Steptoe And Son. Image shows from L to R: Albert Steptoe (Wilfrid Brambell), Harold Steptoe (Harry H. Corbett). Copyright: BBC.

Steptoe And Son

BBC One sitcom about a father and son. 57 episodes (pilot + 8 series), 1962 - 1974. Stars Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H. Corbett.

Press Clippings

Poll reveals the best sitcom Christmas specials

The finale of The Office has been voted as the best TV Christmas sitcom special by readers of Radio Times.

British Comedy Guide, 11th December 2019

British comedy remakes that hit and missed in the US

The Office landed, while The Inbetweeners floundered - so what makes a good US remake?

Ben Allen, Radio Times, 29th May 2019

The Top 10 British sitcoms of the 60s

We all have favourite sitcoms that we love to watch and revisit. Something about the familiarity of the format that resets itself to zero for the start of each new episode makes for comforting viewing.

Greg Jameson, Entertainment Focus, 16th November 2018

Steptoe and Son was a genius creation

The flair of Ray Galton, who died last week, lives on in a series of tragicomic characters.

Frank Cottrell Boyce, The Observer, 7th October 2018

Singer Rag 'N' Bone Man fan of Steptoe and Son

Rag 'N' Bone Man, Rory Graham, told BBC Breakfast he was influenced by 1960s TV series Steptoe and Son.

BBC News, 21st February 2017

Steptoe and Sons: tears of TV's finest clowns

The story behind the comedy great.

Jasper Rees, The Telegraph, 14th September 2016

Comedy reboots: never go back

If we want to wallow in nostalgia, let's have repeats rather than retreads.

Deborah Shrewsbury, The Custard TV, 11th July 2016

BBC comedy classics go on display

Much-loved British comedians and sitcom stars are being celebrated in a new exhibition. Comedy faces from Frankie Howerd to Ricky Gervais are on display at the Compton Verney art gallery in Warwickshire from 9 July. BBC Faces of Comedy is showing 100 pictures ranging from the 1950s to the present day. Leading comics have curated the exhibition - including Have I Got News For You panellist Paul Merton and the star of Citizen Khan, Adil Ray. Here they talk about some of their favourite comedy moments.

Paul Merton and Adil Ray, BBC News, 10th July 2016

New exhibit shows archive pictures of BBC comedians

Compton Verney exhibition charts 60 years of comedy, from Hancock's Half Hour to Miranda Hart.

Mark Brown, The Guardian, 26th June 2016

America: where British sitcoms go to die

It is the holy grail for British writers - having your sitcom remade for America. But can Raised By Wolves succeed where Fawlty Towers flopped?

Andrew Collins, The Guardian, 22nd June 2016