Comedies Ripe for Revival: Spitting Image, Please Sir! and On the Buses

Yesterday it was announced that digital channel Gold was reviving the iconic political comedy Yes, Prime Minister – perhaps there couldn’t be a better time for a revival of the…

Top Maggie Smith moments in Downton Abbey

There’s no doubt that for many part of the charm of Downton Abbey is the classic one-liners and witty putdowns of the Dowager Countess played by the superb Dame Maggie…

Editor Reports: Margaret Thatcher in Spitting Image

Its a latex celebration which was a Spitting Image of the real thing courtesy of Central Television and ITV back in the 1980s and early 90s.

Dynasty Dubs

A few months ago Eye Spy ran a feature on Dynasty Dubs, a series on You Tube featuring clips of the iconic 1980 soap over-dubbed creating a completely different take…

Highlights of 2011

Our annual review of the year in television continues with our celebration of programmes which we consider were well worth watching; the highlights of the year.

The making of Cadbury’s Fabulous Fingers advert

Cadbury’s latest advert, for their new Fabulous Fingers has become the latest TV commercial sensation. EyeSpy presents the making of the ad, which seems suspiciously like it was almost inspired…

EyeSpy: Remembering Danger Mouse co-creator Mark Hall

Animator Mark Hall who co-founded production company Cosgrove Hall has died aged 74. He was, along with Brian Cosgrove, responsible for popular children’s productions such as Danger Mouse, Chorlton and…

Cutbacks at the BBC: Are they in the right places?

In this edition of Editor Reports Doug Lambert looks at where the beeb are attempting to save money, and asks if the right options are being taken.

Flashback: On The Buses

ATV Today salutes London Weekend Television’s classic sixties and seventies sitcom On the Buses, which proved a big audience draw for ITV.

EyeSpy: Remembering Googie Withers

ATV Today’s EyeSpy celebrates the actress Googie Withers who has died aged 94. Withers was best known in her later years for her role in LWT’s prison drama, Within These…