Comedy and The Ventriloquist

A Selection of Classic Ventriloquist Moments From the old days of the variety halls to modern day TV, we have split our sides at the antics of the ventriloquists and their dummy. From the late great Ray Allen ...

Clive James On Television

Clive James On Television - 1982 Many years ago in the mists of time Sunday nights were also prime time viewing and not just for drama. Here we have an interesting show from Sunday nights, that eventually w...

It’s Not Britain’s Got Talent !

The Big Big Talent Show, 1996 When Jonathan Ross tells you "we've got some top rank entertainment for you tonight" who knows what's coming your way... The Big, Big Talent Show was a nationwide search for th...

Terry Wogan’s Holidays

On his popular Wake Up To Wogan, the late great Sir Terry's listeners would make much mirth around his regular holidays. However it wasn't just his radio show he took holidays from.  His popular 1980's chat ...

Remembering The Much Missed Les Dawson

Les Dawson Forever, 2016 It's twenty five years at the time of writing (2018) that we lost a truly great comic genius: Les Dawson. Les Dawson Forever was a documentary, first broadcast by ITV3 in 2016 in tw...
Des O' Connor presents the ITV entertainment show Des O' Connor Tonight

Des O’Connor Talks

Des O'Connor Tonight, 1977 Des O'Connor will probably be best remembered as the butt of Eric Morecambe's jokes and a singer.  However Des started out as a comedian.  This perhaps made him the perfect host for ...
popular tv magician david nixon presents his david nixon's magic box tv series

David Nixon Presents…

The David Nixon Magic Box, 1970 David Nixon, one of the first TV magicians  was a huge hit with TV audiences in the 1960's and 70's. His Magic Box show ran three series between 1970 and 1971 running to thir...
main titles for itv hit show Stars In Their Eyes

Tonight Mathew I’m Going To Be…..

Stars In Their Eyes, 1990 Stars In Their Eyes, originally intended as a vehicle for Leslie Crowther who hosted the the show from 1990 - 1992.  Crowther took a break in 1992 following a tragic car accident, reg...
leonrd sachs presents another edition of the bbc music hall recreation the good old days

The Good Old Days

The Good Old Days, 1953 - 1983 Ken Dodd was a huge fan of old fashioned variety and that's exactly what The Good Old Days was.  A recreation of the days of Music Hall that would feature top acts of the day. ...