Ever wondered what the fuss was about that film, or where to start in that sitcom that ran for 14 series? Fret no longer, as Comedy Rewind delves through the box sets to look back at the pick of the crop.
Sunday 24th April 2022
PG Wodehouse's beloved characters have been brought to screen in various guises since they first debuted in book form in the early 1930s, but perhaps the definitive adaptations of his Jeeves and Wooster stories came in the early 1990s, featuring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie in an acclaimed ITV series.
Sunday 13th March 2022
The late great Caroline Aherne may ultimately have regretted Mrs Merton & Malcolm as a spin-off to her wildly successful talk show. The programme may have come out a little darker and more offbeat than the team's original intent, but that certainly didn't mean it wasn't a great piece of comedy, bleak or otherwise.
Sunday 28th November 2021
1987. Margaret Thatcher had just won her third General Election and two writers by the names of Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran were about to team up with the pan-global phenomenon that was Rik Mayall, in order to create one of the most outrageous satires Britain had ever seen...