bob monkhouse gameshow host, comedian and all round entertainer

Bob Monkhouse Plays Cupid….

Bob's Your Uncle, 1991 Produced by Central for ITV, madcap game show Bob's Your Uncle, ran for two series of twelve episodes each.  The contestants were newlyweds and the host of course Bob Monkhouse, assisted...

Blankety Blank Special

Blankety Blank, Allo, Allo Special, 1987 A special episode of the popular game show aired during the Les Dawson era of the show featuring the cast of the hit sitcom Allo! Allo!.SummaryContestants compe...

Looks Familiar

Looks Familiar, 1972 Dennis Norden was a brilliant script writer and best known on TV for his work on It'll Be Alright On The Night.However there are a couple of almost forgotten TV shows he hosted.  Proba...

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'...

What’s My Line?

What's My Line? 1951 Now here's a panel show that's had a few outings over the years.  What's My Line? was a panel game based on the US version of the same name.There have been 12 series with over 400 epis...

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 ...