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...
1970's kids lunchtime tv series mary, mungo and midge

Mary, Mungo and Midge

Hardly a day goes by when I don't find myself whistling the tune used for the lift sequences for Mary, Mungo and Midge.Classic Kids TV from the days when Kids TV went out at lunchtime and teatime.  A produc...
paul daniels was co creator of children's TV series Wizbit

Wizbit

Wizbit, 1986 More than just a TV magician Paul Daniels was the voice and co-creator of this children's TV show.The show was created by Barry Murray, who had formerly been Mungo Jerry's record producer, wit...
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. ...
popular 1970's kids TV show Here Come the Double Deckers

Here Come The Double Deckers, 1970

Here's a real oldie but goldie from when kids TV seemed far more interesting than it does today.  Thev series seems these days to have largely been forgotten about, but let's be honest it's over 40 years old an...
kids favourite 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 appeared regularly as a stri...

The Clangers

The Clangers, 1969 Clangers was the popular  (now classed as cult tv) British stop-motion animated children's television series.The series was made up of short stories about a family of mouse-like creature...

Mr Benn, 1971

Mr Benn was the popular children's character who had fantastic adventures that would start with a visit to a fancy dress shop.The character was created by David Mc Kee and began life as a series of children...

Pardon My Genie – 1972

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

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...