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  • Please Sir [1971]Please Sir | DVD | (18/10/2004) from £2.99   |  Saving you £7.00 (234.11%)   |  RRP £9.99

    A two-week stay in the country excludes the troublesome class 5C but their leader is able to convince the headmaster that it's just what they need... Based on the the original TV series starring John Alderton and Joan Sanderson this is classic seventies comedy at its finest. It also features the vocal talents of Cilla Black with 'La La La Lu'.

  • Mixed Blessings - The Complete Series 1 [DVD]Mixed Blessings - The Complete Series 1 | DVD | (12/03/2012) from £9.43   |  Saving you £3.56 (37.75%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Created and written by Sid Green (Morecambe and Wise: Two of a Kind, The Strange World of Gurney Slade) Mixed Blessings stars Christopher Blake (That s My Boy) and Muriel Odunton as a mixed-race couple struggling to placate their disapproving and constantly bickering families. This popular and for its time provocative series also stars much-loved sitcom stalwarts Carmen Munroe (The Fosters), Joan Sanderson (Please Sir!), and Ernest Clark (Doctor...). Graduates Thomas Simpson and Susan Lambert are young lovers who are about to embark on married life, but their happiness is tempered by a deep trepidation. Social worker Susan is black, and out-of-work engineer Christopher is white... and breaking the news of the marriage to their respective families is only the beginning of their problems! Exasperated by the anxieties of both sets of in-laws, the newlyweds decide to take up an offer of accommoda-tion from Christopher's sympathetic aunt, Dorothy the only relative who believes the marriage will actually work...

  • Mixed Blessings - The Complete Series 3 [DVD]Mixed Blessings - The Complete Series 3 | DVD | (02/07/2012) from £13.48   |  Saving you £6.51 (48.29%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Created and written by Sid Green (Morecambe and Wise: Two of a Kind, The Strange World of Gurney Slade), Mixed Blessings stars Christopher Blake (That's My Boy) and Muriel Odunton as a mixed-race couple struggling to placate their disapproving and constantly bickering families. This popular and - for its time - provocative series also stars much-loved sitcom stalwarts Carmen Munro (The Fosters), and Joan Sanderson (Please Sir!).With Susan expecting the couple's first child, there's no shortage of advice from everyone around her. Thomas's father Edward thinks a family holiday by the sea is just the ticket at such an exhausting time; Thomas naturally assumes that the role of a father-to-be is to help as much as possible. Susan, however, insists that he shouldn't interfere... unless she asks him to!

  • Mixed Blessings - The Complete Series 2 [DVD]Mixed Blessings - The Complete Series 2 | DVD | (28/05/2012) from £17.53   |  Saving you £-4.54 (N/A%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Created and written by Sid Green (Morecambe and Wise: Two of a Kind, The Strange World of Gurney Slade), Mixed Blessings stars Christopher Blake (That's My Boy) and Muriel Odunton as a mixed-race couple struggling to placate their disapproving and constantly bickering families. This popular and - for its time - provocative series also stars much-loved sitcom stalwarts Carmen Munro (The Fosters), and Joan Sanderson (Please Sir!).Series Two finds the ever-obliging newlyweds continuing to be torn between two sets of in-laws, as Thomas finally lands an engineering job, and Susan announces her pregnancy. Her news meets with typically mixed responses: fathers-in-law William and Edward seem dismayed, and even Matilda and Annie, who both welcome the event, find a reason to squabble. Thomas and Susan - who'd hoped a baby might just bring the two families together - are once again driven to despair...

  • Please Sir!: The Complete Fenn Street Collection [DVD]Please Sir!: The Complete Fenn Street Collection | DVD | (02/07/2018) from £42.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    One of television's all-time-great sitcoms, Please Sir! stars John Alderton as Bernard Hedges, a newly qualified teacher thrown in at the deep end when he is assigned to sort out an unruly class of teenagers at Fenn Street Secondary Modern School. Helped (and sometimes hindered) by his fellow teachers, he has to combat the wiles of the devious school caretaker as well as the full might of class 5C! Created by comedy giants John Esmonde and Bob Larbey, who would go on to further success with Get Some In!, The Good Life and Ever Decreasing Circles, this collection contains Features: Please Sir! all 55 episodes of the original series Please, Sir! the 1971 feature film The Fenn Street Gang all 47 episodes of the Please Sir! sequel Bowler all 13 episodes of the Fenn Street spin-off

  • After Henry - The Complete Series [DVD] [1988]After Henry - The Complete Series | DVD | (02/11/2009) from £18.99   |  Saving you £31.00 (163.24%)   |  RRP £49.99

    After Henry: The Complete Series (6 Discs)

  • Anyone for Denis? [DVD]Anyone for Denis? | DVD | (03/09/2018) from £7.29   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Written by actor, best-selling author and noted satirist John Wells and based on his and Richard Ingrams' hilarious Dear Bill letters for Private Eye Anyone for Denis? was a major West End hit in the early 1980s and remains an unequivocally high watermark of British farce. Starring Wells himself as the much-put-upon Denis and Angela Thorne in an arguably career-best performance as The Iron Lady, a remarkable supporting cast includes Robert Stephens, Joan Sanderson, Alfred Molina, Roy Kinnear, Nicky Henson and John Cater. This television adaptation for Thames Television one of the hits of the ITV network's 1982 Christmas season was directed award-winning writer/director (and comedy legend in his own right) Dick Clement. While Maggie is away at a Euro-Conference, Denis invites two of his drinking chums for a weekend of mischief at Chequers. Things start to go seriously wrong, however, when she returns unexpectedly and mistakes her husband's friends for EEC Commissioners!

  • After Henry - Series 1 - CompleteAfter Henry - Series 1 - Complete | DVD | (10/03/2008) from £6.98   |  Saving you £11.00 (275.69%)   |  RRP £14.99

    After Henry follows the comfortable middle-class lives of three women; except that for one of them life isn't all that comfortable... Sarah has been left well provided for by her late husband but unfortunately she has also been left with a demanding mother and a prickly adolescent daughter who craves independence just as long as mother is there to clear up the mess... Episodes Comprise: 1. The Older Man 2. Phonecalls 3. The Teapot 4. Security 5. Romantic Complications 6. The Birthday

  • All Gas And GaitersAll Gas And Gaiters | DVD | (03/11/2003) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £19.99

    All 11 surviving episodes of the classic TV comedy. 'All Gas And Gaitors' is a sitcom centred on the ecclesiastical rivalries at St. Oggs a 13th Century cathedral. All 11 surviving episodes are included in this release. Episode titles: The Bishop Rides Again The Bishop Gets The Sack The Bishop Sees A Ghost The Bishop Loves His Neighbour The Bishops Heats The System The Bishop Warms Up The Bishop Entertains The Bishop Gives A Present The Bishop Shows His Loyalty The Bish

  • After Henry - Series 3 - CompleteAfter Henry - Series 3 - Complete | DVD | (20/04/2009) from £8.86   |  Saving you £11.13 (55.70%)   |  RRP £19.99

    BAFTA-nominated comedy After Henry follows the comfortable middle-class lives of three women - except that for one of them life isn''t all that comfortable... Sarah has been left well provided for by her late husband but unfortunately she has also been left with a demanding mother and a prickly adolescent daughter who craves independence - just as long as mother is there to clear up the mess... Starring Prunella Scales (Fawlty Towers) as put-upon Sarah and Joan Sanderson (Please Sir!) as Eleanor her interfering waspish mother After Henry is written by multiple BAFTA nominee Simon Brett (Rosemary & Thyme) and directed by sit-com legend Peter Frazer-Jones (Man About the House George and Mildred).

  • Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! [1971]Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! | DVD | (03/02/2003) from £21.28   |  Saving you £8.71 (29.00%)   |  RRP £29.99

    Featuring the best episodes from series 2 and 3. British comedy at its best 'Please Sir' is fondly remembered by an entire generation of TV viewers. Starring John Alderton as the idealistic teacher Bernard Hedges who is put in charge of the worst class ever come back to school and relive the hilarity with 'Please Sir!'. They're Off: Bernard's class is taking his teaching methods a little too seriously when they place a bet based on what he told them in class. Appalled Bernard has to cancel the bet or the school will cancel him! Common Law: Bernard plays detective after Sharon is molested in the park on the way home from school. Prepared to be surprised because you'll be shocked at the identity of the culprit! Panalal Passes: By The first Parent Teacher Association meeting is a failure when only the parents of the new boy Panalal turn up. But when Bernard organises a second PTA meeting it's not the parents who are too lazy to turn up it's the teachers! The Sporting Life: The sports master has resigned and guess who they get to replace him! Unfortunately Bernard's swimming classes descend into chaos as Duffy's terrified of water and Dunstable just can't seem to keep those unusual swimming trunks on. Norman's Conquest: 5c decide to adopt an animal after watching a wildlife preservation programme. The adopted pet is named after Norman but what exactly is it and will it survive 5c? X Certificate: Determined that 5c will not just be the tea boys this Open Day Bernard and the class make a film about the school. It impresses no-one until a second interpretation catches the attention of a passing journalist... The Decent Thing: When Bernard spends a night with Sharon's mother he doesn't bargain on the consequences such as Sharon telling people that her mother is in the club again. Is Bernard about to have his first nervous breakdown? The Generation Gap: Class 5c becomes socially aware and take to promoting care in the community amongst the older residents. Unfortunately it's not necessarily the students who have to be co-operative as Potter finds out with Mr. De'Ath. The School Captain: The newly founded House system at Fenn Street runs into a few teething problems with election rigging and uncooperative students all whilst Bernard is trying to maintain his own reputation as Housemaster. Out Of The Frying Pan: Mrs. Savage has a rather unorthodox attitude towards lunchtime as she forces all of the school to eat in the local pub then resigns much to the confusion of Cromwell - but then he's never tried her cooking! Mixed Doubles: Abbott narrowly avoids a fight with a local yob but still manages to land a brick through a shop window. Maureen confesses her role to Bernard but will he do the right thing and tell the shopkeepers?

  • After Henry - Series 2 [1988]After Henry - Series 2 | DVD | (09/02/2009) from £10.99   |  Saving you £9.00 (81.89%)   |  RRP £19.99

    BAFTA-nominated comedy After Henry follows the comfortable middle-class lives of three women - except that for one of them life isn't all that comfortable... Sarah has been left well provided-for by her late husband but unfortunately she has also been left with a demanding mother and a prickly adolescent daughter who craves independence - just as long as mother is there to clear up the mess... Starring Prunella Scales as the put-upon Sarah and Joan Sanderson as Eleanor her interfering waspish mother After Henry is written by multiple-BAFTA nominee Simon Brett (Rosemary and Thyme) and directed by sit-com legend Peter Frazer-Jones (Man About the House George and Mildred).

  • After Henry - Series 4 - Complete [DVD] [1992]After Henry - Series 4 - Complete | DVD | (22/06/2009) from £7.98   |  Saving you £7.00 (116.86%)   |  RRP £12.99

    BAFTA-nominated comedy After Henry follows the comfortable middle-class lives of three women - except that for one of them life isn't all that comfortable... Sarah has been left well provided for by her late husband but unfortunately she has also been left with a demanding mother and a prickly adolescent daughter who craves independence - just as long as mother is there to clear up the mess...

  • Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! - Vol. 2 [1971]Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! - Vol. 2 | DVD | (03/02/2003) from £6.89   |  Saving you £3.10 (31.00%)   |  RRP £9.99

    The Sporting Life: The sports master has resigned and guess who they get to replace him! Unfortunately Bernard's swimming classes descend into chaos as Duffy's terrified of water and Dunstable just can't seem to keep those unusual swimming trunks on. Norman's Conquest: 5c decide to adopt an animal after watching a wildlife preservation programme. The adopted pet is named after Norman but what exactly is it and will it survive 5c? X Certificate: Determined that 5c will not just be the tea boys this Open Day Bernard and the class make a film about the school. It impresses no-one until a second interpretation catches the attention of a passing journalist...

  • Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! - Vol. 4 [1971]Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! - Vol. 4 | DVD | (03/02/2003) from £6.29   |  Saving you £3.70 (37.00%)   |  RRP £9.99

    Out Of The Frying Pan: Mrs. Savage has a rather unorthodox attitude towards lunchtime as she forces all of the school to eat in the local pub then resigns much to the confusion of Cromwell - but then he's never tried her cooking! Mixed Doubles: Abbott narrowly avoids a fight with a local yob but still manages to land a brick through a shop window. Maureen confesses her role to Bernard but will he do the right thing and tell the shopkeepers?

  • Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! - Vol. 1 [1971]Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! - Vol. 1 | DVD | (03/02/2003) from £20.97   |  Saving you £-10.98 (-109.90%)   |  RRP £9.99

    They're Off: Bernard's class is taking his teaching methods a little too seriously when they place a bet based on what he told them in class. Appalled Bernard has to cancel the bet or the school will cancel him! Common Law: Bernard plays detective after Sharon is molested in the park on the way home from school. Prepared to be surprised because you'll be shocked at the identity of the culprit! Panalal Passes: By The first Parent Teacher Association meeting is a failure when only the parents of the new boy Panalal turn up. But when Bernard organises a second PTA meeting it's not the parents who are too lazy to turn up it's the teachers!

  • Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! - Vol. 3 [1971]Please Sir! - The Best Of Please Sir! - Vol. 3 | DVD | (03/02/2003) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £9.99

    The Decent Thing: When Bernard spends a night with Sharon's mother he doesn't bargain on the consequences such as Sharon telling people that her mother is in the club again. Is Bernard about to have his first nervous breakdown? The Generation Gap: Class 5c becomes socially aware and take to promoting care in the community amongst the older residents. Unfortunately it's not necessarily the students who have to be co-operative as Potter finds out with Mr. De'Ath. The School Captain: The newly founded House system at Fenn Street runs into a few teething problems with election rigging and uncooperative students all whilst Bernard is trying to maintain his own reputation as Housemaster.

  • Rising Damp / Porridge / George And Mildred / Bless This HouseRising Damp / Porridge / George And Mildred / Bless This House | DVD | (18/10/2004) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £29.99

    This fantastic TV Classic Comedy Box Set will provide a feast of laughter with movie versions of some of the most popular sitcoms ever made. The set comprises movie versions of Rising Damp Porridge George and Mildred Bless This House and Please Sir.

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