The Goodies. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Tim Brooke-Taylor), Bill (Bill Oddie), Graeme (Graeme Garden). Copyright: BBC
The Goodies

The Goodies

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two / ITV
  • 1970 - 1982
  • 75 episodes (9 series)

The Goodies are three young men who will do any job, anytime, anywhere. Stars Bill Oddie, Graeme Garden and Tim Brooke-Taylor.

Press clippings

Tim Brooke-Taylor hated his character in The Goodies

As the late comedian's final episode of I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue is aired, his former co-star looks back fondly on their early 'disasters'.

Graeme Garden, The Telegraph, 7th December 2020

Radio Times poll of best radio comedies

Radio 4 panel show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue has come top of a Radio Times list of the greatest radio comedy shows.

British Comedy Guide, 17th November 2020

Graeme Garden looks back on The Goodies

Golden Goodies: Graeme Garden looks back on a sitcom that did anything, anywhere, any time.

Mark Braxton, Radio Times, 1st November 2020

The 70s would have been unbearable without The Goodies

In a decade of power-cuts, industrial unrest and societal gloom, The Goodies were a seldom-dimming beacon of welcome frivolity. And gleaming and grinning most brightly at the heart of that daft trio was Tim Brooke-Taylor, who has died aged 79.

Dominic Cavendish, The Telegraph, 12th April 2020

Goodies fans choose Kung Fu Kapers as favourite episode

The sketch Kung Fu Kapers was announced as the winner at Bristol's Slapstick Festival, which is celebrating the show's 50th anniversary.

BBC, 25th January 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

Goodies fans asked to choose favourite episode

An online poll asking fans to choose their favourite episode from surreal 1970s TV series The Goodies has been launched to mark its 50th anniversary.

BBC, 25th November 2019

The Goodies crowdfunding 50th anniversary film documentary

A crowdfunding campaign has launched to make a new film documenting the work of The Goodies on their 50th anniversary.

British Comedy Guide, 10th July 2019

Kevin Cecil on The Goodies

The comedy trio's visual gags and elastic reality continue to delight and astonish the Year Of The Rabbit co-creator.

Kevin Cecil, Broadcast, 11th June 2019

The Goodies return for audio special

Comedy trio The Goodies - Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie - are to reunite for a new comedy special this year, to be published by Audible Originals.

British Comedy Guide, 6th March 2019

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