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...

Secret Army

Secret Army, 1977 Secret Army was a BBC Drama made with the Belgian national broadcaster BRT. A huge hit with audiences of the day Secret Army ran for three series notching up forty three episodes along the...

Minder, 1979

Minder - The Dennis Waterman Years - 1979 - 1985 and 1988 - 1989 Repeated on ITV 3 on a regular basis it's hard to believe that Minder is 40 years old this year. Originally intended as a vehicle for Dennis ...

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...