Larry Grayson Steps Into Bruce’s Shoes

Larry Grayson's Generation Game, 1978 Bruce had left to host ‘The Big Night’ leaving the BBC with a vacancy for their premier Saturday night show.Alan Boyd, producer of the Generation Game at the time, rem...

Sale Of The Century

Sale Of The Century, 1971 In Tribute To Nicholas Parsons "From Norwich - It's The Quiz Of The Week."Once prime time must see Friday night TV.  Sale of the Century was a UK game show based on a US game sho...

Family Fortunes, Original Series

Family Fortunes - 1980 Long running game show Family Fortunes was originally played with real people, before a revived version launched with the now popular trend of using celebrities.First airing in 1980 ...

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...

It Could Still Be A Big Night If You…….

Play Your Cards Right, 1980 Another game show classic from the longest serving British Entertainer, Bruce Forsyth.Initially produced by London Weekend Television in 1980 where it ran for eight series until...
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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...

You Bet !

You Bet ! - 1988 Another prime time Saturday Night classic.  You Bet ran for 10 series over 101 episodes between 1988 and 1997.  It was a British game show that was based around the format of German show Wette...

Blind Date

Blind Date, 1985 Another London Weekend classic that was must see Saturday night TV for millions of us.The show originated from a pilot presented by camp comic (who turned out to be not so camp) Duncan Nor...