"It has a weird, eccentric energy which I responded to very warmly."
"This could certainly open people's eyes. That's what good comedy should do."
"I hate queuing. I hate it when you go into a bank and not enough staff are on the tills."
"Cath is uptight. I thought she has probably had anger management counselling."
"Older people are not as old-fashioned as one might think."
"The structure of a cartoon strip and a sitcom are not that different."
Step back in time to the first series - The Black Adder - with added Brian Blessed!
It's back to the Elizabethan era for series two of Blackadder - hey, nonny, nonny.
Pictures from the series where Blackadder proved himself a Regency buck.
Back to the trenches of World War I for Blackadder and Baldrick
Take a trip to Torquay with a holiday album devoted to its most famous hotel.
The hit comedy tracing Jim Hacker rise to the top spot in UK politics.
Open up our gallery packed with shots of the Royles through the ages.
Take a flick through the Harper family album - less painful than a trip to the dentist.
A gallery devoted to the show minus The Fallen Madonna (with the big boobies).
From flight crew to check-in and from paparazzi to passengers, meet the stars of the show.
Catch-up on all the action from series one of the outrageous sitcom.
Some memorable lines from the most recent instalment of Ab Fab.
Some memorable lines from the Ab Fab episode "Job".
Get the low down on the first series of Miranda.
Check out these great images from series 1 of Miranda.
Ahhh haaa! Smell my cheese! It can only be Alan Partridge.
Check out these great images from the first series of Mrs Brown's Boys.
Get all the goings on from the crazy and colourful world of Agnes Brown.
Have a butchers at our gallery devoted to Jo Brand's new panel show about the sitcom.
We take a trip down memory lane, with a gallery devoted to the sitcoms featured in Show 1.
Find out who's related to who in comedy's newest family.
We count down five things you (probably) didn't know about the US comedy series
We reveal five things you (probably) didn't know about the spellbinding series
What have we found out during our most recent spell inside HMP Slade?
Take a look at pictures of some of the best bits from Monty Python Live (Mostly).
We reveal five things you (probably) didn't know about the 1950s-set sitcom
Series 1 summed up nicely in five pictures.
Keep up with all the family politics, laughs and arguments from the new series.
Meet some of the regulars you might bump into around Hooky Street.
See what's happening at Christmas Gold
See the episodes we're showing at Gold in tribute to the late Andrew Sachs
See the British comedians and comedy actors who are watching some classic clips.
The lives of four very different workers are intertwined in the offices of Wernham Hogg.
From prison cells to fighting on the beach, the rebel in Henry Palmer is back!
Is there a murderer amongst the misfits on the Blackpool-bound bus?
The revolution has begun - again! Six new episodes of The Rebel arrives on Gold.
Watch the highlights from the first episode of We Have Been Watching
Watch the highlights from the first episode of We Have Been Watching.
Tony Robinson on playing Baldrick and what people usually ask him about.
Patsy Byrne talks about how there will always be a Nursie in society
The Blackadder writer discusses where else he would set Blackadder.
Lord Percy talks about far-flung fans and where he would have liked the series to go.
Jim Broadbent talks abour playing the Spanish Interpretor and a famous fan.
Miriam Margolyes talks about modelling herself on Queen Victoria.
Miranda Richardson discusses other historical characters she would like to have played.
Andrew Sachs reminisces about Fawlty Towers.
Star and creator of Fawlty Towers, John Clesse discusses the show.
Michael Palin gives some insight into the impact of Fawlty Towers.
Andrew Sachs - aka Manuel from Fawlty Towers - tells us his favourite Fawlty moment.
Bernard Cribbins - aka Mr Hutchinson says Fawlty's best bits were the subtle moments.
Clive Anderson reveals his favourite Fawlty Towers moment.
Eddie Izzard reveals his favourite Fawlty Towers moment.
For Hugh Dennis, the beauty of Fawlty Towers is that it's stuffed with fantastic lines.
Alistair McGowan and Andy Whymet explain their real life Royle Family moments.
Jim and Twiggy get off their backsides for once and partake in a spot of dancing.
The Royle Family creators started out presenting a Radio show together.
Even the most brilliant sitcoms start out with the cast fearing the worst.
Unsurprisingly, Craig and Caroline get recognised wherever they go
Andy Whymet and Rebecca Front discuss their favourite Royle Family characters.
It may come as no surprise that Ricky is more of an armchair footy fan.
Ralf little explains how he and his mother was surprised how funny the it was.
Antony is no Hollywood heartthrob but he certainly had his fair share of famous admirers.
The cast and crew used to have so much fun on set with the props guys erected a jail.
Being a massive George Formby fan, Ricky's wife bought him a rather expensive ukulele.
Caroline and Craig started out on KFM Radio when it was a pirate station.
Perry Aghajanoff of the Only Fools Appreciation Society picks his favourite moments.
John Challis talks about the Batman and Robin episode of Only Fools and Horses.
Del and Rodney turn up in fancy dress to what turns out to be a wake for their host.
Del Boy?s attempt to blend in with the ?Yuppies? at a wine bar ends in embarrassment.
Del Boy, Grandad and Rodney?s ham-fisted attempt to take down a crystal chandelier.
Brenda's drunken mother Petula has a spot of 'tummy trouble'.
Compo, Cleggy and friends try to push an old bathtub up a hill with disastrous results.
Fletcher's sarcastic retorts to the Staff of Slade Prison were a highlight of the series.
Snooty neighbour Margo uncharacteristically deigns to get her hands dirty.
Margo finally gets the joke as the gang tipsily attempt to move a Wind Break.
Geraldine falls (literally) for the roguish brother of the parish council chairman.
Alice, the ditzy verger, explains her confusion over a certain spreadable product.
David makes a rousing speech to encourage the Parish Council Members to fight for Dibley.
Dibley needs a choir, so Geraldine and Alice set about auditioning for one.
To celebrate Geraldine's 10 years at Dibley, the council members throw her a party.
Geraldine fulfils her promise to Lettie and dresses up as the Dibley Bunny.
Frank has the late night slot on Dibley radio and decides to make an announcement.
Geraldine asks if the Parish Council can possibly get a move on.
David Horton rings Geraldine and gets drawn into revealing some intimate details.
The villagers set about organising a special themed event for Elton John.
Geraldine accepts the offer from the council members of a night of speed-dating.
Alice tells Geraldine that Hugo has never kissed her so Geraldine plays matchmaker.
The love story between Gavin and Stacey continues with a ring.
Joanna Page on how Gavin and Stacey has changed her life.
Gavin and Stacey's Joanna Page tells us why she so loved working with Alison Steadman.
Smithy races to meet his newborn son ? proving that emotion and comedy do mix.
A host of famous faces say what they would do, if they were in office.
Cracker star Robbie Coltrane talks about not mentioning whose side he's on.
Agnes tries to have a heart to heart with Dermot.