Ivor The Engine

Ivor The Engine - 1959 This little kids' gem is fifty years old this year ! Many people who remember this kids TV classic will remember the colour episodes from the 1970's, but there's more to this story. ...

Fred Basset

Fred Basset, 1976 Fred Basset was a cartoon strip that first appeared in the Daily Mail and Mail On Sunday newspapers in 1963 and is still going strong. However in 1976 he got his own short lived cartoon se...

Runaround

Runaround, 1975 G-g-g-go! How many people reading this that are now in their late 40's/early 50's remember that famous catchphrase?  It was used by Mike Reid on the popular kids' game-show: Runaround. Runar...

Ludwig

Ludwig, 1977 A forgotten kids cartoon from the 1970's. Ludwig was a surreal 1977 British-made children's cartoon about a magical egg-shaped gemstone who lived in a forest. There were twenty five episodes...

Noah and Nelly in… SkylArk

Noah and Nelly in... SkylArk - 1976 Noah and Nelly was created by Grange Calveley, of Rhubarb fame. There were fifteen five minute films depicting a world loosely based around Noah's Ark, screened on BBC1 in 1...
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Potter’s Picture Palace

Potter's Picture Palace, 1976 Melvyn Hayes, of It Ain't Half Hot Mum fame, turns his hand to children's comedy. Potter's Picture Palace was a BBC kids comedy that ran for two series: one of seven episodes i...
parsley the lion

The Adventures Of Parsley

The Adventures Of Parsley, 1970 Spin Off from the cult kids classic "The Herbs".   The Adventures Of Parsley ran for thirty two five minute episodes, between 1970 and 1971.  It was broadcast in the slot that b...
nobody's house 1976 kids tv series

Nobody’s House

Ghostly Goings On In....Nobody's House, 1976 Some well known names from the world of television including: Brian Wilde, Brian Blessed and Joe Gladwin, make guest appearances in this mid 1970's Kids' TV series....

Blue Peter, 1958

Happy Birthday Blue Peter, 60 Years Old Today ! No it's not a typing error.  Blue Peter has been on our screens for 60 years today. The popular children's magazine program first broadcast in 1958 on BBC1, h...