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Comedy Playhouse

Series 12

Episode 7: Are You Being Served?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Long-running sitcom set in an old-fashioned department store. Trouble is afoot when the Ladies' Department and Gentlemen's Outfitting are made to share the same floor. Show more

Contributors

Mrs Slocombe:
Mollie Sugden
Mr Humphries:
John Inman
Captain Peacock:
Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms:
Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold:
Nicholas Smith
Mr Grainger:
Arthur Brough
Young Mr Grace:
Harold Bennett

Comedy Playhouse

Series 17

Episode 1: Hospital People

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Mockumentary following the lives of non-medical hospital staff. A new manager, Susan Mitchell, takes over the beleaguered Brimlington hospital. Show more

Contributors

Writer:
Tom Binns
Director:
David Kerr
Producer:
Jon Petrie
Kenny:
Tom Binns
Terry:
Tom Binns
Susan:
Tom Binns
Jonathan:
Aidey Pugh
Mrs Leydon:
Maggie McCarthy
Darren Page:
Oliver Gatz
Patient:
Moey Hassan
Head injury patient 1:
Richard Beanland
Head injury patient 2:
Max Runham
Journalist:
Madeleine Bowyer
Junior doctor:
Sukh Ojla
Production Company:
Roughcut TV

Comedy Playhouse

Series 18

Episode 1: Tim Vine Travels in Time

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom featuring master of the pun Tim Vine. He meets Ore Oduba and travels back in time to medieval England to fix a golden arrow and Robin Hood's broken heart. Show more

Contributors

Himself:
Tim Vine
Robin Hood:
Ore Oduba
Maid Marion:
Sally Phillips
The Sheriff of Nottingham:
Tim Key
Friar Tuck:
Spencer Jones
Vague Marion:
Mandeep Dhillon
Little John:
John Archer
Writer:
Tim Vine
Producer:
John Pocock
Executive Producer:
Christine Langan
Executive Producer:
Paul Schlesinger
Production Company:
Baby Cow Productions Ltd

Comedy Playhouse

Series 18

Episode 3: Static

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom about Rob, who jacks in a job in London to move back in with his parents - except they have just sold their home and moved to a static caravan. Show more

Contributors

Angry Lynn:
Jacqueline Chan
Thanet Janet:
Julia Deakin
Executive Producer:
Rachel Ablett
Executive Producer:
Peter Holmes
Executive Producer:
Ruth Phillips
Producer:
John Pocock
Director:
Ed Bye
Writer:
Shaun Pye
Production Company:
Zeppotron

Comedy Playhouse

Series 1

Episode 4: The Offer

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC TelevisionLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Classic sitcom. Harold has had an offer which would mean leaving the junk yard for ever. But his dad has other ideas and does all he can to keep up the family tradition. Show more

Comedy Playhouse

Series 16

Episode 1: Over to Bill

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Comedy following BBC weatherman Bill Onion's attempts to get back on television after being fired. He turns to best friend Jez for help, but the situation proves complicated. Show more

Contributors

Newsreader:
Shai Ahmed
Bill's Boss:
Mary Roscoe
Mandy Drozdowski:
Ciara Janson
Young Girl:
Nina Southworth
Director:
Doug Naylor
Executive Producer:
Doug Naylor
Executive Producer:
Henry Normal

Comedy Playhouse

Series 18

Episode 2: Mister Winner

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sitcom about a well-meaning man who is prone to accidents. Leslie plans to propose to his girlfriend, but she is having doubts about their relationship. Show more

Comedy Playhouse

Series 16

Episode 2: Miller's Mountain

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Comedy set around the antics of Jimmy Miller and his ragtag family of mountain rescue volunteers. Shambolic old rescue hand Jimmy teaches new boy Conor the ways of the hills. Show more

Comedy Playhouse

Series 17

Episode 3: Stop/Start

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales HD

Studio sitcom about three marriages in various states of disrepair, with the characters able to stop the action, explain themselves to the audience and start it all up again. Show more

Comedy Playhouse

Series 1

Clicquot et Fils

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Television

In the French country town of St. Valoise-sur-Seine, Pierre Clicquot is the local undertaker. But 1926 was not a good year for the worthy Clicquot. Show more

Comedy Playhouse

Series 17

Episode 2: Broken Biscuits

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Comedy series. Watching the unfolding of the everyday lives and little stories of five disparate groups of people, friends, partners and parents. Show more

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC TelevisionLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Vintage comedy. Two drivers meet each other halfway down a narrow country lane. When neither offers to give way, the arrival of the AA and the RAC only makes matters worse. Show more

Contributors

Mr Spooner:
Bernard Cribbins
Mr Ferris:
Leslie Phillips
Mrs Ferris:
Georgina Cookson
Mrs Spooner:
Yootha Joyce
Police Constable:
Campbell Singer
Writer:
Ray Galton

Comedy Playhouse

Series 16

Episode 3: Monks

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Comedy set in a monastery. Faced with criminal prosecution, Gary joins a religious order to save himself from a long stretch of hardship and abstinence. Show more

Contributors

Father Abbot:
James Fleet
Brother Francis:
Mark Heap
Brother Gary:
Seann Walsh
Brother Dominic:
Fergus Craig
Brother Bernard:
Justin Edwards
Cardinal Montgomery:
Angus Deayton
Antiques Expert:
Marc Allum
Gary Stunt Double:
Rob Jarman
Voice of Relaxation Tape:
Melanie Hudson

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Vintage comedy. After veterinary surgeon Derek advertises for a new flatmate, Leonora moves in and disrupts his bachelor routine.

Contributors

Girl in the Flat:
Jennifer Guy
Man in the Street:
Eric French
Writer:
Carla Lane