It is 1962, 17 years after Gary Sparrow got stuck in 1945 London, and Gary realises that he has the chance to see himself being born. But an encounter with himself catapults him back to the future - ...
The construction on Duckett's Passage is finally complete, and Gary hopes to secure one of the vacant units to allow him access to the time portal. Back in the past, Gary tries to warn the Americans ...
Gordon Brittas is the manager of the Whitbury-Newtown Leisure Centre. Despite his ambition and good intentions, everything seems to go wrong when he's around, despite the best efforts of ... See full summary »
Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's ... See full summary »
Two early thirties best friends live together while having completely different personalities. While their girlfriends try to help them take on more responsibilities the boys seldom respond well and usually end up drinking together.
Classic 1960s British comedy series about a thirty-something year-old man named Harold and his elderly father, Albert, who work as rag and bone men (collecting and selling junk). Harold is ... See full summary »
Harry H. Corbett,
BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies.
Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly.
Gary Sparrow lives in the 1990s with his wife but has a route back to the 1940s where he has a mistress. Gary has a tough time keeping his double-life a secret from the two women as he jumps back and forth in time. Only his friend Ron knows the truth. Written by
A very much underrated comedy, which was a real pleasure to watch.
The creators of this programme set themselves a difficult challenge.
This was to make a comedy out of a very dark subject, the Second World
War, and a social taboo, bigamy. Yet they succeeded and gave the world
this hilarious sit-com.
I just loved the peripheral characters, especially Ron, who got all the
Yvonne was wonderful as Gary's first wife. She was amusing and very
sarcastic; she always had a very apt answer for Gary. Yet she was also
very vulnerable. The character of Phoebe tried by patience a little.
She was intelligent and strong enough to run a public house in a rough
area of London during a war and yet she needed the support of Reg and
deferred to Gary's opinion on almost every issue.
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