The Professionals

The Professionals, 1977 The Professionals was a hugely popular crime-drama series created by Brian Clemens of 'The Avengers' fame. Originally to have been  called "The A-Squad", it first hit our TV screens ...

Dixon Of Dock Green

Dixon Of Dock Green, 1955 Perhaps one of the most fondly remembered Police dramas on television.  This gentle drama was made by the BBC's light entertainment department.  Despite it's popularity it's not been ...
michael sheen plays kenneth williams in the drama based on his own diaries fantabulosa

Fantabulosa!

Fantabulosa! 2006 It's thirty years since comedy legend Kenneth Williams died.  we look back at the 2006 drama based on his diaries. Fantabulosa! was a one off television play about the life and times of ca...

We’re Doomed…

We're Doomed, Th Dad's Army Story, 2015 It's hard to believe that Dad's Army has been delighting audiences for fifty years.  Back in 2015 just a year before a new Dad's Army movie, the BBC commissioned this on...

Randall And Hopkirk Re-Made?

Randall And Hopkirk (Deceased) The Re-Make, 2000 How could you mess with a cult classic? Well the BBC did and made quite a good job of it.  In 2000 Randall and Hopkirk returned to our screens on a Saturday nig...
main cast of the original randall and hpkirk deceased

Randall And Hopkirk (Deceased)

Randall And Hopkirk (Deceased), 1969 This now cult TV show was produced by ITC who were the production company behind many cult TV shows around the time. Surprisingly there were only twenty six episodes eve...
Geoffrey Hutchings and Samantha Spiro star as Sid james ansd Barbera Windsor in the TV drama Cor Blimey

Cor, Blimey!

Cor, Blimey! 2000 In all the Carry On Films we see Sid James' character lusting after Barbera Windsor's Character.  Whilst on screen it was for laughs, in real life James fell head first for his co-star. Co...

Minder, 1979

Minder - The Dennis Waterman Years - 1979 - 1985 and 1988 - 1989 Originally intended as a vehicle for Dennis Waterman, it also made George Cole's Arthur Daley one of the all time great comedy characters. Mi...
opening credits excerpt from the cult tv series tales of the unexpected

Tales Of The Unexpected

Tales Of The Unexpected - 1979 A bit of cult drama for today's post.  Yes it's the one with the haunting theme tune and swaying dancers in the titles.  Well we like to keep it interesting. Originally titled...
David Threlfall as Tommy Cooper in Not Like That, Like This

Tommy Cooper: Not Like That Like This

Tommy Cooper: Not Like That Like This, 2014 Tommy Cooper was one of Britain's best loved comedians.  The trademark fez and the tricks that always seemed to go wrong made him a household name. Throughout the 19...