Larry Grayson Steps Into Bruce’s Shoes

Larry Grayson's Generation Game, 1978 Bruce had left to host ‘The Big Night’ leaving the BBC with a vacancy for their premier Saturday night show.Alan Boyd, producer of the Generation Game at the time, rem...

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...

For Facts Sake

For Facts Sake, 2018 Mrs Brown star Brendan O'Carroll ditches Mammy's dresses to front a panel show featuring some familiar faces.For Facts Sake ran for one series of six episodes in 2018.SummaryBr...

Sale Of The Century

Sale Of The Century, 1971 In Tribute To Nicholas Parsons "From Norwich - It's The Quiz Of The Week."Once prime time must see Friday night TV.  Sale of the Century was a UK game show based on a US game sho...
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Takeover Bid

Takeover Bid, 1990 Thirty years ago Bruce Forsyth returned to the BBC.He was to host a revived version of The Generation Game, but before that it was time to host a whole new game show: Takeover Bid.De...

Family Fortunes, Original Series

Family Fortunes - 1980 Long running game show Family Fortunes was originally played with real people, before a revived version launched with the now popular trend of using celebrities.First airing in 1980 ...

Give Us A Clue

Give Us A Clue, 1979 Give Us A Clue was the long running game show version of charades.The original series was broadcast weekdays for three hundred and three episodes over seventeen series.  The show has g...

Blockbusters

Blockbusters, 1983 Blockbusters is the cult quiz show that aired for ten series between 1983 and 1993.  Based on an American TV show of the same name that aired in the USA in 1980.It was Central Independen...

Gameshow Marathon

Gameshow Marathon, 2005 Gameshow Marathon was the generic title given to two series of show,s fifteen episodes in all, that recreated classic game shows.Ant and Dec's Gameshow Marathon was the first in 200...