des O' connor and Jodie brooke-wilson present Take Your Pick

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...
stephen fry takes the chair for another round of qi

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...

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'...
title card to tv game show tarby's frame game

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...

Jim Davidson Takes Over From Bruce

Jim Davidson's Generation Game, 1995 During Bruce Forsyth's final season on the show he was unable to make one week due to ill health so Jim Davidson stood in for that week. Davidson had had a troubled past...

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...