Sooty as he looked in the 1970's

The Sooty Show

The Sooty Show - 1955 - Present This little fella has been appearing on our TV screens for over 50 years.  Sooty is the little yellow bear hand puppet, whose character was originally created by Harry Corbett. ...
brian cant heads the team for some more saturday afternoon kids fun in play away

Play Away

Play Away - 1971 A sister program to the popular pre-school children's TV program, Playschool.  Play Away was was the BBC Saturday afternoon show that ran for a mammoth thirteen years, clocking up an impressiv...

Wide Awake Club

Wide Awake Club, 1984 Wide Awake Club was a long running Saturday morning kids TV show.It started life as an hour long live show broadcast from 8.30 to 9.30 Saturday mornings as part of then TVam.  Origina...
cult kids tv classic the magic roundabout

The Magic Roundabout

The Magic Roundabout, 1965 (original version) This now cult kids TV show was first created in 1963 in France by Serge Danot with help from Ivor Wood and his French wife, Josiane.  The French version began tran...
TV Am superstar Roland Rat in his first TV series Rat On the road

Roland Rat, The Series

Roland Rat, The Series, 1986 Roland Rat was a popular puppet character who had made his debut on TVam.  In 1985 the character switched sides to the BBC.The original contract was set to run for three years,...

Sally And Jake

Sally And Jake, 1973 Sally And Jake, were an early creation from Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall (Danger Mouse), when they operated under the Stop Frame Productions banner. The children first appeared in a series...

Fun House

Fun House, 1989 Fun House is a British children's game show, based on the American show of the same name.Hosted by Pat Sharp the show clocked up an impressive 145 episodes over eleven series between 1989 a...

Crackerjack !

CRACKERJACK ! 1955 It's Friday, It's Five To Five And It's Crackerjack!Crackerjack was the long running kids TV Comedy/variety show that originally ran for a mammoth 29 years and over 400 shows.Probabl...
kids favourite Captain-Pugwash

Captain Pugwash

Captain Pugwash, 1957 Cult kids show perhaps as famous for inferences as for it's popularity.  Captain Horatio Pugwash made his debut in a comic-strip format in the first issue of The Eagle in 1950, then appea...

Bagpuss

Bagpuss - 1974 Perhaps one of the most fondly remembered children's television programs, Bagpuss came out top in a 1999 BBC poll to find the UK's favourite children's TV program.It was the brainchild of Ol...