bob monkhouse gameshow host, comedian and all round entertainer

What A Performance – 1997

What A Performance was a short series of 8 shows, looking at different genres of comedy.  It began as a one off in 1997, coming back for three shows in 1999 and four in 2000. Summary Presented by Bob Monk...

Parkinson

Parkinson - 1971 Over the years the chat show has been the main stay of television and their can be no chat show host more highly regarded than Michael Parkinson. Beginning his career as a journalist and mo...

The Hypnotic World of Paul McKenna, 1993

Former radio presenter and now respected self help guru Paul Mc Kenna made his television debut in 1993 with this entertainment show that ran for four years over seventeen episodes. Initially the show ran as...

Top Of The Pops

Top Of The Pops - 1964 - 2006 Perhaps television's best known music program, was a regular fixture on our screens for forty two years, cocking up a mammoth 2213 episodes. Top of the Pops was created by BBC ...

Re-Works And Comebacks

As the Strictly Come Dancing Juggernaut arrives in Blackpool and as the good Doctor has de-materialised till Christmas, oh and of course today is the day the stars turn out to record the new Band Aid single we ...

Opportunity Knocks, 1949 – 1990

The original talent show and almost certainly the forerunner to Britain's Got Talent, many people will not be aware of just how long this show get bouncing back for.  Over the years it has been responsible for ...