Click for larger image Call My Bluff
1960s
Click for larger image Here's the earliest edition of the classic wordplay game we have,complete with that theme tune, with team captains Frank Muir and Alan Melville being kept in order by chairman Robin Ray. Alan Melville was an established theatre actor who later turned author and comedy writer. Frank Muir was a comedy writer and raconteur who wrote "Whack-O" and other radio and tv comedys with Denis Nordern. Robin Ray, son of music hall comic Ted Ray, was an actor musician and broadcaster.

Click for larger image Call My Bluff
1980s
Click for larger image Some BBC2 continuity about the upcoming film "Caddyshack" leads into this episode, with Robert Robinson in the chair and Frank Muir still as a team captain. Theme tune appears to have be reworked too.

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1994
Click for larger image The programme was resurrected for a one-off edition to celebrate BBC2's 30th anniversary. Robert Robinson and Frank Muir took part although Joanna Lumley captained the other team as Arthur Marshall had died since the last series had ended.

Click for larger image Call My Bluff
1998
Click for larger image An update to the theme here, now with Bob Holness as chairman, and humourist and writer Alan Coren and comedienne Sandi Toksvig as team captains.

Click for larger image Catch Phrase
1987
Click for larger image The long-running visual puzzle game where you "say what you see", hosted by Roy Walker.
 
right clip is from 1989


Click for larger image Catch Phrase
1989
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Chain Letters
1987
Chain Letters was a word puzzle based gameshow presented originally by Jeremy Beadle. Other hosts were Andrew O'Connor, Allan Stewart, Ted Robbins, Vince Henderson and Dave Spikey. The show ran from 1987 to 1995.

Click for larger image Challenge Anneka
1989-1994 BBC Television
Click for larger image Anneka Rice was challenged (hence the title) to various kindly acts within a tight time scale. A fabulous animated title sequence with music by David Mindel.
 
right clip is the longer version of the titles.


Click for larger image Challenge Anneka
2006
Click for larger image ITV remakes Challenge Anneka for a one off special. The titles are remade, but use the same iconic theme tune, designed by Ian Bate of 422 Manchester.

Cluedo
1992
Quiz show based on the popular board game.  Richard Madeley is your host.  Other hosts were James Bellini and Chris Tarrant.  Actors who have played the characters were Stephanie Beacham, Rula Lenska, Kate O'Mara, Derek Nimmo, Toyah Wilcox, Ian Lavender, Joan Sims, David McCallum, Koo Stark, Susan George, Christopher Biggins, Tom Baker, Lewis Collins, Pam Ferris, Lysette Anthony, Joanna Lumley, Liz Smith, Leslie Grantham, Nicholas Parsons, John Bird, Jerry Hall, Robin Nedwell, Richard Wilson, Mollie Sugden and June Whitfield.

Click for larger image The Colour of Money
2009
Click for larger image Chris Tarrant originally presented this show on radio, but was brought to TV in 2009.  Players have to choose ten of the coloured boxes which all contain random amounts from £1,000 - £20,000, but you don't win the money unless you shout STOP.  Players have to reach a target of at least £50,000 using the ten boxes they have selected.  If you don't say stop, the money is lost.  Make your target, you win the money.

Click for larger image Computer Challenge
1986
Click for larger image I think you'll agree that the theme tune for this electronic business game is very much of its time.

Click for larger image Concentration
1988
Click for larger image Nick Jasckson presents Concentration. This clip features some HTV Wales continuity at the beginning.
 
Nick is now a voiceover artist, visit his website www.nickjacksonsvoice.com


Click for larger image Connections
1985
Click for larger image Connections was originally hosted by Sue Robbie, followed by Bob Carolgees and Richard Madeley.

Click for larger image Countdown
1984
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1995
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1996
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Click for larger image Celebrity Countdown
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Click for larger image The Chase
14.1.2013
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Click for larger image Countdown
2000
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Click for larger image Countdown
2001
Click for larger image The long running gameshow, hosted here by the late Richard Whiteley with Carol Vorderman.  Based on the french gameshow "Des Chiffres et Des Lettres"

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Click for larger image Crazy Comparisons
1991
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Click for larger image Criss Cross Quiz
1957-1967 Granada Television
Click for larger image Criss Cross Quiz was televisions first game show based on Noughts and Crosses. The original quiz master was Jeremy Hawk. Jeremy was replaced by Barbera Kelly in 1963

Crosswits
1987
Crosswits was a cryptic crossword based gameshow presented by Tom O'Connor.

Click for larger image Crosswits
1991
Click for larger image A later edition of Crosswits here from 1991.

Click for larger image The Cube
2009
Click for larger image Phillip Schofield asks if you have what it takes to beat The Cube?