Les Dawson Interviewed

Les Dawson Interviewed To calm the events of recent days with sitcoms, here's the much missed Les Dawson in a selection of interviews.http://youtu.be/vdCvhfbhqrA  http://youtu.be/...

Blankety Blank 1979 – 2002

Blankety Blank was a legendary comedy game show that sent itself and other game shows up playing up at every opportunity how cheap it was, right down to the prizes.  Running for 290 episodes and 17 series.  It ...

This Is Your Life

This Is Your Life, 1955 This Is Your Life, the show famous for it's big red book, was the British biographical television documentary, based on the 1952 American show of the same name.Looking back this was...

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks, 1949 - 1990 The original talent show and almost certainly the forerunner to Britain's Got Talent, many people will not be aware of just how far back this show goes.Over the years it was...

News Round Up

Pick Of The Comedy News Stories Steve Pemberton Writes Les Dawson FilmSteve Pemberton has written a short film about Les Dawson.Entitled: "Les Miserable", the film is a short set to air on Sky's next U...

Les Dawson’s Christmas Box

Les Dawson's Christmas Box - 1974 Les Dawson's Christmas Box was a seasonal offering from one of Britain's most missed comics first seen in 1974.SummaryA Christmas comedy special featuring sketches, so...

Sounds Like Les Dawson

Sounds Like Les Dawson, 1974 "Sounds Like Les Dawson" was a one off TV Special starring Les Dawson that aired in 1974.SummaryLes Dawson invites some familiar friends to join him in this one off special...
leonrd sachs presents another edition of the bbc music hall recreation the good old days

The Good Old Days

The Good Old Days, 1953 - 1983 Ken Dodd was a huge fan of old fashioned variety and that's exactly what The Good Old Days was.  A recreation of the days of Music Hall that would feature top acts of the day. ...
title card for the bbc's summertime special

Summertime Special

Summertime Special, 1981 After the success of Seaside Special in the 1970's, the BBC decided to revive the idea in the 1980's.This time instead of a Big Top the BBC visited seaside piers.  Very little info...