Game For A Laugh

Game For A Laugh, 1981 Remember the catchphrase? "Watching you, watching us, watching you!" Yes folks it's the London Weekend Television "Light Entertainment" show that was reputably the reason for the BBC'...
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Look Who’s In The Frame……

Tarby's Frame Game, 1987 Another Game Show, another comedian. Jimmy Tarbuck was the presenter in this ITV Game Show.  Produced by Yorkshire Television it ran for three series between 1987 and 1989, running ...

Les Dawson’s Got Friends….

Les Dawson's Fast Friends, 1991 Les Dawson was a huge success on Blankety Blank but had less success with this sort lived game show. Les Dawson's Fast Friends was an adaptation of an unsold pilot produced f...

It’s Nice To See Him Back, To See Him…Nice

Bruce Forsyth's Generation Game, 1990 It was in 1990 that Bruce Forsyth brought back the popular Genearation Game.  Initially it was broadcast on a Friday night, but by series two it was back in it's rightful ...

Larry Grayson Steps Into Bruce’s Shoes

Larry Grayson's Generation Game, 1978 As we get closer to Sunday and a new Generation Game We look back at the original Bruce had left to host ‘The Big Night’ leaving the BBC with a vacancy for their premier ...

The Original Generation Game….

Bruce Forsyth And The Generation Game 1971 - 1977 There are few things we find funnier than when watching someone else "mess it up."  The Generation Game was a prime example of just that. Based on the Dutch...

Odds Make Points In …….

Winner Takes All, 1975 An old game show from 1970's Friday nights, hosted by another comedian, this time it's Jimmy Tarbuck. Winner Takes All first aired in 1975, hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck it ran until 1987, ...

Have A Look At What You Could”ve Won…

Bullseye, 1981 Remember Sunday evenings, Jim Bowen and his famous catchphrase, "You can't beat a bit of Bully" Bullseye was the hugely popular game show that originally ran from 1981 - 1995, where it was ho...

It Could Still Be A Big Night If You…….

Play Your Cards Right, 1980 Another game show classic from the longest serving British Entertainer, Bruce Forsyth. Initially produced by London Weekend Television in 1980 where it ran for eight series until...