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...

You Can’t Keep A Good Idea Down !

It all started with Candid Camera in 1960 and then again as part of Game For A Laugh and Beadle's About, then we have Just For Laughs and now the oldies are getting in on the act with Off Their Rockers.Cand...
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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 ...

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...
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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...
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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 ...
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ITV at 60

It can't have failed to catch your attention that ITV is 60 this year.  In a world of reality TV, dramas and sport the good old sitcom seems largely forgotten on ITV, despite some real gems produced over the ye...

It’s That Time Of Year

No it's not the Chicken Song, although some of the tunes are nausiating, it's........... Eurovision Now to a casual viewer or listner to BBC you might be forgiven for thinking that Eurovsion is a serious busi...