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...

Brainstorm

Brainstorm, 1988 Kenny Everett is perhaps best remembered for his hugely popular TV and Radio shows that made him a household name.  However towards the later part of his career he hosted a couple of quiz show...

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...

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...