MUSTY MAN ALIVERY with a doff of a whimsy-sized hat to ABOUT BRITAIN.
UNREMITTINGLY GRIM this-is-real-life-so-you-better-get-used-to-it strand
LONGEST-RUNNING AND most imperial of all the Beeb's home computer shows
SCOTTISH COMEDY export leavened with two southerners when transferring from radio to TV.
"EUREKA - OR, I HAVE FOUND IT!" trilled Beadlebum in the first episode.
TV Cream offers its own string of bunting to be hung at BBC2’s 50th birthday party: a courageous* inventory of what we...
When the BBC’s first television channel launched in 1936, the world had yet to cotton on to the value of photographing interesting...
OUR FIRST SIGHTING in this A-Z of the sainted STILGOE.
AUNTIE'S FIRST tryst with alternative comedy.
STITCHED-TOGETHER SILENT shorts
UNIVERSITY OF Lowlands higher edutainment with PETER "COME ALONG, TEGAN" DAVIDSON
AS WITH everything in 1982, originally presented by SIMON BATES.
LANKY LACONIC Yorkshire yokel gets long-overdue opportunity for his own headlining effort
Misguided schedule filling attempt to combine wartime nostalgia with nascent video technology which probably doesn't figure too prominently on GLYNIS BARBER's CV.
A COUPLE of billion years squashed into 13 episodes and a cross-hatched jacket with leather elbow patches.
PRE-LARRY SANDERS pissabout for the eponymous moocher.
IT COULD never happen today.
CANINE AND company for the wind-hewn, welly-bound well-to-do.
"MEANWHILE, THE Americans seem to be having a slight problem with the Land Rover..."
"THEY SURELY DO!"
In a nutshell: Douglas Adams's visionary mix of 2001, PG Wodehouse and a physics A-level paper compiled by Stanley Unwin gets totally...
THE GREAT and the good settle down in a beige-toned boudoir set to ruminate upon the small screen highlights of the last...
Much-loved, much-misquoted and, perhaps most importantly, much-wiped PETER COOK and DUDLEY MOORE comic cornerstone now so entrenched in the constantly repeated, never-bloody-changing...
Nuclear wasteathon with BOB PECK
PRIDED ITSELF on being the only place on television you'd be likely to see the Sensational Alex Harvey Band, which was probably...
CONVICTED FELON JONATHAN KING spends three years on an extended jolly arseing around the States.
GLENDA JACKSON shaves her head, wears a beak and paints her face white in order to rule England for 60 years.
Premium pulling-out-the-stops affair courtesy of a benevolent Beeb looking for something to celebrate 40 years of telly.
FONDLY-RECALLED GENTLE introduction to flans with the primary-school teacher charm of Delia, who sometimes went all exotic on us (spaghetti) but always...
"I NEVER seem to get it!"
FRANKIE HOWERD vehicle that lay on a shelf for almost 20 years
BEND AN EAR TO perhaps the most deceptive theme tune ever.
CAMBRIDGIAN UNDERGRADUATION, fifties style.
POOTER-ISH POTTERY riddleathon chaired in glory days by MAX ROBERTSON, with ARTHUR NEGUS permanently installed to one side on ribald-dispensing duties.
WHAT can you do with an apostrophe?
Maths with, hey, a football twist!
PROFESSIONAL NORTHERNERN wielding guitar, mouthorgan and dreaded squeezebox
BLUFF COVE and Professional Yorkshireman GEOFFREY SMITH is your Geoff Boycott of the allotment
JONATHAN COHEN and dear old LUCY SKEAPING persist in dividing the class in two
ANOTHER OF those PLANK-esque short Britcom films
SATIRE, EH, never as good as it blah blah blah.
SHUT-EM-UP-AT-THE-BACK SCHOOLATHON singalong symphony
"OR RATHER, your music" as the late FRANK MUIR would have it.
"IN THE days before Monkey, primal chaos reigned..." You said it.
MISH-MASH OF teencentric comedy sketches aimed at the 13-plus set
LESS THAN whelming drama effort with DENNIS LAWSON
FIRST GLIMPSE of the great Beadlebum in this A-Z
FLOUNDERING DRAGCOM starring PEBBLE MILL staples Dr. Evadne Hinge and Dame Hilda Brackett
UNTROUBLING UNCTIONS from a MARTI CAINE trying to make everyone forget about her cabaret credentials and instead concentrate on her acting acumen.