Emu’s World

Emu's World, 1982 It's the One With The Pink Windmill....Two years after the end of the BBC TV show Emu's Broadcasting Company it was off to ITV.  Emu's world ran until 1988 with a few changes over the yea...

Runaround

Runaround, 1975 G-g-g-go! How many people reading this that are now in their late 40's/early 50's remember that famous catchphrase?  It was used by Mike Reid on the popular kids' game-show: Runaround.Runar...
melvyn hayes starred in the bc kids comedy series potter's picture house

Potter’s Picture Palace

Potter's Picture Palace, 1976 Melvyn Hayes, of It Ain't Half Hot Mum fame, turns his hand to children's comedy.Potter's Picture Palace was a BBC kids comedy that ran for two series: one of seven episodes i...

Vintage Lunchtime Kids TV

Pipkins, 1973 Do you remember those old lunchtime kids TV shows, everybody remembers Rainbow, after all there are plenty of comics who've had good mileage out of it.  We've dug out a little gem from the 1970's...
mid 1970's presenter line up for tv show magpie

One For Sorrow, Two For Joy, It’s……

Magpie, 1968 Intended as the ITV answer to Blue Peter, Magpie was a kids magazine show. It ran for 1000 episodes between 1968 and 1980.Produced by Thames Television, Magpie was broadcast weekly.  Initially...
alan rothwell presents kids classic hickory house with helper humphrey cushion

Remember The One With The Talking Cushion?

Hickory House, 1973 Hickory House was one of those pre-school kids shows that would air on ITV on a weekday lunchtime.  One hundred and twenty nine episodes were broadcast over five series, between 1973 and 19...

Emu’s Broadcasting Company

Emu's Broadcasting Company 1975 - 1980 Emu is perhaps best remembered for his appearance on Parkinson and various Kids TV shows such as Emu's World, but by far the best of Rod Hull's work was the BBC TV kids s...