Sykes. Image shows from L to R: Corky Turnbull (Deryck Guyler), Eric Sykes (Eric Sykes), Hattie Sykes (Hattie Jacques). Copyright: BBC


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1972 - 1979
  • 68 episodes (7 series)

Sitcom about identical twins Eric and Hattie Sykes, who live together in suburban London. Stars Eric Sykes, Hattie Jacques, Deryck Guyler and Richard Wattis.

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Press clippings

Two missing 1960s BBC sitcom episodes found

Two missing episodes of hit BBC sitcoms from the early 1960s have been recovered: one each from Sykes And A... and Hugh And I.

British Comedy Guide, 26th October 2023

Robin Le Mesurier obituary

Obituary of Robin Le Mesurier, musician and son of Hattie Jacques and John Le Mesurier, whose boyhood antics inspired an episode of Sykes.

The Times, 13th January 2022

Comedy at Home

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

Top 10 Network Comedy Releases of the 2010s

A look back at Network Distributing's best ten comedy DVD and Blu-ray titles released in the last decade.

Aaron Brown, Network, 6th December 2019

Sykes: Making a nation chuckle

To celebrate the release of Sykes: The Complete Series being released on DVD, we take a look at what made the series so iconic.

Jack Barton, The National Student, 27th June 2017

Let's hear it for the likes of Sykes!

Many who are drawn to the flame of the stage like a moth, Eric Sykes suffered painful shyness when he was younger.

Tony Watts, Mature Times, 6th January 2011

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