In pictures: 25 TV shows that defined the 1980s
Tim Lusher: The small screen takes a trip back to the 1980s this month, with dramas about Boy George, the day of Charles and Diana's wedding, an adaptation of Martin Amis's Money and the finale of Ashes to Ashes. But which are the most memorable shows of that decade?
The Blue Peter badge no-one wants: Show was watched by almost every child in its BBC1 heyday... now just 100,000 are tuning in after switch to CBBC
The numbers watching the show have fallen by two-thirds since it was relegated from BBC1 to the Corporation’s’ dedicated children’s channel CBBC last year.
Looks like your electrosphere primary accelerator's gone, mate: Classic car-repair manual publisher produces nuts and bolts guide to comic hero Dan Dare's spaceships
His adventures in outer space inspired legions of schoolboys in the 1950s, and now Dan Dare fans can enjoy a 'manual' revealing the technology that propelled him to worlds beyond our own.
Rupert - 1959 by BESTALL, Alfred - Jonkers Rare Books
Jonkers, based in Henley-on-Thames, specialises in the sale of exceptional Rare Books, 1st Editions & Manuscripts and Art & Illustrations.
Can Paddington save marmalade? Bear signed up to boost flagging sales
Jars of Robertson's Golden Shred will feature the image of the duffel-coated bear from this month in an attempt to encourage children to eat marmalade.
No, no, no! Not those Goodies, these goodies….Rare pink felt hat by Lee Bender for Bus StopHave you ever had that feeling, that tight feeling in your chest when you think about all the variou…
Dukes of Hazzard actor James Best dead at 88
HICKORY, N.C., April 6, 2015—James Best, the actor best known for his portrayal of bumbling yet endearing Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on TV’s “The Dukes of Hazzard,” died at 9:28 p.m. ET Monday after a brief illness and complications of pneumonia. He was 88.The youngest of eight brothers and a sister, James was born Jewel Franklin Guy in hardscrabble Powderly, Ky., on July 26, 1926, to parents Lena Mae Everly Guy (sister of Ike Everly, who was father of musical legends Don and Phil) and Larkin…