Waiting for God
1990 - 1994 BBC Television
Graham Cowden and Stephanie Cole starred in this sitcom set in the Bayview retirement home.
1956-1960 BBC Television
Whacko! is probably one of the best remembered sitcoms of the 1950s. It starred Jimmy Edwards and Arthur Howard and was set at the Chiselbury Public School. It's original run was from 1956 to 1960, but the series was revived from 1971 to 1972 . The writers were Frank Muir & Denis Norden.
Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?
Dick Clement and Ian Le Frenais returned with a 1970s follow up to The Likely Lads. Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads follows the renewed friendship of working class men Bob Ferris (Rodney Bewes) and Terry Collier (James Bolam) who has been away for five years. Bob has left the factory and now works in an office, is about to marry librarian Thelma (Brigit Forsyth), and at her request is now attending dinner parties and joining the local badminton club. Much of the humour focuses on the tension between the firmly working class Terry and Bob who has middle class aspirations.
Starring Ian McShane and Lenny Henry, White Goods is a black comedy drama about a demolition expert and teacher who enter a TV snooker quiz. As the day of the competition nears, so the greed of the two player's families increases as they move closer to picking up the prizes on offer, and they have a major falling out over how to split the winnings.
Who's Line is it Anyway?
An improvisational comedy show hosted by Clive Anderson, and featuring stars of British and North American comedy such as Steven Fry, Paul Merton, Ryan Stiles and Greg Proops creating scenes, characters and songs on the spot. Whose Line is it Anyway? enjoyed a ten year run on Channel 4.