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The Sooty Show

The Sooty Show logoWelcome to The Sooty Show guide at TV Tome. The Sooty Show is about Sooty, Sweep, Soo, Little Cousin Scampi (when he joined in 1991) and Matthew. Matthew took over The Sooty Show in 1976 from his father Harry, after he wasn't keeping so well. At this time Matthew was given a choice whether to take a job as the temporary presenter at first, but then he bought the rights and he became Sooty's new right hand man. Here's some background information on the characters. Harry Corbett was the first person to 'invent' Sooty. Harry bought a bear from a shop on a wet family holiday to keep his children entertained, then he became good at it and went onto Talent Night. He then was a huge sucess with Sooty, and then got slots on the BBC for Sooty and him. After all that he got a television series The S...

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher logoThe Suspicions of Mr Whicher, based on the best-selling book by Kate Summerscale, is about an infamous murder in a Victorian country house. It is a summer's night in 1860. In an elegant detached Georgian house in the village of Road, Wiltshire, all is quiet. Behind shuttered windows the Kent family lies sound asleep. At some point after midnight a dog barks. The family wakes the next morning to a horrific discovery: an unimaginably gruesome murder has taken place in their home. The household reverberates with shock, not least because the guilty party is almost certainly still among them. Jack Whicher of Scotland Yard, the most celebrated detective of his day, is sent to investigate the murder at Road Hill House. With only an inept local police to help him and no material evidence, he faces...

The Sweeney

The Sweeney logoThe Sweeney (1975 - 1978) The Sweeney was one of the UK's finest action-drama series of the 1970s and is still talked about today, 25 years after it was last shown. The Beginning So how did it all begin? Euston Films, the company which made The Sweeney, was created by Thames Television in the early 1970s, allowing drama shows for film and television to be produced more easily. This project began with a series of TV movies (90 minute films made exclusively for TV) and were named 'Armchair Cinema'. Only six episodes - 'The Prison', 'Sea Song', 'In Sickness and in Health', 'Tully', 'When Day is Done' and 'Regan'- were made, despite thirteen episodes being required. Success... These films, at £85,000 each to make, were considered very expensive at the time, but this was rewarded when most of...

The Tomorrow People

The Tomorrow People logoThe show concerned the emergence of the next stage of human evolution known colloquially as Tomorrow People. Born to human parents, an apparently normal child might at some point between childhood and late adolescence experience a process called "breaking out", when they develop their special abilities. These abilities include psychic powers such as telepathy, telekinesis, and teleportation. However, they are physically unable to deliberately kill others.

The Tomorrow People (1992)

The Tomorrow People (1992) logoA group of young people discover they have special powers linking them to each other but also a mysterious wrecked spacecraft found on a Pacific Island. Danger awaits them at every turn when unscrupulous people are intent on using their superior abilities for their own advantage.

The Town

The Town logoThe Town follows a shocking incident within an otherwise normal family.

The Tube (London Underground)

The Tube (London Underground) logoThe Tube is a multi-award-winning television programme shown on ITV London and certain BSkyB television channels including Sky Travel and Sky Three. It is a documentary/docusoap about the London Underground network, and follows London Underground workers -- drivers, station staff, managers, and so forth -- showing the Underground system to the public through their eyes.

The Two Of Us (1986)

The Two Of Us (1986) logoAshley Phillips (Nicholas Lyndhurst) lives with his girlfriend Elaine (Janet Dibley). He wants to marry her, but she keeps turning down his proposals. Ashley gets plenty of advice and encouragement from his grandfather, Perce (Patrick Troughton, later Tenniel Evans).

The Unforgettable

The Unforgettable logo"The Unforgettable..." profiles classic entertainers, featuring classic clips and interviews with friends, family and colleagues of each of the episodes subject. After an initial run between 2000 and 2002 featuring acts such as Tommy Cooper, Diana Dors and Eric Morecambe, no new episodes were made with frequent repeats on Sunday afternoons and in late night slots. The series eventually made a return in 2010 beginning with two new editions looking at Bob Monkhouse and Jeremy Beadle and has been a ratings success for its channel ITV1.

The Upper Hand

The Upper Hand logoThe Upper Hand Guide/Synopsis/Information/Pictures/<br> Synopsis "The Upper Hand" aired from May 1990 to Oct 1996. Charlie Burrows (Joe McGann) is an ex-professional footballer who has had to give the game up due to injury. His young wife died suddenly and he was left to raise their daughter, Joanna (Kellie Bright), on his own. When Joanna gets into yet another fight, he realizes that he needs to obtain a better way of life for her and takes a job as a housekeeper to a rich and divorced career woman, Caroline Wheatley (Diana Weston) . This gives Jo the opportunity to go to a better school and have a female role model in her life. Caroline is uptight and very repressed. She lives in a wonderful house in Henley with her son, Tom (William Puttock) and her mother, Laura (Honor Blackm...
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