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 ...

Holed In One – Full Swing

Full Swing, 1996 Full Swing was a golf based game show hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck that was quite literally holed in one: one series of eight episodes.Taking it's influence from successful shows Bullseye and B...

Whodunnit ?

Whodunnit ? - 1972 Many years ago through the mists of time there was a popular talent show called Opportunity Knocks (we've covered it).  When Opp Knocks was off the air during the summer we had Whodunnit ? f...

Blankety Blank 1979 – 2002

Blankety Blank was a legendary comedy game show that sent itself and other game shows up playing up at every opportunity how cheap it was, right down to the prizes.  Running for 290 episodes and 17 series.  It ...
bruce forsyth takes his turn with a celebrity audience in an audience with bruce forsyth

Takeover Bid

Takeover Bid, 1990 Thirty years ago today Bruce Forsyth returned to the BBC.  It would have been Bank Holiday Monday at the time.He was to host a revived version of The Generation Game, but before that it ...

Big Break

Big Break, 1991 Big Break was the snooker based game show that put Jim Davidson on the light entertainment hot list.The show was in part, inspired by ITV's hit show Bullseye.  in May 1990, an unbroadcast p...
sir terry wogan presents popular teatime quiz show Wogan's perfect Recall

Wogan’s Perfect Recall

Wogan's Perfect Recall, 2008 Sir Terry jumps back to out TV screens with his first Game Show outing since Blankety Blank: Wogan's Perfect Recall.  The show became a poular teatime TV fixture.The first seri...

You Bet !

You Bet ! - 1988 Another prime time Saturday Night classic.  You Bet ran for 10 series over 101 episodes between 1988 and 1997.It was a British game show that was based around the format of German show Wet...

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.  What's more it came back for three bites of the cherry and was successful on each occcasion. ...