BBC’s Landmark Sitcom Season
As part of the BBC’s landmark Sitcom Season, Young Hyacinth (BBC One) charted the early life of Hyacinth before she becomes Mrs Bucket. Long before she became Mrs Bucket (pronounced Bouquet), young Hyacinth was already dreaming of matching china and a bedroom in pastel shades. But her desperate attempts to transform her sisters and her darling Daddy into an altogether better class of family are not appreciated.
Nicholas Lyndhurst returned as the accidental time traveller Gary Sparrow in Goodnight Sweetheart (BBC One). It is now 1962 and Gary Sparrow has been trapped in the past for the last 17 years.
In Hancock’s Half Hour (Thursday, 9.00pm, BBC Four) series which recreates three classic lost British sitcoms with a stellar new cast. In this episode of Hancock’s Half Hour originally broadcast in 1956, Tony has a new neighbour whose behaviour is very, very suspicious.