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 ...

Mr Benn

Mr Benn, 1971 My 6 year old son has been devouring these as bedtime stories, proving the old ones are the best.Mr Benn was the popular children's character who had fantastic adventures that would start wit...

Noggin The Nog

Noggin The Nog, 1959 Noggin the Nog is a popular British children's character that appeared in his own TV series (of the same name) and series of illustrated books.He was the brainchild of Oliver Postgate ...
jon pertwee takes on the role of scarecrow worzel gummidge

From Timelord To Scarecrow, Worzel Gummidge

 Worzel Gummidge, 1979 It has been said that Worzel Gummidge was the one role Jon Pertwee felt completely satisfied with.Worzel Gummidge was a children's sitcom, produced by Southern Television for ITV, ba...