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 ...
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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...

The Keith Harris Show

The Keith Harris Show, 1982 Keith Harris, another entertainment legend passes away, there are now few big name ventriloquists still entertaining audiences and it makes you think how much entertainment has chan...

Top Gear, 1977

It seemed topical so we thought this post might be interesting.  It's future at this point is not clear, but Top Gear is British television institute about motor vehicles, primarily cars, and is the most widely...

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 ...