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Series 2

Episode 4: Great Expectations

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom about a bachelor living with his parents. Mother is out to get Aunt Esme's money for Timothy, and Timothy has encounters with a garage owner and his dogs. Show more

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Aunt Esme:
Sheila Raynor
Passer-by:
John Rudling
Policeman:
James Muir
Producer:
David Askey

Open All Hours

Series 1

Episode 6: Apples and Self Service

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

Classic sitcom about a miserly shopkeeper. Arkwright has a sales drive with Granville demonstrating the product - very reluctantly.

Contributors

Arkwright:
Ronnie Barker
Granville:
David Jason
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel:
Lynda Baron
Mrs Jardine:
Madge Hindle
Woman Customer:
Edna Dore
Man Customer:
John McKelvey
Writer:
Roy Clarke

Three Up, Two Down

Series 1

Episode 6: Two Down, One to Go

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Sitcom about in-laws forced to share a flat. Daphne is at the end of her tether and feels the time is right for some hard bargaining, but will Sam cooperate?

Contributors

Angie Tyler:
Lysette Anthony
Nick Tyler:
Ray Burdis
Daphne Trenchard:
Angela Thorne
Sam Tyler:
Michael Elphick

The Young Ones

Series 2

Episode 5: Sick

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Anarchic sitcom about North London students in the 80s. A bout of illness puts a strain on Vivian's usual easygoing approach to communal living. Show more

Contributors

Brian Damage:
Alexei Sayle
Mick the Manure Salesman:
Mark Arden
Grange Hill Student:
Perry Benson
Grange Hill Student:
Ben Elton
Tess the Manure Salesman:
Stephen Frost
Vyvyan's Mum:
Pauline Melville
Woman at Trial:
Carla Mendonca
Policeman:
Michael Redfern

Porridge

Christmas Special: The Desperate Hours

Duration: 43 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One London

Available for 11 months

Classic sitcom. Fletcher plans to add a bit of Christmas spirit to the festive season at Slade Prison in the form of his very own homemade liquor. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Lennie Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Reg Urwin:
Dudley Sutton
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba
Keegan:
Ken Wynne
Governor Venables:
Michael Barrington
Mrs Jamieson:
Jane Wenham