The Likely Lads. Image shows from L to R: Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes), Terry Collier (James Bolam). Copyright: STUDIOCANAL.

The Likely Lads

1976 British comedy film spin-off from the hit sitcoms. Stars Rodney Bewes, James Bolam, Brigit Forsyth, Mary Tamm, Sheila Fearn and others.

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Aaron Brown, Network, 6th December 2019

The Likely Lads Blu-ray review

Although it breaks no new ground, and feels like two episodes of a situation comedy stretched out and filmed on a higher budget, The Likely Lads raises enough laughs to endear it to anyone who already enjoys the original sitcoms.

Greg Jameson, Entertainment Focus, 30th March 2019

Network confirms Likely Lads screening event

Network Distributing has announced a special screening of the Likely Lads film, plus two newly recovered episodes, and a Q&A with writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais.

British Comedy Guide, 13th February 2019

Missing Likely Lads and Till Death Us Do Part recovered

Three missing sitcom episodes - two of The Likely Lads and one of Till Death Us Do Part - have been recovered and will be released on DVD and Blu-ray between January and March.

British Comedy Guide, 18th January 2019

Likely Lads movie is a perfect depiction of male angst

It's a comedy but there's so much more, and the celluloid adaption of this classic TV comedy brilliantly portrays the fears of male adulthood in the mid-70s.

Dale Shaw, Sabotage Times, 19th April 2012