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...

The Ed And Zed Show

The Ed And Zed Show, 1970 Early Saturday morning Kids TV show hosted by then Radio 1 DJ Ed Stewart, alongside co-host rebel robot: Zed.Ed And Zed ran for just nine 20 minute episodes in 1970.  Of those nin...

Talking Animals ? It Must Be…..

Animal Magic, 1962 I always felt they should bring this back with Paul O Grady hosting.  Animal Magic had to be one of the most imaginative children's television programs ever.  It combined education and a sen...

For Frankie Howerd It’s All Change

All Change - 1989 It was indeed all change, when in 1989, legendary comedian Frankie Howerd took a dip out of his comfort zone into a different environment.All change was Howerd's dip into the world of kid...

Pardon My Genie

Pardon My Genie - 1972 Pardon My Genie was a 1970s children's comedy series from the man that went on to create that other children's comedy classic Rentaghost.  Although aimed at a younger audience, the show ...