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Adventure Weekly

DIMLY-RECALLED KIDS series from the arse-end of the 60s about a group of kids in an English town who decided to write up their weekly adventures as a newspaper. The main kid in it was about 14 or so, with longish black hair and – inevitably – a bit on the podgy side. One episode revolved around a windmill. Not literally. Though that would’ve been an improvement.



  1. martin

    April 9, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    Only looked this up because the theme tune popped into my head after 40 years. Yes it was a harmonica ditty. Liked the girl with the pig tails.

  2. Mark Dowding

    August 15, 2010 at 7:18 pm

    I think the theme music to this programme was a piece by Tommy Reilly who provided the theme and incidental music to The Navy Lark. Occasionally the theme to Adventure Weekly would be used as between scene music.
    I remember the programme very well from the time and looked forward to each episode. I gather it no longer exists in the archive.

  3. Huw

    September 3, 2012 at 11:10 pm

    I loved this programme. My big sister and I would watch it together which was a rare thing for us to do. I remember Joan Hickson (Miss Marple in the 80s tv series)in a two parter which was brilmliant and a bit scary when she appeared looking through the window. What a pity they have lost the archive.

  4. Caroline Wiggins

    October 5, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    I remember that episode vividly too even today. I was so scared when that old woman looked through the door or window or whatever. That was the end of the episode, I seem to remember. Didn’t the kids go through a hole in the hedge to get to their hideout or something?

  5. Suze1301

    May 17, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    And I thought I was the only person who could recall this show! Loved it, but was it ever repeated? So t think so…

  6. paul stamp

    February 12, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    I remember this episode and the scary organ music I think that went with it..scared the poop out of me and look forward to the next episode which alas never saw as my older brothers and sister watched the other side !! waited years to catch up on this.

  7. Peter Burns

    January 3, 2018 at 10:15 am

    Yes I remember the program as well – thought it was wonderful!

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