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WATCH: Americans Watch Father Ted

Father Ted is a Channel 4 commissioned sitcom that was produced by British independent production company Hat Trick Productions. Created by Irish writers Arthur Mathews & Graham Linehan and directed by Declan Lowney, the series starred a predominantly Irish cast and originally aired over three series from 21 April 1995 until 1 May 1998, including …

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Great Sitcoms

Why is ‘Fawlty Towers’ so good? In April 2019 Fawlty Towers was voted (ahead of Father Ted and Alan Partridge) as Britain’s Best Ever Sitcom. See the final list below. Launched in 1975 and with only 12 episodes in 2 Seasons this classic BBC sitcom is having a surging lease …

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Comedy Sketch: Are You a Christian Miss?

Have you got a friend in Jesus? Sketch from The Catherine Tate Show. Lauren and her schoolmates are preparing to go on a field trip and, like all teenage girls, that’s no excuse to ignore fashion and style. However, Lauren’s teacher seems to have ridden roughshod over that rule. “Is …

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Vintage: The Pail from The Carol Burnett Show

A distressed woman (Carol Burnett) visits her psychiatrist (Harvey Korman) and they end up discovering a shared connection from their past. While there’s no truth to the rumour that “CBS” ever stood for The Carol Burnett Show, for eleven seasons and 278 episodes, this star-studded extravaganza of sketch comedy, song …

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An Investigation Into Irish Moonshine

The Irish have been brewing Poteen for hundreds of years. It’s Irish moonshine. It’s illegal and it packs a punch! Neil Lundy reports from a remote part of County Galway, Ireland. Translated as, “once you drink it, you’ll be so sh*tfaced your ailments will be forgotten!” US reporter Neil Lundy …

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Throwback Viral: Can I Have Your Number

Here at Grintage we thought what about some ‘nostalgia’! This new series ‘No.1 Viral’ will look back on some of the most hilarious videos that went viral. At the time these were published, people were constantly quoting them – and you couldn’t escape the remixes. If you hadn’t seen the video everyone was …

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