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Sunday, 21.00, BBC1
So here comes Sitcom Season, and it certainly is a pan-BBC affair with a host of pilots on BBC2 and some interesting archive-based stuff on BBC4, though the most high profile stuff is here on BBC1 with four classics getting exhumed, though they’re slightly different – one’s a remake, one’s a spin-off and two are being sold as straight continuations. This is one of them, albeit with a totally different cast and writers – for obvious reasons – and apparently set in 1988, not an era often mined for comedy. The cast looks fairly decent but as to whether it’ll work or not, we have no idea.Read More