Features

Yorkshire Television at Forty: Rising Damp

  As part of our features on the 40th anniversary of the ITV franchises; HTV, LWT, Yorkshire and Thames, Flashback takes a look at the Yorkshire comedy series, Rising Damp. Fondly remembered today, this series ran for four years in the mid 70’s and is still shown across the world today.   Rising Damp: 1974 to 1978 + a cinema movie Broadcaster: ITV [though repeats have been aired on different

LWT At 40: Please Sir!

  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

Gossip Boi: Coincidences

Edition fourteen of Gossip Boi sees our writer ponder ‘Coincidences‘ in an article which we first published on the 15th of August 2008. We’ve left it here, along with several others from across Gossip Boi’s three seasons, for your reading pleasures. This first run of editions were originally called Gossip Boy.

HTV At 40: Robin of Sherwood

  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  

Holby City: Medical History

Critics often attack drama’s such as The Bill and Holby City for being populated by ex-soap stars so we’ve decided to put that to the test. Over the next few weeks we’ll being taking a look at the different casts of our continuing drama’s to see how many of them really are ex-soap stars.

Potential New Enders

  With news that Maggie O’Neil, of Shameless fame (who played our favourite character in the series, Shelia Jackson) is set to join EastEnders in the summer we cast our eye over other actresses and actors we’d like to see join the Capital soap.   With news that Maggie O’Neil, of Shameless fame (who played our favourite character in the series, Shelia Jackson) is set to join EastEnders in the