As part of our features on the 40th anniversary of the ITV franchises; HTV, LWT, Yorkshire and Thames, Flashback takes a look at the late 60’s and early 70’s comedy series, Please Sir! Just one of several well remembered and popular LWT comedy shows from so-called ‘golden era’ of television. Please Sir!: 1968 – 1972 + a cinema movie Broadcaster: ITV [LWT Produced] Cast: John Alderton, Joan Sanderson, Deryck
As part of our features on the 40th anniversary of the ITV franchises; HTV, LWT, Yorkshire and Thames, Flashback takes a look at the 1980’s HTV fantasy drama series, Robin of Sherwood. Just one in a long line of television adaptations of the famous Nottingham hero. Robin of Sherwood: 1984 – 1986 Broadcaster: ITV [HTV produced] Cast: Jason Connery, Michael Praed, Judi Trott and Ray Winstone
So Blakes 7 is to be revived and repacked and let’s hope it’s a more successful attempt than Bionic Woman which has been axed stateside – just no one will admit as much. Battlestar Galactica is one prime example of a successful re-imaging while Doctor Who is a good example of a successful revival and with Knight Ryder and the Survivors also returning soon – it looks like now
Originally published on ATV Today on Thursday 25th October 2007, we marked the forty years of ITN’s News at Ten.