CLASSIC CHRISTMAS COMEDY
RETRO DVD GIFT IDEAS
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Relax by the fire and relive your childhood with this excellent value DVD which contains over 5 hours of classic festive comedy featuring the legendary Ronnie Barker on 3 discs.
The Morecambe & Wise Show Christmas specials became such an institution during the 1970s that few British families would dream of missing them. The BBC Christmas shows ran from 1969 until 1977, and they're all here for you on this 3 disc set, so sit back and enjoy once again!
Families across the country gathered around the box for these legendary shows from 1979 to 1980, and they were as much a part of Christmas Day as the Queen's speech.
Enjoy a retro Christmas with these three specials which include botched song and dance numbers, mangled classics, bad puns and, of course, short fat hairy legs!
Enjoy a cosy and retrotastic Christmas with this nostalgic compilation featuring festive episodes from a number of popular British sitcoms including: 'On the Buses', 'Nearest and Dearest', 'Rising Damp', 'Please Sir!', 'Dustbinmen', 'Two's Company', 'Billy Liar', 'Home to Roost', 'The Rag Trade', 'Duty Free', 'Watching' and many more.
Unseen for many years, these four made-for-TV Christmas Carry On specials feature favourite stories retold in the only way the Carry On team know how…fun slapstick comedy and scripts full of the trademark innuendo! Featuring Sid James, Charles Hawtrey, Hattie Jacques and other favourites.
The original and ultimate comedy duo feature in this collection of wintry tales including four stories with three bonus colourised versions. Fantastic fun and an ideal stocking filler for lovers of classic comedy.
Classic 90s comedy with the ultimate snob Hyacinth Bucket (bouquet) and her long-suffering husband, Richard, who in one episode becomes a sherry-fuelled Santa! Quality comedy from the BBC.
These classic episodes were originally broadcast in 1973 and 1974. The highly-popular BBC sitcom starred one of my favourite double-acts Wilfrid Brambell and Harry H. Corbett and was, of course, set in a rag and bone yard.
"Listen very carefully, I shall say 'zis only once!" Welcome to Nouvion in occupied France, and to Café René, where there are plenty of surprises in these hilarious Christmas Specials from the legendary comedy writers Lloyd and Croft.
Four seasonal episodes of one of the nineties most successful sitcoms starring Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson as Essex sisters Sharon and Tracey, and Lesley Joseph as their cougar-like neighbour and friend Dorien.
Featuring three hilarious episodes; Jessica's First Christmas, Learning to Drive and Learning to Fly. Stars Michael Crawford as the accident-prone, beret-wearing Frank Spencer. Festive slapstick fun which had us all in stitches with laughter back in the 70s.
Enjoy, once again, the controversial opinions of loud-mouthed misery guts Alf Garnett (played by Warren Mitchell) who was annoyed about just about everything including immigrants, the unions, the Labour Party, Scousers and the price of beer! These hilarious Christmas specials were broadcast between 1985 and 1990.
The Peckham-based, wheeler-dealing Del Boy (David Jason) and his dodgy antics together with Rodney (Nicholas Lyndhurst), his naive younger brother never failed to amuse, and this DVD includes the 2001, 2002 and 2003 Christmas specials.
A true 70s classic from the BBC, this DVD features three episodes;
1. Battle of the Giants - A happy wartime Christmas often meant pooling coupons, even for simple festive fare such as shortbread biscuits and shelter cake.
2. My Brother and I - Captain Mainwaring arranges for a sherry party for local dignitaries, but during the festivities an unwelcome guest arrives.
3. The Love of Threee Oranges - As Christmas is coming, the Vicar decides to hold a bazaar to raise money for comforts for troops on active duty, and he asks for contributions from the troop.
"I don't believe it!". Yes, it's the ultimate misery guts, pensioner Victor Meldrew (Richard Wilson) who was on fine form in these two 90s Christmas specials Starbound and Endgame. Featuring endless moaning and mishaps galore, this is the perfect way to enjoy a very miserable Christmas!
Featuring the episode A Cup O'Tea An A SLice O' Cake where Worzel puts on his party head and heads off to the Scarecrow ball. Jon Pertwee was fabulous as the scatty Worzel, as was Una Stubbs as the irrepressible Aunt Buying this for your children is the excuse for taking a trip down memory lane. There are guest appearances from a young Barbara Windsor and Billy Connolly. An imaginative story that even kids of today will still love watching.
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