Basil Brush Takes Over Saturday Teatimes

The Original Basil Brush Show 1968 - 1980 For twelve years between 1968 and 1980, generarations of children and adults alike were entertained on a Saturday teatime by a puppet.That puppet was Basil Brush. ...
jon pertwee takes on the role of scarecrow worzel gummidge

From Timelord To Scarecrow, Worzel Gummidge

 Worzel Gummidge, 1979 In tribute to Una Stubbs whose death was announced yesterdayIt has been said that Worzel Gummidge was the one role Jon Pertwee felt completely satisfied with.Worzel Gummidge was ...
cult itv kids lunchtime show chorlton and the wheelies

Chorlton And The Wheelies

Chorlton And The Wheelies, 1976 Chorlton and The Wheelies was created by Cosgrove - Hall who would later have further success with Danger Mouse.It ran for three series wheeling up forty episodes along the ...

The Krankies Klub

The Krankies Klub, 1982 The Krankies a Scottish comedy duo, still going today, first found fame among younger viewers with their appearances on Crackerjack.The Krankies Klub was the duo's first attempt at ...

Fraggle Rock

Fraggle Rock, 1983 From the creator of Sesame Street and the Muppet Show came Fraggle Rock.  Described by Jim Henson as "a high-energy, raucous musical romp. It's a lot of silliness. It's wonderful" Fraggle Ro...

Willo The Wisp, 1981

Think Kenneth Williams and you automatically think of the legendary Carry On Film series.Many people forget that for much of his early career Williams provided the voice to a host of comedy characters.  In ...

The Tomorrow People, The Original Series

The Tomorrow People, 1973 Science Fiction for kids.  This now cult kids TV series ran for six series between 1973 and 1979.Show creator: Roger Price dreamed up the idea in 1970; he initially offered the fo...
the original bill and ben the flowerpot men

The Original Flower Pot Men

(Bill and Ben) Flower Pot Men, 1952 A piece of kids cult TV. (Bill and Ben) Flower Pot Men was is a British children's program, originally part of a BBC children's television series: Watch with Mother.Watc...
TV Am superstar Roland Rat in his first TV series Rat On the road

Run VT Errol….

Rat On The Road, 1983 The saviour of TV AM, had first appeared in 1983, on the then ailing ITV breakfast show TV AM.  Initially he featured in a slot called The Shedvision Show, allegedly broadcast from a wood...