Out Of This World -
was one of those Sixties anthology series that
was so popular and instrumental in keeping
science fiction on television. But this series,
although fronted by horror film veteran Boris
Karloff, is largely forgotten now compared to
others. Ray West gives you a thorough account of
Van Der Valk -
Amsterdam's finest police officer, played by the
now sadly-departed Barry Foster. The series had a
chequered history, changing format and style
several times and even had a Nineties remake.
Werner Schmitz gives us an overview of this fine
Dutch-based crime series.
Emergency Ward 10 -
originally Calling Nurse
Roberts, this series was
ITV's first soap opera pre-dating Coronation
Street and lasted nearly a
thousand episodes, watching the trials and
tribulations of the staff of Oxbridge Hospital.
David May looks back at this famous British soap.
The Dustbinmen -
Bob Furnell looks back at the misadventures of
the crew of 'Thunderbird 3', a dustcart mob with
an attitude problem and a boss nicknamed 'Bloody
Deliah' in this early Seventies black comedy.
The Rise & Fall Of
Westward Television -
the 'friendly station' as it was dubbed when it
was launched as part of the original network of
ITV stations. But although it stood for quality,
it couldn't stand against Government pressures
when franchises came up for renewal in 1981. Jack
Gray looks back at the station's history.
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