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Button Moon

Button Moon logoButton Moon was a popular children's television programme broadcast in the United Kingdom in the 1980s on the ITV Network. Thames Television produced each episode which lasted ten minutes and featured the adventures of Mr. Spoon who, in each episode, would travel to Button Moon in his homemade rocket-ship. All of the characters within the show were based on kitchen utensils, as well as many of the props. Once on Button Moon (which hung in "blanket sky") they would have an adventure, and look through Mr. Spoon's telescope at someone else such as the Hare and the Tortoise, before heading back to their home on 'Junk Planet'. Episodes would also include Mr. Spoon's wife, "Mrs. Spoon", their daughter, "Tina Tea-Spoon" and her friend "Eggbert". The series ended in 1988 after 91 episodes.

By Royal Appointment

By Royal Appointment logoBy Royal Appointment is a sumptuous exploration of royal patronage and royal association. Presenter, Hannah Scott-Joynt travels across the ITV London and Meridian regions to explore the royal links. Each episode takes the viewer on a quirky journey into royal traditions, legends and legacies. Specifically the programmes highlight historic places such as Eton College, Westminster Abbey, Goodwood House, the Royal Ballet School, Kew Gardens and the Royal College of Art. In addition each episode features the history of a Royal Warrant holder - companies include Henry Poole & Co of Savile Row, James Purdey & Sons Ltd the gun makers, Floris the perfumery and Hare & Humphreys the gilders. The programmes also feature appearances from our current Royal Family including HRH Prince Charles, the Duk...


Cadfael logoBrother Cadfael is a twelfth-century Anglo-Welsh monk created by the late Edith Pargeter writing under the pen name of Ellis Peters. A retired crusader disappointed in love, now a herbalist in charge of the gardens of Shrewsbury Abbey, Cadfael (played by Derek Jacobi) is often called on to solve murders and other crimes in and around Shrewsbury, Shropshire, in the border country where England meets Wales.

Capital City

Capital City logoCapital City was a television show produced by Euston Films which focused on the lives of investment bankers in London living and working on the corporate trading floor for the fictional international bank Shane-Longman.

Captain Scarlet

Captain Scarlet logoGerry Anderson's classic cult character Captain Scarlet is back on our screens in the most impressive animated series to hit kids' TV this century. The breath-taking scenes, mind-blowing action and dramatic storylines in each 22-minute episode of Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet pack all the punch of a blockbuster movie. With production costs of $30 million across 26 episodes and produced in High Definition with Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound, the New Captain Scarlet will bring the cinema experience directly into the home.

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons logo"The finger is on the trigger...about to unleash a force with terrible powers, beyond the comprehension of man. This force we shall know as, The Mysterons. This man will be our hero, for fate will make him indestructible. His name: Captain Scarlet." -- "The Mysterons"

Captain Star

Captain Star logoThis could possibly be one of the greatest, most silliest cartoons of our time....of ALL time! Take a look and meet Jones, Sputnik, Nav. Black, 1st Officer Scarlet, & last but not least, the hero, Capt. Star. Other characters like the 3-eyed bounty hunter Jasper quilt, Phony pilot, Bloater (Bladder, Blister, What was his name?), & even A Teddy Bear army add humour & adventure to each episode!. "And they thought that I was dead, But I came out with a multiplied head.... Nine heads in all !!!" Bios Captain Star- One of the greatest heroes of ALL time & a universally known character of justice. He is the leader of the "Boiling Hell" crew & has accomplished thousands of missions such as the famous "29 captain's rescue". He awaits his orders from Mission control to this very day hoping that ...

Car Crime UK

Car Crime UK logoTrevor McDonald presents a new six-part series looking at the work of specialist police car crime teams across the UK. Across the country more than 170,000 cars are stolen each year.

Carry On Christmas Specials

Carry On Christmas Specials logoThe Carry On Christmas Specials were four one-off sitcoms produced for Thames Television made in 1969, 1970, 1972 and 1973. They brought the cast and formula of the Carry On films to a television production.

Carry On Laughing

Carry On Laughing logoUnfortunately, even by 'Carry On...' standards the episodes in these two televison series were not particularly good. After four successful Christmas specials, and with the film series cutting down from two to one per year, most of the regulars were willing to appear in these 25 minute spoofs. Only Kenneth Williams refused to do television and Charles Hawtrey had left the series after 'Carry on abroad' (1972) because of a billing dispute. Interestingly enough, some of the biggest stars in the Carry On menagerie made their last appearance on this show. Sid James, Hattie Jacques and Barbara Windsor starred in several episodes after their last cinematic appearance in 'Carry on Dick'.
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