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Double Your Money: Episode One


The first episode starring Hughie Green, produced by Associated-Rediffusion.


Originally broadcast on Monday 26th September 1955



The Hothouse


Harry H Corbett plays a tycoon husband Harry Fender, who has built up the supermarket business from the time he was a delivery boy in his teens - he's now over forty and obsessed with developing the exotic plants in his hothouse. Also Stars Diana Rigg & Donald Churchill Part of the ABC Armchair Theatre for ITV


Originally broadcast on Sunday 13th December 1964


Moonlight On The Highway


A troubled young man collects Al Bowlly memorabilia, publishes the Bowlly fan-club newsletter, and finds pleasure in lip-synching Bowlly records but his obsession with Bowlly masks certain darker events in his past.


Originally broadcast on Saturday 12th April 1969


Warning: Viewers may find parts of this video disturbing.


Jokers Wild: Episode One


Jokers Wild was a British comedy panel game show hosted by Barry Cryer.


This is the first proper episode broadcast on Wednesday 9th July 1969. A pilot episode was broadcast before this on Tuesday 15th April 1969



Now Look Here: Episode One


Bachelor Ronnie lives with his mother in Bramley in the heart of suburbia. Every day he is seen off by his mother into an ever-changing world in which he seems to fight everything while trying to maintain the exterior of a pleasant liberal persona.


Originally broadcast on Friday 5th November 1971  This series is very similar to Ronnie Corbett's other comedy series Sorry!


Escape into Night: Episode One


Escape Into Night is a six-part British children's television serial made by ATV for ITV.


Originally broadcast on Wednesday 19th April 1972


Please Note: Following copyright rules a brief section that features music is muted.


Women At Work


The Lesser Half

This is episode five of series one. Its believed to be the only remaining episode and in B/W with it originally being broadcast in colour.


Originally broadcast on Wednesday 6th February 1974


Don't Ask Me: Episode One


The prime-time science programme from Yorkshire Television that became the most popular science TV series in the history of British television.


Originally broadcast in 1974


Z Cars


Season 10, Episode 22 - Eviction


Originally broadcast on Monday 3rd March 1975


The Other One: Episode One


Meeting at the airport on route to a package holiday in Spain, boring bachelors Brian Bryant and Ralph Tanner strike up an unlikely friendship.


Originally broadcast on Friday 11th November 1977


Our Day Out


A television play about poor children from Liverpool, England. It was written by Willy Russell.


Originally broadcast on Wednesday 28th December 1977


Kids: Philip


Series based around a fictional assessment centre for children who have been taken into care and their own individual stories. The stories themselves are based on real life cases.


Originally broadcast on Friday 29th June 1979



The Swish of the Curtain: Episode One


Seven boys and girls start their own theatre company and use their individual talents to produce plays for their friends and families. They have to work hard to be taken seriously by their parents and friends and they have to impress the judges of the Seymore Trophy acting competition.


Originally broadcast on Sunday 13th April 1980




One of the final episodes after Southern Television lost their ITV franchise at the end of 1981.


Originally broadcast on Wednesday 2nd December 1981


L For Lester


Episode Two

The programme followed the misfortunes of a small town driving instructor.


Originally broadcast on Friday 15th October 1982


Ask The Family


Robert Robinson presents this episode with the Carter family from Brighton meets and the Leavey family from Marlow, Buckinghamshire.


Originally broadcast on Tuesday 2nd November 1982


Ghost in the Water


When young historians Teresa and David discover that the name on a piece of embroidered cloth belonging to Teresa's family matches that of a strange gravestone in the local churchyard, their intrigue is piqued and they set out to find out what happened to the mysterious Abigail Parkes. 


Originally broadcast on Friday 31st December 1982