Lost Sitcoms. Alf Garnett (Simon Day). Copyright: BBC.

Lost Sitcoms

BBC Four sitcom recreations. 3 episodes (1 series) in 2016. Stars Kevin McNally, Robin Sebastian, Jon Culshaw, Katy Wix and others.

Lost Sitcoms. Image shows from L to R: Albert Steptoe (Jeff Rawle), Harold Steptoe (Ed Coleman). Copyright: BBC.

Lost Sitcoms

Series recreating episodes from legendary comedy series that are now missing believed wiped

BBC Four
3   (1 series)
Kevin McNally, Robin Sebastian, Jon Culshaw, Katy Wix, Kevin Eldon, Jeff Rawle, Ed Coleman, Simon Day and others
Ray Galton, Alan Simpson and Johnny Speight
Ben Gosling Fuller
Owen Bell

The Lost Sitcoms presents recreated episodes of sitcom classics. The scripts for these shows still exist but the original recordings have vanished from the archives.

The Lost Sitcoms are Hancock's Half Hour Series 2, Episode 4 The New Neighbour, written by Galton & Simpson, featuring Kevin McNally as Tony Hancock and Robin Sebastian as Kenneth Williams; Steptoe And Son Series 5, Episode 2 A Winter's Tale, also written by Galton & Simpson; and Till Death Us Do Part Series 2, Episode 6 A Woman's Place Is In The Home, written by Johnny Speight.

Each sitcom is recreated with a brand new cast and filmed in a theatrical-style presentation in front of a studio audience.

Production Details

Part of

Landmark Sitcom Season

Production company
Also known as
  • The Lost Sitcoms (Working title)

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 1st September 2016 on BBC Four at 9pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 14th September 2016 on BBC Four at 9pm
Last repeat
Saturday 28th March 2020 at 11:45pm