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My Best of British Comedy DVD Collection

A Listmania! list by P. Hargreaves "writerpaul" (Doncaster, South Yorkshire)
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The Best of Morecambe & Wise [DVD]
1.  The Best of Morecambe & Wise [DVD] DVD ~ Eric Morecambe
The list author says:
  "The greatest British comedy duo ever and the funniest. With great sketches like the breakfast sketch, Antony and Cleopatra and great moments from a unique pair of counterparts."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Fawlty Towers - Series 1 & 2 [1975] [DVD]
2.  Fawlty Towers - Series 1 & 2 [1975] [DVD] DVD ~ John Cleese
The list author says:
  "This is one of the best British Sitcoms ever written. Funny time and time again, no-one should be without it. A hilarious and accurate depiction of British characters and guest house/hotel life."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (357 customer reviews)

The Best of Victoria Wood [DVD]
3.  The Best of Victoria Wood [DVD] DVD ~ Victoria Wood
The list author says:
  "Anything Victoria Wood, including Dinnerladies is great stuff. This with Acorn Antiques and hilarious sketches, some with Julie Walters is not to be missed. Will give you hours of pleasure this one."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rising Damp: The Complete First Series [DVD] [1974]
4.  Rising Damp: The Complete First Series [DVD] [1974] DVD ~ Leonard Rossiter
The list author says:
  "Rising Damp is another old but gleaming gem. A miserly landlord who makes passes at Miss Jones and Leonard Rossiter as Rigsby is 1st class in this. Roll on Series 2 let's hope it's released soon."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

The League of Gentlemen - Series 1 [DVD] [1999]
5.  The League of Gentlemen - Series 1 [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Mark Gatiss
The list author says:
  "Fresh, sick, innovative, creative, strange and very funny. League of Gentlemen is an excellent contemporary comedy and it's black humour in every sense of the word. Try also Series 2,3."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Father Ted : Complete Box Set [DVD] [1995]
6.  Father Ted : Complete Box Set [DVD] [1995] DVD ~ Dermot Morgan
The list author says:
  "Father Ted is brilliant - a satrical look at the catholic priesthood. Jack - feck, arse, girls. The wonderful - Tea father Mrs Doyle, the not too bright Dougal and Ted."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em: The Complete Collection [1973] [DVD]
7.  Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em: The Complete Collection [1973] [DVD] DVD ~ Michael Crawford
The list author says:
  "Michael Crawford as Frank Spencer is excellent and the stunts alone are worth watching. The funniest bits for me are when Frank and his mother-in-law don't hit it off. Another classic that never dates"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Open All Hours - Series One [1976] [DVD]
8.  Open All Hours - Series One [1976] [DVD] DVD ~ Ronnie Barker
The list author says:
  "f-f-f-fetch a cloth granville. Being from Doncaster does make me biased, but the comic timing and sharp wit of this classic sitcom is not to be missed. Ronnie Barker and David Jason are marvellous."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Brittas Empire - The Complete Series 1 [1991] [DVD]
9.  The Brittas Empire - The Complete Series 1 [1991] [DVD] DVD ~ Chris Barrie
The list author says:
  "Chris Barrie is excellent as the health centre manager with a vision Mr Brittas. Funny although highly unlikely in places Brittas is excellent at playing the unwitting fool."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

The Fast Show - Series One [DVD] [1994]
10.  The Fast Show - Series One [DVD] [1994] DVD ~ Paul Whitehouse
The list author says:
  "Ohhh suits you sir. This is ace stuff and there are lines from this comedy that have entered mainstream culture. Quick, punchy sketches that are funny and thought provoking. Series 2 is also available"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

The Best of Not the 9 O'Clock News - Volume 1 [DVD] [1979]
11.  The Best of Not the 9 O'Clock News - Volume 1 [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "With Rowan Atkinson, Smith and Jones and Pam Stephenson this satirical sketch show is brilliant. I love this because it sums up the 80's and is an interesting outlook on the era of my teenage years."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

The Very Best of Dad's Army [DVD]
12.  The Very Best of Dad's Army [DVD] DVD ~ Arthur Lowe
The list author says:
  "Stupid Boy!! Dad's Army is an old favourite and for me will always be funny. Corporal Jones, Capt. Mainwaring, Sgt. Wilson, Fraser, Godfrey and Pike. Excellent British humour and touching at times."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Very Best of Steptoe and Son [1962] [DVD]
13.  The Very Best of Steptoe and Son [1962] [DVD] DVD ~ Wilfrid Brambell
The list author says:
  "Steptoe and Son was excellent and another old gem. Much of our best comedy comes from the Steptoe/Dad's Army/Morecome and Wise era. The comic interplay between the father and son is well observed."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Gimme Gimme Gimme: The Complete Series 1 [DVD] [1999]
14.  Gimme Gimme Gimme: The Complete Series 1 [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Kathy Burke
The list author says:
  "An excellent duo from Kathy Burke and James Dreyfus as Linda and Tom. They are flatmates and they are both after a man, hence the title. Funny incidents occur in the pursuit of a legover - cool!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

The Thin Blue Line: Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [1995] [DVD]
15.  The Thin Blue Line: Complete BBC Series 1 & 2 [1995] [DVD] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "There is a link James Dreyfus has a minor part in this. However, Inspector Grim from CID and the shennanigans in a police station is marvellous. Watch this and you'll have lots of entertainment."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews)

Are You Being Served?: The Movie [DVD]
16.  Are You Being Served?: The Movie [DVD] DVD ~ John Inman
The list author says:
  "Shame there isn't a DVD of the series out yet as Are you being served? was a sharp well written sitcom about a department store and the characters in it I love. I am unanimous in this - Mrs Slocombe."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus [DVD]
17.  The Best of Monty Python's Flying Circus [DVD] DVD ~ Graham Chapman
The list author says:
  "No great British comedy collection would be complete without Monty Python - just buy it it's wierd and wacky but inspired and genius too. The influence it had on British comedy is huge and pervasive."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Best of The Two Ronnies (BBC) [1971] [DVD]
18.  The Best of The Two Ronnies (BBC) [1971] [DVD] DVD ~ Ronnie Barker
The list author says:
  "Another great comic Duo the Two Ronnies. Their sketches are often brilliant especially when they play with language. Top drawer stuff and I can't applaud it enough."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Best of French & Saunders [DVD] [1987]
19.  The Best of French & Saunders [DVD] [1987] DVD ~ Dawn French
The list author says:
  "The pair who are just funny when looking at them together. An excellent collection of some of the best French & Saunder work, but could do with a seperate DVD for more modern stuff."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Lee Evans: Wired and Wonderful - Live at Wembley [DVD] [2002]
20.  Lee Evans: Wired and Wonderful - Live at Wembley [DVD] [2002] DVD ~ Lee Evans
The list author says:
  "Lee Evans is a wonderful comedian - lively, energetic and scathingly accurate about everyday life. Buy it if you like your stand ups to have vibrancy."
3.99   Used & New from: 0.86
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

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