We’re On Safari With Biggins! 1982

A sort of East Enders meets Porridge as Christopher Biggins (Porridge, Rentaghost) and Gillian Taylforth (East Enders) are your hosts for the madcap kids game show; On Safari.

On Safari ran for 4 series over 54 episodes including 1 Christmas Special broadcast in 1982.


Each week two teams (three in the first series) consisting of a child and their parent (a celebrity in the third and fourth series) played in a series of games in different jungle settings (i.e. swamps, venus fly traps etc.) and the team with the most points at the end of the show were the winners.

The child from the winning team won a major prize, while the losing children went away with consolation prizes.






Hosted By

Christopher Biggins and Gillian Taylforth


Channel: ITV
Created By: Tony McLaren and Tim Edmunds
Produced By: TVS (Television South) for the ITV network
Original Transmission Dates: 16th February 1982 – 11th December 1984

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