Comedy Playhouse

The first and most celebrated of all pilot and comedy trial seasons, Comedy Playhouse was originally devised to find new programmes for Ray Galton and Alan Simpson following the end of Hancock's Half Hour.

Famous comedies that started life in the Comedy Playhouse strand include Steptoe And Son, Till Death Us Do Part, All Gas And Gaiters, The Liver Birds, Are You Being Served?, Last Of The Summer Wine and Happy Ever After.

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