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Queenie's Castle

Queenie's Castle logoQueenie Shepherd (Diana Dors) rules the roost in a tower block called Margaret Rose House, Buckingham Flats. Queenie has three sons, Raymond (Freddie Fletcher), Douglas (Barrie Rutter) and Bernard (Brian Marshall), who make a living from rather shady dealing. The main 'enemy' at Margaret Rose House is Mrs Petty (Lynne Perrie), Secretary of the Residents' Association.

Rainbow

Rainbow logoRainbow ran on ITV for 20 years, mostly at lunchtimes. It became one of the highest rating childrens shows of all time and one of most enduringly popular. After over 1500 shows, Rainbow came to an end in 1992, but the show remains a massive success with people of all ages. (Please note, it is impossible to trace information on all of the 1500+ episodes produced but a large number, mostly which were released on various videos, are lsited here.)

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969)

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969) logoRandall and Hopkirk (Deceased) is a late 1960s British private detective television series starring Mike Pratt and Kenneth Cope as the private detectives Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk, respectively. The series was created by Dennis Spooner and produced by Monty Berman. In the initial episode Hopkirk was murdered in the line of duty, but returned as a ghost only Randall was able to see or hear to help his former partner fight crime from beyond the grave. ITC film corporation produced a single series of 26 episodes during 1968 and 1969 which were aired between September 1969 and March 1970. The pilot episode was originally broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom on Friday 19 September 1969 on ATV Midlands.

Ready Steady Go!

Ready Steady Go! logoPopular music shows that showcased the up-and-coming stars of the day were nothing new in 1963, indeed the BBC had led the way nearly six years earlier with 'Six-Five Special,' and ATV had countered that in 1958 with 'Oh Boy.' What made 'RSG' special was that it arrived at the same time as the British beat boom, when groups such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who were on the verge of taking the music world by storm, a time when 60's youth culture hit the streets running and swept aside all that stood in its way, a time that was fresh and exciting. The show finished in 1966 at the height of its popularity and has since gone on to attain cult status.

Real Crime

Real Crime logoReal Crime is a British documentary television series produced by ITV Studios for the ITV network. Each episode examines a notorious crime and includes interviews with relatives of the victims. It has been broadcast since 2001 and is currently in its tenth series.

Real Crime (UK)

Real Crime (UK) logoReal Crime is a British documentary television series produced by ITV Studios for the ITV network. Each episode examines a notorious crime and includes interviews with relatives of the victims.

Rebecca

Rebecca logoBased on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the beautiful and accomplished Rebecca, dies. She finds herself in an aristocratic social world her middle class upbringing did not prepare her for, and housekeeper Mrs Danvers despises her for taking her darling Rebecca's place. But these are not the only problems to face...

Red Or Black

Red Or Black logoRed Or Black is a brand new reality TV event that will be hosted by the much loved Ant and Dec. The idea of the show is that each night for only seven days 1000 people get the chance to win £1 million completely through luck. The show is based on the popular casino game Roulette but with red or black being the only option for the contestants. Each time a contestant guesses correctly they move one step closer to winning £1 million.

Reilly: Ace of Spies

Reilly: Ace of Spies logoThis British series is a dramatization of the fantastic real-life adventures, from 1903 until the mid-1920s, of the Russian-born British agent Sidney Reilly, who worked for MI6 as Agent ST-1. The programme is based on books by Robin Bruce Lockhart, the son of Reilly's fellow agent Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart. It was nominated for three BAFTA awards in 1984, and in 1985 Sam Neill received a Golden Globe nomination (Best Acting Performance) for his role as Reilly.

Return of the Saint

Return of the Saint logoSimon Templar – The Saint – is a dashing young man, independently wealthy, who craves excitement and finds it as a self-appointed dispenser of justice. Seeking no personal gain, he deploys criminal methods in a one-man war against organised crime, always staying beyond the reach of the law enforcement agencies. This revival of the classic 1960s ITC production of The Saint was developed and produced by the man behind the original show. It did not feature any original Leslie Charteris stories, but captured the spirit of the original, while Ian Ogilvy proved an inspired choice for the lead role. The new show was an international success, but ran for only one season.
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