Series 2 Clips

Episode 6: Bumping into old friends
Episode 6: Bumping into old friends

Keith has an awkward moment when he quite literally bumps into Clive at the supermarket.

Episode 5: Under the cardie, not under the blouse
Episode 5: Under the cardie, not under the blouse

Alan and his new date Lydia discuss the finer details of the no sex before marriage rule.

Episode 5: Squirty squirty
Episode 5: Squirty squirty

Clive gets more than he bargained for while fixing with the kitchen sink.

Episode 4: Girly Chat
Episode 4: Girly Chat

Lauren, Debs and Emma chat all things pizza, old boyfriends, hairstyles and Anneka Rice.

Episode 4: Did you ever meet War Horse?
Episode 4: Did you ever meet War Horse?

Ed has difficulty answering confused questions about his experiences during the war.

Episode 3: The Three Second Rule
Episode 3: The Three Second Rule

At dinner round Debs and Keith's, Ed learns all about the three-second rule.

Episode 3: You've Been Burgled!
Episode 3: You've Been Burgled!

Ed and Lauren seek shelter at the Masons and try not to comment on their housekeeping...

Episode 2: Who's been on the laptop?
Episode 2: Who's been on the laptop?

Debs confronts Tim and husband Keith after discovering some dodgy videos on her laptop.

Episode 2: No need for smut, Clive
Episode 2: No need for smut, Clive

A bandaged-up Emma has to place her trust in Clive to do all the household jobs.

Episode 1: Meet Ed's Mum
Episode 1: Meet Ed's Mum

Former Bond Girl Honor Blackman joins the family as Ed's free-spirited mother, Rose.

Top 20 funniest festive jokes for 2017 revealed!
Top 20 funniest festive jokes for 2017 revealed!

A gag about PM Theresa May wins our competition to find the best modern Xmas cracker joke.

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.

Greats At Eight: Only Fools and Horses
Greats At Eight: Only Fools and Horses

Our Greats At Eight continues with with daddy of them all. Only a fool would miss it!

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

The latest instalment of this legendary political sitcom.

Greats At Eight: Still Open All Hours
Greats At Eight: Still Open All Hours

Roy Clarke's sequel sitcom that has proved every bit as glorious as the original.

Paul Eddington profile
Paul Eddington profile

Best known for his performances as Jim Hacker and Jerry Leadbetter

About Upstart Crow
About Upstart Crow

Ben Elton's acclaimed sitcom about Shakespeare comes to Gold for the very first time.

Nigel Hawthorne profile
Nigel Hawthorne profile

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

Greats At Eight: dinnerladies
Greats At Eight: dinnerladies

The late, great Victoria Wood's canteen-based sitcom starring Wood herself.

About Yes, Minister
About Yes, Minister

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

Greats At Eight: The Vicar Of Dibley
Greats At Eight: The Vicar Of Dibley

Dawn French stars as the irreverent reverend coming to terms with a brand-new parish.

About Yes, Prime Minister
About Yes, Prime Minister

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

Greats At Eight: Fawlty Towers
Greats At Eight: Fawlty Towers

Absolutely classic sitcom about the insane antics of hapless hotel manager Basil Fawlty.

Ben Elton profile
Profile of Ben Elton

Ben has had a hand in some of the most enduring and influential TV programmes ever made.

Greats At Eight: The Good Life
Greats At Eight: The Good Life

Self-sufficiency in suburbia with Richard Briers and Felicity Kendall.

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

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

About dinnerladies diaries
About dinnerladies diaries

Twenty years ago, Victoria Wood put pen to paper and wrote her first sitcom, dinnerladies.

Richard Curtis profile
Richard Curtis profile

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

Episode Guide: dinnerladies diaries
Episode Guide: dinnerladies diaries

The story of the show that served up generous helpings of hilarity from a factory canteen.

The Black Adder
The Black Adder

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

Greats At Eight: Gavin & Stacey
Greats At Eight: Gavin & Stacey

Ruth Jones and James Cordon's much-loved sitcom wraps up our Greats At Eight season.

Blackadder II
Blackadder II

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

dinnerladies Series 2 Episode Guide
Series 2 Episode Guide

With ten episodes, each set on a specific date, Victoria broadened the show for Series 2.

Blackadder the Third
Blackadder the Third

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

dinnerladies Series 1 Episode Guide
Series 1 Episode Guide

From an unusual royal visit to an unlikely sex scandal, it's a crazy world in the canteen.

Blackadder Goes Forth
Blackadder Goes Forth

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

About Bridget & Eamon
About Bridget & Eamon

The raucous comedy about a bickering couple that positively revels its tacky 80s setting.

Miranda Richardson Profile
Miranda Richardson Profile

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

About You Rang, M'Lord?
About You Rang, M'Lord?

It may be the Roaring Twenties upstairs, but downstairs it’s hard work as usual.

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.

About How The Young Ones Changed Comedy
About How The Young Ones Changed Comedy

Ripping up the blueprint of what a sitcom was supposed to be, this show was one of a kind.

Stephen Fry profile
Stephen Fry profile

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

About Nathan Barley
About Nathan Barley

Glorious send-up of the trendy new media scene from Chris Morris and Charlie Brooker.

John Cleese profile
John Cleese profile

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

Gold's Right Royal Wedding Weekend
Gold's Right Royal Wedding Weekend

The best sitcom wedding episodes as a certain very famous couple prepare to tie the knot.

About Fawlty Towers
About Fawlty Towers

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

Blackadder's 35th Birthday
Blackadder's 35th Birthday

Over one weekend, Gold celebrates the 35th birthday of the beloved British sitcom.

Prunella Scales interview
Prunella Scales interview

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

Let's take a look at Rik and Ade's Bottom
Let's take a look at Rik and Ade's Bottom

Rik and Ade take their violent, nihilistic double act to a whole new level. Downwards.

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?

RiK and Ade Bottom out of TV
RiK and Ade Bottom out of TV

As well as the TV show, Rik and Ade had the cheek to get their Bottom out, live on stage.

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.

Dad's Army 50th Anniversary
Dad's Army 50th Anniversary

Watch the very first episode on the same day, at the same time, 50 years on.

Dibley's Defining Moment
Dibley's Defining Moment

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

Citizen Khan Series 5
Citizen Khan Series 5

The irrepressible Mr Khan and his family return with their comic slice of family life.

Dawn French
Dawn French

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

About We're Doomed - The Dad's Army Story
About We're Doomed - The Dad's Army Story

Don't panic! It's going to be a bumpy journey but Dad's Army will make it onto the BBC!

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 Dad’s Army
10 things you didn't know about Dad’s Army

Ten fascinating facts about Mainwaring's plucky platoon of veteran volunteers.

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.

10 things you didn't know about 'Allo 'Allo!
10 things you didn't know about 'Allo 'Allo!

The myth about "Klop!", where you can actually view the Fallen Madonna and much more...

Ricky Tomlinson profile
Ricky Tomlinson profile

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

How Dad's Army was created
How Dad's Army was created

One of the most celebrated writing partnerships in comedy history began with Dad's Army.

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 dinnerladies
About dinnerladies

Even a comedy virtuoso like Victoria Wood was daunted when it came to writing a sitcom.

Victoria Wood profile
Victoria Wood profile

Victoria Wood built an acclaimed 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.