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S02E01 – Bring Back Ballard!

We're back with the first episode of series 2 and a general chit chat about the universally adored Fawlty...

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S02E00 – Season 2 Trailer

We're back with Series 2 of the SADDO podcast - The Sitcom Archive Deep Dive Overdrive. This time around we're...

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S01E31 – Rab C Briers

As we sadly reach the conclusion of our Good Life odyssey, the focus is all on Her Maj and...

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S01E30 – Yuletide Felicitations

It's the famous Christmas episode of The Good Life! Will Margo's Christmas tree meet her oh-so-specific height requirements? WTF...

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S01E29 – Naff Off!

As we reach the final episode (excluding the specials), there's heartbreak for the Goods as anarchist burglars break in...

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S01E28 – The Nose Job Investigation

Jerry's gin addled mind has him convinced that proving his opponent's nose is cosmetically enhanced is the best way...

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S01E27 – Suits You Sir!

As Jerry and Margo prepare to schmooze their way into Sir's good books to land Jerry the top job...

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S01E26.5 – James Hogg (Author of Richard Briers Biography)

In this bonus episode, Alison is joined by James Hogg, author of 'More Than Just a Good Life' (the...

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S01E26 – ERNIE! (The Crappest Salesman in the West)

When Tom accompanies Margo to Dorking, the manipulative bastard is delighted when she sets her heart (and Jerry's chequebook)...

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S01E25 – The £280 Fortnum & Mason Hamper

When Barbara steps in to the breach to speak at the Townswomen's Guild, she's an instant hit. The only possible...

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We’re not afficionados – we’re just a couple of SADDOs who love classic British sitcoms from the 70s and 80s!

Alison Barton-Simmons

Alison Barton Simmons

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Blathering on about our favourite sitcoms of yesteryear is fun.  So much so that when we’re not talking about shows like The Good Life, Open All Hours and Dear John, we’re writing about them!  Check out our latest blog posts for some gushing love letters to the shows, characters, fashion and language of the 1970s and 1980s

Margo Leadbetter - Fashion - The Good Life

Margo Leadbetter: Elegant, Timeless Fashion Icon

Regularly voted one of the best sitcom characters ever created, the appeal of The Good Life’s Margo Leadbetter is an enduring one.  Approaching 50 years since Margo first graced our screens — floral print mumus, kaftans and colourful headbands to the fore — her appeal as a comedy creation and a fashion icon, has never diminished…

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