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Camberwick Green

Camberwick Green, 1966 First shown in 1966, this thirteen part children's TV show has become something of a cult classic, despite only one series ever been made. In common with many kids TV shows of the tim...
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Play Away

Play Away - 1971 - 1984 In tribute to Brian Cant who sadly passed away yesterday A sister program to the popular pre-school children's TV program, Playschool.  Play Away was was the BBC Saturday afternoon s...
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Stand Back Superman – It’s Supergran !

Supergran, 1985 A forgotten Sunday afternoon kids gem.  Super Gran was a 1980's children's television programme, about a grandmother with super powers.  The programme ran for two series totalling 27 episodes b...
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Catweazle

Catweazle, 1970 In tribute to Geoffrey Bayldon whose death was announced yesterday.  Catweazle was a cult Sunday teatime kids drama series. Despite it only running for two seasons it's still fondly remember...
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After Tiswas Came…No.73

No. 73, 1982 No. 73, Saturday morning TV with a twist. For many years Tiswas, Swap Shop and Saturday Superstore were the must see Saturday morning TV.  in 1980 Television South won the contract to provide I...

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 ...
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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...
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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. Wa...
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Not Just Corporal Jones

Grandad, 1979 Clive Dunn will perhaps always be best remembered for his role as Corporal Jones in Dad's Army.  However among his many other roles was his successful venture into children's television with this...

Swap Shop

Multi - Coloured Swap Shop - 1976 How many people reading this post remember ringing Swap Shop when they were kids?  You could actually speak to the guest and there were many famous ones over the years.  This ...