Last of the Summer Wine

Roy Clarke profile

Roy Clarke
Roy Clarke

All about the creator of Last Of The Summer Wine and Open All Hours.

The Black Adder
The Black Adder

Step back in time to the first series - The Black Adder - with added Brian Blessed!

Blackadder II
Blackadder II

It's back to the Elizabethan era for series two of Blackadder - hey, nonny, nonny.

Blackadder The Third
Blackadder The Third

Pictures from the series where Blackadder proved himself a Regency buck.

Blackadder Goes Forth
Blackadder Goes Forth

Back to the trenches of World War I for Blackadder and Baldrick

Fawlty Towers Photos
Fawlty Towers Photos

Take a trip to Torquay with a holiday album devoted to its most famous hotel.

Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister Photos
Yes, Prime Minister Photos

The hit comedy tracing Jim Hacker rise to the top spot in UK politics.

Royle Family Photos
Royle Family Photos

Open up our gallery packed with shots of the Royles through the ages.

My Family Photos
My Family Photos

Take a flick through the Harper family album - less painful than a trip to the dentist.

'Allo 'Allo Photos
'Allo 'Allo Photos

A gallery devoted to the show minus The Fallen Madonna (with the big boobies).

Come Fly With Me: Characters
Come Fly With Me: Characters

From flight crew to check-in and from paparazzi to passengers, meet the stars of the show.

Come Fly With Me: Episode Guide
Come Fly With Me: Episode Guide

Catch-up on all the action from series one of the outrageous sitcom.

Identity
Absolutely Fabulous - Identity

Some memorable lines from the most recent instalment of Ab Fab.

Absolutely Fabulous - Job
Absolutely Fabulous - Job

Some memorable lines from the Ab Fab episode "Job".

Miranda - Series 1 Episode Guide
Miranda - Series 1 Episode Guide

Get the low down on the first series of Miranda.

Miranda - Series 1 Gallery
Miranda - Series 1 Gallery

Check out these great images from series 1 of Miranda.

Alan Partridge Quotes
Alan Partridge Quotes

Ahhh haaa! Smell my cheese! It can only be Alan Partridge.

Mrs Brown's Boys - Series 1 Gallery
Mrs Brown's Boys - Series 1 Gallery

Check out these great images from the first series of Mrs Brown's Boys.

Mrs Brown's Boys - Series 1 Episode Guide
Mrs Brown's Boys - Series 1 Episode Guide

Get all the goings on from the crazy and colourful world of Agnes Brown.

Jo Brand's Great Wall of Comedy
Jo Brand's Great Wall of Comedy

Have a butchers at our gallery devoted to Jo Brand's new panel show about the sitcom.

Jo Brand's Great Wall of Comedy: 1
Jo Brand's Great Wall of Comedy: 1

We take a trip down memory lane, with a gallery devoted to the sitcoms featured in Show 1.

The You, Me & Them Family Tree
The You, Me & Them Family Tree

Find out who's related to who in comedy's newest family.

I Dream Of Jeannie - Five things you didn't know
I Dream Of Jeannie: Five things you didn't know

We count down five things you (probably) didn't know about the US comedy series

Bewitched - Five things you didn't know
Bewitched: Five things you didn't know

We reveal five things you (probably) didn't know about the spellbinding series

Ten things we learnt from Porridge: Inside Out
Ten things we learnt from Porridge: Inside Out

What have we found out during our most recent spell inside HMP Slade?

Monty Python Live (Mostly)
Monty Python Live (Mostly)

Take a look at pictures of some of the best bits from Monty Python Live (Mostly).

Happy Days: Five things you didn't know
Happy Days: Five things you didn't know

We reveal five things you (probably) didn't know about the 1950s-set sitcom

Series 1 At A Glance
Series 1 At A Glace

Series 1 summed up nicely in five pictures.

Episode Gallery
Episode Gallery

Keep up with all the family politics, laughs and arguments from the new series.

Peckham's Finest
Peckham's Finest

Meet some of the regulars you might bump into around Hooky Street.

25 Days of Christmas Gold
Catch all the Christmas cheer with Gold

See what's happening at Christmas Gold

Our tribute to Andrew Sachs
Our tribute to Andrew Sachs

See the episodes we're showing at Gold in tribute to the late Andrew Sachs

Who's joining us?
See which comedians will be watching telly

See the British comedians and comedy actors who are watching some classic clips.

What is Henry IX?
What is Henry IX?

Henry IX is our new show here at Gold, but what's it all about?

Two New Specials with Sir David Jason come to Gold
Two New Specials with Sir David Jason

Two new retrospective specials featuring Sir David Jason are set to arrive at Gold.

Ricky Tomlinson's life as a comedian
Ricky Tomlinson's life as a comedian

Ricky share his experiences as a comedian.

Funniest modern cracker jokes revealed
Funniest modern cracker jokes revealed

Top 10 side splitters that won our funniest joke of 2013 Twitter competition.

About New Yes, Prime Minister
About New Yes, Prime Minister

The latest instalment of this legendary political sitcom.

Paul Eddington profile
Paul Eddington profile

Best known for his performances as Jim Hacker and Jerry Leadbetter

Nigel Hawthorne profile
Nigel Hawthorne profile

One of Britain's most highly regarded actors, with Sir Humphrey his finest comic roles.

About Yes, Minister
About Yes, Minister

The exploits of James Hacker MP and his rise from Department of Administrative Affairs

About Yes, Prime Minister
About Yes, Prime Minister

All about the original series featuring PM Jim Hacker and Sir Humphrey Appleby.

Ben Elton profile
Profile of Ben Elton

Delve into the sparkling career of Ben Elton right here

Blackadder II: Behind the scenes
Blackadder II: Behind the scenes

A shift to the Elizabethan era and a change of focus for the series.

Richard Curtis profile
Richard Curtis profile

Writer, director and Comic Relief mastermind, Richard Curtis is a British institution.

The Black Adder
The Black Adder

Back to the beginning with a look behind the scenes of The Black Adder.

Blackadder II
Blackadder II

Back to the time when Blackadder became a hit - with practically everyone quoting it.

Blackadder the Third
Blackadder the Third

Whereas his predecessor clashed with Elizabeth I, Blackadder the Third faced Prince Regent

Blackadder Goes Forth
Blackadder Goes Forth

The trenches of World War One is the unlikely setting for the fourth series.

Miranda Richardson Profile
Miranda Richardson Profile

Forget Judi Dench or Cate Blanchett – the finest screen Elizabeth I is Miranda Richardson.

Rowan Atkinson profile
Rowan Atkinson profile

From blundering Mr Bean to cruelly cunning Blackadder, we celebrate the career of Rowan.

Tim McInnerny profile
Tim McInnerny profile

Find out all about the blundering Lord Percy and weaselly Captain Darling.

Tony Robinson profile
Tony Robinson profile

From child star to Baldrick to Time Team, trace the cunning career of Tony Robinson.

Stephen Fry profile
Stephen Fry profile

Get the scoop on the QI host, top tweeter, playwright, comedian, traveller and actor.

John Cleese profile
John Cleese profile

Writer and actor John Cleese is a legend in the comedy world.

About Fawlty Towers
About Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers is the classic example of the short and perfectly formed sitcom.

Prunella Scales interview
Prunella Scales interview

Prunella Scales is one of Britain's best-loved actresses with Fawlty Towers a highpoint.

Fawlty Towers: Where are they now?
Fawlty Towers: Where are they now?

When Fawlty Towers closed its doors for the last time, what became of the cast?

About The Vicar of Dibley
About The Vicar of Dibley

There's a new vicar in the village called Gerry - but she's a woman who likes nun jokes.

Dibley's Defining Moment
Dibley's Defining Moment

We pick our favourite Dibley moment, but do you agree with our choice?

Dawn French
Dawn French

One half of comedy duo, French and Saunders, she's part of our comic royalty.

About The Royle Family
About The Royle Family

The everyday working-class housebound existence of Jim Royle and family.

10 things you didn't know about The Royle Family
10 things you didn't know about The Royle Family

Allow us to enlighten you about Britain's first family with 10 top facts.

Ricky Tomlinson profile
Ricky Tomlinson profile

Ricky Tomlinson has come a long way from poor wartime beginnings to TV and cinema star.

About My Family
About My Family

Meet Ben, a disgruntled dentist, his long-suffering wife Susan and their three children.

Robert Lindsay profile
Robert Lindsay profile

Robert Lindsay has proved himself adept in comedy, musicals and drama on stage and screen.

Fred Barron Interview
My Family: Fred Barron Interview

The creator of My Family talks about the show's early days and making it in the UK.

About the Show
About Dinnerladies

Victoria Wood served up a treat with her first sitcom, set in a staff canteen

Victoria Wood profile
Victoria Wood profile

Victoria Wood has built a career in comedy, on stage, screen and sitcom.

Julie Walters profile
Julie Walters profile

Straddling the worlds of comedy and drama, Julie Walters is one of our best-loved stars.

About Only Fools and Horses
About Only Fools and Horses

Just how did the Beeb go about bringing the Trotters to our TV screens?

Hot to Trot: How to be a Trotter
Hot to Trot: How to be a Trotter

Don't be a plonker! Follow our golden rules on How to Be a Trotter.

David Jason Interview
David Jason Interview

We tracked down one of the best known faces on British TV for a quick chinwag.

Only Fools: Top Ten Moments
Only Fools: Top Ten Moments

Here are the ten best Only Fools moments as voted by Gold viewers. In reverse order...

Del Boy's Top Ten Scams
Del Boy's Top Ten Scams

We look at the best (or should that be worst?) scams Del has trotted out.

About One Foot in the Grave
About One Foot in the Grave

All about the show that gave retirement a bad name and made us yell "I don't believe it!"

Annette Crosbie Interview
Annette Crosbie Interview

We caught up with the BAFTA-winning actress, also known for her role in Calendar Girls.

About Ab Fab
About Ab Fab

Take a magazine editor, a PR professional, gallons of Bollinger and you have Ab Fab.

June Whitfield
June Whitfield

June Whitfield has been a comedy great for decades. Here's a quick guide to her life.

About: Keeping Up Appearances
About: Keeping Up Appearances

Sitcom from the pen of Roy Clarke creator of Open All Hours and Last of the Summer Wine.

Patricia Routledge Interview
Patricia Routledge Interview

Patricia Routledge, busybody sleuth Hetty Wainthropp and super snob Hyacinth Bucket.

About Outnumbered
About Outnumbered

All about the family sitcom with a difference, from the creators of Drop the Dead Donkey.

About Porridge
About Porridge

Ronnie Barker stars as old lag Stanley Fletcher, with Richard Beckinsale as Lennie Godber.

Behind the Bars of Porridge
Behind the Bars of Porridge

The writers, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, take us on a behind-the-scenes tour.

Ronnie Barker profile
Ronnie Barker Profile

How did a humble lad from Bedford become one of the greatest performers of his generation?

Porridge: Top Ten Episodes
Porridge: Top Ten Episodes

Our top ten episodes that make it abundantly clear why Porridge's popularity has endured.

About Open All Hours
About Open All Hours

Written by Roy Clarke, Open All Hours was inspired by a Two Ronnies sketch.

About Last of the Summer Wine
About Last of the Summer Wine

The world's longest running sitcom set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Homfirth.

John Challis Interview
John Challis Interview

We speak to the star of The Green, Green Grass and Only Fools and Horses.

Sue Holderness Interview
Sue Holderness Interview

We catch-up with the star of The Green Green Grass and Only Fools and Horses.

About The Green Green Grass
About The Green Green Grass

Escape to the country with a difference, as Boycie and Marlene go on the run.

About As Time Goes By
About As Time Goes By

All about the sitcom where love blossoms at last for Jean and Lionel.

About the Good Life
About the Good Life

The classic comedy about midlife crisis and for some thoughts turn to pigs and veg.

About To the Manor Born
About To the Manor Born

The idea of opposites attracting is a sitcom staple, with To the Manor Born the best.

About The Brittas Empire
About The Brittas Empire

Gordon Brittas is a leisure centre manager with a dream - and a clipboard to carry it out.

About 'Allo 'Allo
About 'Allo 'Allo

We look back at the hit sitcom where farce was mixed WWII history.

About Bread
About Bread

They're making and they're taking. We take a slice of Bread and go behind the scenes.