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...
the original bill and ben the flowerpot men

The Original Flower Pot Men

(Bill and Ben) Flower Pot Men, 1952A 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...
screen shot from opening titles of cult kids tv series why don't you

Why Don’t You ?

Why Don't You ? 1973 - 1995 As it's school holidays, we thought we'd look back at some of those TV shows that popped up during school holidays.I have a confession, as a kid I hated this show and followed i...
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...

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...

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...