Daughters of the Vicar

Judi Dench starred in this single play presentation about two daughters who are expected to marry men in 'their own class.'

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Your Show of Shows / Caesar's Hour

An American classic starring the unforgettable Sid Caesar. Your Show of Shows was the template for the modern American sketch show.

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YOU RANG, M’LORD?

A comedic take on 'Upstairs Downstairs', the hugely successful drama centred around the aristocratic home of a member of parliament and the staff employed to keep the home functioning in accordance with social standing of the time, set as it was in the early decades of the 20th century.

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YOU RANG, M’LORD? (1988) reviews

You Rang M'Lord

A comedic take on 'Upstairs Downstairs', the hugely successful drama centred around the aristocratic home of a member of parliament and the staff employed to keep the home functioning in accordance with social standing of the time, set as it was in the early decades of the 20th century.

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Oh, Doctor Beeching! (1995) reviews

Oh Doctor Beeching!

Oh, Dr Beeching! was a hit with its pilot show, its viewing figures unrivalled for a new comedy for some years afterwards. Unfortunately, due to the expense of its location shooting, it was somewhat over budget at a time when the BBC purse strings were largely welded shut.

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The Judy Garland Show (1963) reviews

The Judy Garland Show

Despite a sometimes stormy relationship with Judy Garland, CBS had found success with several television specials featuring the star. Garland, who for years had been reluctant to commit to a weekly series, saw the show as her best chance to pull herself out of severe financial difficulties.

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Bernard Bresslaw biographies

Bernard Bresslaw

On TV, movies or the theatre he has undoubtedly been regarded as one of Britain’s unsung heroes for too long. Bernard Bresslaw was one of Britain’s foremost actors who entertained us for over forty years.

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Come Back Mrs Noah (1977) reviews

Come Back Mrs Noah

A housewife wins a prize to visit a spaceship. While she is there, it spontaneously goes into orbit. Following hot on the heals of Are You Being Served? Mollie Sugden starred in this excellent David Croft sitcom which is now sadly overlooked.

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Sorry! (1981) reviews

Sorry

Timothy Lumsden leads a dull life - he works in a public library and lives at home with his domineering mother and self-effacing father. Timothy Lumsden is sorry...

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Edge of Darkness (1985) reviews

Edge of Darkness

When Ronald Craven attempts to unravel the truth behind the murder of his daughter his investigations soon lead him into a murky world of government and corporate cover-ups and nuclear espionage, pitting him against dark forces that threaten the future of life on Earth.

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Peter Butterworth biographies

Peter Butterworth

A stalwart of the 'Carry On' franchise and a familiar face on television, one of Britain's favourite comedy actors, Peter Butterworth, was instantly recognisable and unquestionably admired. But before becoming an actor Butterworth was a war veteran who was involved in 'The Great Escape'.

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Sanford and Son (1972) reviews

Sanford and Son

Remaking a classic: Included in Time Magazine's 2007 list of "100 Best Shows of All Time", Sanford and Son was based on the BBC Galton and Simpson sitcom Steptoe and Son.

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