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British comedy in 1979

Notable comedies debuting in 1979

All new TV comedy from 1979

  1. Agony
  2. Are You Being Served?
  3. The Basil Brush Show
  4. The Benny Hill Show
  5. Beryl Reid
  6. Big Jim And The Figaro Club
  7. The Big Top Variety Show
  8. Blankety Blank
  9. Bless Me, Father
  10. Bloomers
  11. Butterflies
  12. Canned Laughter
  13. Cannon And Ball
  14. Carrott Gets Rowdie
  15. Celebrity Squares
  16. Chalk And Cheese
  17. Charles Endell Esquire
  18. Charley's Aunt
  19. Citizen Smith
  20. The Comedians
  21. Dave Allen At Large
  22. The Dawson Watch
  23. Design For Living
  24. The Diary Of A Nobody
  25. The Dick Emery Show
  26. Don't Forget To Write!
  27. End Of Part One
  28. The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin
  29. Fawlty Towers
  30. Feet First
  31. Freddie Starr's Variety Madhouse
  32. George & Mildred
  33. Gloo Joo
  34. The Glums
  35. Grandad
  36. Happy Ever After
  37. Hinge And Bracket
  38. How's Your Father?
  39. I Didn't Know You Cared
  40. In Loving Memory
  41. Kelly Monteith
  42. The Ken Dodd Laughter Show
  43. Ken Dodd's Christmas Show
  44. The Kenny Everett Video Show
  45. The Knowledge
  46. La Dame Aux Gladiolas
  47. Last Of The Summer Wine
  48. Leave It To Charlie
  49. Little And Large
  50. Lovely Couple
  51. Maggie And Her
  52. Measure For Measure
  53. Michael Bentine's Potty Time
  54. The Mike Harding Show
  55. Mike Yarwood In Persons
  56. Minder
  57. Mind Your Language
  58. Mixed Blessings
  59. The Morecambe & Wise Show
  60. Not The Nine O'Clock News
  61. Of Mycenae And Men
  62. Only When I Laugh
  63. The Other One
  64. The Plank
  65. Potter
  66. Q
  67. Rings On Their Fingers
  68. Ripping Yarns
  69. Robin's Nest
  70. The Ronnie Corbett Special
  71. Room Service
  72. Rosie
  73. Scotch And Wry
  74. A Sharp Intake Of Breath
  75. Shelley
  76. Spooner's Patch
  77. Stanley Baxter On Television
  78. Sykes
  79. Take My Wife
  80. The Tea Ladies
  81. Ted On The Spot
  82. Tell Me Another
  83. Terry & June
  84. Thundercloud
  85. Time Of My Life
  86. To The Manor Born
  87. Tropic
  88. The Two Ronnies
  89. Two's Company
  90. Two Up, Two Down
  91. The Unrecorded Jasper Carrott
  92. Worzel Gummidge
  93. You're Only Young Twice

All new radio comedy from 1979

  1. The 27-Year Itch
  2. The Atkinson People
  3. Burglar's Bargains
  4. The Burkiss Way
  5. The Enchanting World Of Hinge And Bracket
  6. The Eric Morecambe And Ernie Wise Show
  7. Ernest Fontwell Versus The Experts
  8. The Frankie Howerd Variety Show
  9. Funny You Should Ask
  10. Give Or Take
  11. Hello, Cheeky!
  12. I Like Spike
  13. I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue
  14. Jim The Great
  15. Just A Minute
  16. Laughter In The Air
  17. The News Huddlines
  18. The News Quiz
  19. Puss-In-Boots
  20. The Small, Intricate Life Of Gerald C. Potter
  21. Thank You, Mrs Fothergill
  22. Tony's
  23. Week Ending
  24. What Ho, Jeeves!
  25. Why Vote? It Only Encourages Them

British comedy films released in 1979

  1. Butch Minds The Baby
  2. The Cat And The Canary
  3. Confessions From The David Galaxy Affair
  4. Derek And Clive Get The Horn
  5. The Lady Vanishes
  6. Le Petomane
  7. Monty Python's Life Of Brian
  8. The Muppet Movie
  9. Outer Touch
  10. Porridge
  11. Queen Of The Blues
  12. A Touch Of The Sun

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