The Golden Shot

The Golden Shot, 1967 A hugely popular Sunday afternoon game show in it's time and commonly associated with Bob Monkhouse.  Based on the German TV show Der goldene Schuss, over it's nine year run it has one of...
the late sir terry wogan one of britain's most loved entertainers

Terry Wogan Looks Back At A Golden Age Of Comedy

Wogan's Radio Fun, 1987 Wogan's Radio Fun was a one off special broadcast in two parts in 1987, as part of the Wogan show.The importance of comedy on the radio should never be underestimated.  Over many ye...
Ken Dodd, Bruce Forsyth, Tommy Cooper

The All Time Greats

Are These Among Britain's All Time Greatest Entertainers? Today, 22nd February 2018, Sir Bruce Forsyth would have been 90, had we not lost him last year.  Bruce was among a now dwindling group of entertainers ...
bob monkhouse gameshow host, comedian and all round entertainer

Bob Monkhouse Plays Cupid….

Bob's Your Uncle, 1991 Produced by Central for ITV, madcap game show Bob's Your Uncle, ran for two series of twelve episodes each.  The contestants were newlyweds and the host of course Bob Monkhouse, assisted...
harry secombe, peter sellers and spike miilgan began their classic goon show in the 1950's

70 Years Of British Comedy – 1950’s

The 1950's - The Great British Sitcom Is Born Continuing our look back at some of the key moments in the changing face of comedy over the last 70 years.In the history of British Comedy the 1950's is perhap...
big break hosted by jim davidson is a good example of comedians presenting game shows

The Comedian’s Other Job ?

The Comedian And The Gameshow Some of today’s most popular comedy shows are in fact panel games or game shows.  These are either presented by or feature panels of popular comedians.So we thought we’d go ba...
bob monkhouse gameshow host, comedian and all round entertainer

Genius At Work

Bob Monkhouse... The Million Joke Man, 2015 UKTV's comedy arm produced this remarkable insight into the famous Bob Monkhouse Joke books.  Monkhouse was nothing short of a comedy genius and for many years we he...

Carry On Sergeant, 1958

Back where it all began, Carry On Sergeant was the first in what is now a legendary series of British comedy films popular all over the world as much today as when they were first released.  The film had it's f...