ITV3 is to begin screening classic episodes of Emmerdale later this month.
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Roy Barraclough, the actor best known for his work on Coronation Street and with Les Dawson, has died aged 81.
Kevin Laffan may be best known as the man who created Yorkshire Television’s Emmerdale Farm, however he also provided the scripts to many other productions including movie The Best Pair of Legs in the Business which is to be released on DVD later this month.
Forty years ago this week ITV Daytime extended its hours and with the station staying on air in the afternoons came a host of new programming. Two were serials, one a medical saga called General Hospital from ATV and the other a village based serial from Yorkshire Television called Emmerdale Farm.
All this week we’ll be uploading a range of features looking at Forgotten programmes of television from a range of genre’s such as soaps, dramas and Sci Fi’s. We kick off our “forgotten season” by taking a look at some regional soap’s that have long been forgotten.
The funeral service takes place today for Kathy Staff who played Nora Batty in the BBC sitcom Last of the Summer Wine and starred in over 700 episodes of ITV soap Crossroads as cleaner Doris Luke.
Crossroads and Last Of The Summer Wine actress Kathy Staff has passed away at the age of 80 following a short illness.