Ian Ogilvy takes on the mantle of Simon Templer in the follow up series to the Saint

The Return Of The Saint, 1978

An often forgotten piece of cult TV and the succesor to the popular Roger Moore 1960's TV series. During the 1970's there were many big budget high action TV Dramas, some of which were updated versions of or...

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 New Avengers

The New Avengers - 1976 In tribute To Brian Clemens, 1931 - 2015 and Patrick Macnee, 1922 - 2015 The cult British secret agent fantasy adventure television series that was the sequel to the successful 196...

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 ...

Steptoe Cursed?

Was There Really Friction Between The Two Stars Of Steptoe And Son? The Curse Of Steptoe, 2008 Broadcast in 2008, as part of a BBC4 series of programs under "The Curse Of Comedy" umbrella.  The drama won wi...

Blake’s 7, 1978

Another Sci-Fi classic from the BBC.  Blake's 7 was the brainchild of Daleks creator and former gag writer Terry Nation.  It ran for four series between 1978 and 1981. Popular from its first broadcast, watch...

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...

Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me

Frankie Howerd: Rather You Than Me, 2008 Another one off special shown as part of the 2008 BBC Curse Of Comedy season. David Walliams stars as Frankie Howerd.  A life long fan of the original camp comic, Wa...

The Sweeney

The Sweeney, 1970 - 1978 Another Police drama, this time it's cult police drama with The Sweeney. Produced by Euston Films (Thames Television's film making division) for ITV, The Sweeney ran for four series...