The Class Sketch
Broadcast in 1966, in The Frost Report, "The Class Sketch" saw John Cleese, Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett compare themselves to each other socially as upper class, middle class, and lower class. As the British Film Institute stated: "Its twinning of height and social position, combined with a minimal script, created a classic TV moment." Read more about "The Class Sketch" in Wikipedia. Image: BBC Copyright
Despite the fact that only 13 episodes of Bagpuss were ever made the show was extremely popular, coming top in a children's television poll in 1999 with a subsequent online poll making Bagpuss the "most popular children's TV animal of all time" Pictured is one of the show's creators, Oliver Postgate with Bagpuss in 1974 Read more about Bagpuss on Wikipedia Picture: BBC Copyright
Life Outside The TARDIS: Jon Pertwee | BBC America
[caption id="attachment_65585" align="aligncenter" width="460" caption="Jon Pertwee as Wurzel Gummidge"][/caption] For a man with such a singular visual presence and talent for physical comedy, it's...
Picture shows left to right, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie and Tim Brooke-Taylor, ("'The Goodies'), accompanied by Paul Ellison, a little boy whom they befriend, in a special Christmas edition of 'The Goodies' in 'Christmas Night With The Stars', screened on BBC1, Christmas Day in 1972. Read more about The Goodies in Wikipedia Image: BBC Copyright Read more archive news
The Wombles performing their song 'Wombling Merry Christmas' on Top of the Pops in 1975. The Wombles as a musical act were masterminded by Mike Batt and had a string of hits although Mr Batt doesn't always think fondly of the cute eco-activists: "It is hard to be taken seriously with the Wombles hanging around my neck like a furry anvil." (Mike Batt in an interview with the Telegraph in 2008) Read more about The Wombles in Wikipedia Image Copyright: BBC Read more archive news