The Golden Shot

The Golden Shot, 1967 A hugely popular Sunday afternoon game show in it's time and commonly associated with Bob Monkhouse.  Based on the German TV show Der goldene Schuss, over it's nine year run it has one of...

Strike It Lucky

Strike It Lucky, 1986 It's twenty years since Strike It Lucky finished. Based on the American show of the same name, it began it's run in 1986 and just one year later (1987) it had become was the fifth most wa...

Sticky Moments

Sticky Moments, 1989 Sticky Moments was a satirical game show that probably lent itself more as a vehicle for Julian Clary's unique brand of humour than an actual game show.  However the show ran for twenty ep...

Jokers Wild

Jokers Wild, 1969 From the golden age of TV (the 1970's) we look back at this classic panel game. Produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV Jokers Wild ran for 8 series between 1969 and 1974.  The show was h...

8 out of 10 cats

8 out of 10 cats, 2005 - Present Eight out Of Ten Cats is the popular comedy panel game hosted by the master of the quick fire gag – Jimmy Carr. To date (2019) the show has ran for over 200 episodes.  New a...

The Masterspy

The Masterspy, 1977 Here's a real forgotten piece of TV.  A game show that tapped into the popular James Bond spy genre. The show ran on ITV for four series.  It came to an unfortunate end when creator Ronn...
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Small Talk

Small Talk - 1994 The simplist ideas are often the best.  The idea of kids and game shows was nothing new, even this one wasn't the first, but as it's Ronnie Corbett , it's worth a closer look. Small Talk w...

Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush !

Don't Forget Your Toothbrush, 1994 Don't Forget Your Toothbrush was an early venture for Chris Evans.   It was his first major venture away from 'The Big Breakfast". The show, that was written by Evans, ran...
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Take Your Pick

Take Your Pick, 1955 Created and originally hosted by Michael Miles, many people are more likely to remember the Des O' Connor 1990's revival. However,' Take Your Pick' started life in the early 1950's, bro...
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You May Find This Quite Interesting ?

Q.I, 2003 Devised by classic comedy producer John Lloyd: Q.I. is the British Comedy Panel Show that has to date ran for sixteen series. Comedy writer and producer John Lloyd originally devised the show, dev...