Mrs Thatcher – A Satirist’s Dream

Mrs Thatcher - A Satirist's Dream Love her or hate her Margaret Thatcher was one of the country's most famous politicians and quite possibly the most satirised.  From Spitting Image to impressions and even an ...

Poking Fun At The Establishment

Poking Fun At The Establishment From politicians to the Royal Family we've been poking fun at them for decades.  From impressionist Mike Yarwood, through Spitting Image, to Dead Ringers every politician has ha...
Terry Wogan hosts his own chat show Wogan

Wogan

Wogan, 1982 Way back whilst he was still King of the airwaves, Terry Wogan got a primetime BBC TV chat show in 1982.  It was not his first TV chat show his fist had been an ITV show Lunchtime with Wogan in 197...
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The Legends Of Saturday Night TV

The Very Best Of Saturday Night Classics Remember when Saturday was the best night of the week on TV? Here's a selection of some of the greats, how many do you remember and how many have stood the test of time...

Sunday Night At The London Palladium

Sunday Night At The London Palladium, 1955 Perhaps one of Television's most appealing variety shows, Sunday Night at the Palladium is a British television variety show/institution that has been hosted from the...

May Cause Offence

May Cause Offence, The Comedian Comedian Roy 'Chubby' Brown hit the headlines yesterday after a gig was cancelled as it was felt his material was too offensive.  Let's face it plenty of vintage sitcoms have be...

New Faces

Before There Was Britain's Got Talent There were.......New Faces, 1973 New Faces was the popular talent show that originally ran in the 1970's on a Saturday night for six series.  Screened on ITV the show is p...

TV Heroes

TV Heroes, 1993 TV Heroes was a series of short documentaries on the subject matter of some of TV's greatest stars.It ran for 18 episodes: 10 in 1993 returning briefly for 2 more in 1994 with the final 6 a...
Foggy, Clegg and compo in last of the summer win'e 1979 BBC Christmas special

Platinum Jubilee

Platinum Jubilee, The Pick Of 70 years Of Great British Comedy Part One, Sitcom At The Royal VarietyOver the last 70 years Britain has produced some of the most beloved sitcoms that have sold all over the ...

Steptoe And Son At 60

The Legacy Of Steptoe And Son, Part 2 We're remembering Britain's best known Rag and Bone men: Steptoe And Son as they celebrate 60 years since their first appearance on TV.In part 1 we looked at the show'...