It would not be unfair to describe the confused sitcom dad - bemused by his children and frustrated by his wife - as having become somewhat of a sitcom archetype. Such relationships, to varying extents, have been the foundation of many comedies over the years (perhaps most recently in BBC One's long-running My Family), including Network-issued titles such as Home To Roost and Father, Dear Father; but one sitcom honed in on this vein of comedy magic like no other: Bless This House.Aaron Brown, Network, 17th June 2022
Despite some episodes being more than 50 years old, classic Home Guard comedy Dad's Army repeated for the umpteenth time on BBC Two still attracts more than 1.1million viewers and, on a typical day, is the channel's most-watched programme.Richard Webber, The Daily Express, 6th April 2021
Even without the unique circumstance of 2020, it's the time of year when we're all looking for something to cosy up with for a good laugh. With more time being spent home than normal, here's a selection of brilliant domestic sitcoms from the Network catalogue to entice your comedy taste buds this winter. Each is set primarily or solely in a home, so snuggle up warm with that glowing feeling that only a comedy escape can give.Aaron Brown, Network, 10th December 2020
Surviving stars of 'Allo 'Allo! yesterday reunited to unveil a blue plaque marking 35 years of the wartime sitcom.
The tribute was put up at Lynford Hall, a Norfolk country house that stood in for Nouvion town square and the exterior of René's café.Chortle, 8th September 2019
Today a blue plaque will be unveiled at Lynford Hall, Mundford, near Thetford, in celebration of the programme's 35th anniversary.
The event will see the surviving cast reunite for the first time at the hall, which was used to film a number of the outside shots of the cafe and Nouvion town square.Marc Betts, The Eastern Daily Press, 7th September 2019
Cast members of 'Allo 'Allo! have been reunited at the unveiling of a blue plaque to remember the sitcom.
The British Comedy Society (BCS) unveiled the plaque at Lynford Hall, Mundford, near Thetford, Norfolk.BBC, 7th September 2019
Social media is now the go-to platform to showcase everything we do, and comedians have been quick to use it to promote their work.Kash Jones, BBC, 15th April 2019