Aardman Animations ITV series

Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts, 2003 A Sunday night classic.  Creature comforts made it's TV debut on ITV Sunday nights back in 2003, but the characters themselves had first popped up in a 1989 British humorous animated sh...
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Stand Back Superman – It’s Supergran !

Supergran, 1985 A forgotten Sunday afternoon kids gem.  Super Gran was a 1980's children's television programme, about a grandmother with super powers.  The programme ran for two series totalling 27 episodes b...

The Pink Medicine Show

The Pink Medicine Show, 1978 Something else that's been forgotten and there's a twist to this show.  This time it's not a sitcom it's a sketch show.The Pink Medicine Show was a 1978 comedy show that ran fo...

The Bounder

The Bounder, 1982 George Cole is probably best remembered for his role as Arthur Daley in Minder, but here he turns up in the ITV sitcom - The Bounder.  Two series were made totalling 14 episodes by Yorkshire ...

The Hypnotic World of Paul McKenna

The Hypnotic World of Paul McKenna, 1993 Former radio presenter and now respected self help guru Paul Mc Kenna made his television debut in 1993 with this entertainment show that ran for four years over sevent...
olive and arthur from on the buses just one of there clips from Make'Em Laugh

Make ‘Em Laugh!

Make'Em Laugh! 1993 A six part ITV series screened in 1993 that showcased some of the best of British comedy films, from sitcom spin-offs to the legendary Carry On seriesSummaryThe series concentrated ...

A History Of Christmas Specials

Where Did The Festive Favourite Start? So did the Christmas Special start?We've done a fair bit of research on this and it's very difficult to place the first offerings.  Concentrating just on TV, certainl...
ben elton writes and stars in the 1980's comedy sketch show "there's Nothing To Worry About"

There’s Nothing to Worry About !

There's Nothing to Worry About !  1982There's Nothing to Worry About !  A three part series shown only in the ITV Granada region. This three part series in fact turned out to be a pilot series for the show ...

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...

It Takes A Worried Man

It Takes A Worried Man, 1981 Another hit comedy lost in the mists of time.  It never ceases to amaze me the amount of great British sitcoms that have aired over the years, yet with all these extra channels we ...