The Lighter Side is a British comedy television series that deals with a
list of the most critical and important events happening around the
world and presents these topics in a light-hearted and comical fashion.
In its first episode, comedian Tony Hancock plays a funny civil servant
and shows how he deals with some important issues facing him as he lives
his life as a working-class individual in Britain. The Lighter Side is
directed by Layla Sabih and first aired on BBC on 1951.