure series in which a father and his two children are transported to a mysterious prehistoric world populated by dinosaurs and primitive humanoids and where they have to rely on quick thinking and bravery to survive