Sapphire And Steel

Sapphire And Steel - 1979 Proving that good sci - fi was not just the domain of the BBC, this atmospheric at times even creepy series was a huge hit for ITV.The brainchild of Peter J. Hammond, who came up ...

Common As Muck

Common As Muck, 1994 BAFTA nominated Common As Muck was a BBC comedy-drama.Featuring an all star cast it ran for two series of six episodes each in 1994 and 1997.  A number of new characters were introduce...

Hancock And Joan

Hancock And Joan, 2008 First shown in 2008 as part of the BBC's Curse Of Comedy series, Hancock and Joan was nominated in three categories at the 2009 British Academy Television Awards: best actor for Ken Stot...

Blake’s 7

Blake's 7, 1978 As with many sci-fi programs, Blake's 7 has gained cult status among TV fans.  Produced for the BBC, with a more adult audience in mind (it went out Monday evenings) it ran for four series....

Doctor Who Cancelled ?

It Was 30 years Ago Today! Thirty years ago today around 7.55 pm on a Wednesday, this happened....https://youtu.be/f_1LKxS-iR0  Troubled TimesAs The Doctor and Ace walked off ...

Z-Cars

Z-Cars - 1962 Stepping away from comedy for a while to look at some more classic TV.Z-Cars was a British TV drama series whose stories revolved around the work of mobile uniformed police in the fictional t...

Boys From The Blackstuff

"Gis A Job!" Boys From The Blackstuff, 1982 From the pen of renowned playwright Alan Bleasdale came this sequel to his 1978 play 'The Black Stuff'.Boys From the Blackstuff is now seen by many as a piece o...

He Ain’t Oz !

Spender, 1991 Jimmy Nail will perhaps be best remembered as Oz from hit TV series Auf Wiedershen Pet.  However in 1991 he took on a quite different role as Detective Sergeant Freddie Spender.Like Auf Wiede...

Richard O’Sullivan Is…..

Dick Turpin - 1979 Another of those golden oldie TV series that used to air on a Saturday night.  This time we have Richard O'Sullivan, famed for his comedy performances in Man About The House, Robin's Nest an...

The Kenny Everett Story

The Best Possible Taste - The Kenny Everett Story, 2012 Kenny Everett remains one of radio's most beloved DJ's.  His inventive genius and collection of zany characters made him a household name both on radio a...