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It’s Christmas !

It's that time of year again when all the prices go up, people bulk buy bread and milk like it's going on rationing and oh yes there's those wonderful Christmas records and ads. There was a time when it wasn...

Talking Animals ? It Must Be…..

Animal Magic, 1962 I always felt they should bring this back with Paul O Grady hosting.  Animal Magic had to be one of the most imaginative children's television programs ever.  It combined education and a sen...

Commercial Break Christmas 1970’s Style

The Ads From Our Most Popular Search Throughout 2016 the most consistently popular search has been 1970's sitcoms.  As it's Christmas here's a selection of ads you might have been watching 40 years ago. Do ...
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Tribute To The Late….

In the last six years since we started this site we have lost some of Britain's most beloved entertainers.  From those who played characters in our favourite sitcoms to the true legends of entertainment. So ...
Warren Mitchell stars in the 1991 BBC comedy series so you think you've got troubles

Looking Ahead !

Well 2015 has been and gone.  We've said goodbye to the last remaining cast member from Are You Being Served? Nicholas Smith, we've said goodbye to the actor who brought us the iconic Alf Garnett - Warren Mitch...
cult kids TV show The Wombles returns to Channel 5

1st August 2015 – News Round Up

Scouring around various media there have been some interesting TV news stories, we've rounded up some that have caught our interest. Hancock's Edinburgh Festival As we mentioned recently Kevin Mc Nally is...

Hancock – In His Own Words

In 1960, Tony Hancock was interviewed by John Freeman for the BBC's Face To Face.  This was a series of in depth interviews.  In the week leading up to the 60th anniversary of the first broadcast of Hancock's H...

New Faces And Old Hands

Last Of The Summer Wine - The Next Generation, 2008 We left the story in 2008 with the entry of a new character Hobbo played by Russ Abbott, he would form a new trio of central characters with Entwhistle (Burt...