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. ...
Ken Dodd, Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Cooper

The All Time Greats

Are These Among Britain's All Time Greatest Entertainers? Today, 22nd February 2018, Sir Bruce Forsyth would have been 90, had we not lost him last year.  Bruce was among a now dwindling group of entertainers ...
paul daniels and assistant and wife debbie mcgee appeared in their own tv show the paul daniels magic show

The Paul Daniels Magic Show

The Paul Daniels Magic Show, 1979 - 1994 It was tragic to hear of Paul Daniels health problems, a great entertainer who brought magic to millions alongside his own unique brand of humour.  Today we look back a...
seaside special david hamilton and tony blackburn

Summer’s Here !

Seaside Special - 1975 Remember when the BBC thought people didn't watch TV in the summer, so we had filler shows.  Seaside Special is one such example. Seaside Special was a BBC light entertainment show th...