Click for larger image Sale Of The Century
1980s
Click for larger image John Benson announces "And Now...From Norwich" as this classic game show gets underway. Nicholas Parsons is the "man with the questions...and the money!" Although popular legend has it as "Live >From Norwich!" it was never broadcast live. And in that we take immense relief!

Click for larger image Sale Of The Century
1990
Click for larger image Sky's remake hosted by Peter Marshall

Click for larger image Shipwrecked
2001
Click for larger image The key to this game was survival. 16 people were put on a South Pacific Island where at the end of the show there was no winner and no prize.

Click for larger image So You Think You Can Dance
2010
Click for larger image Another example of the current trend of audience noise throughout the opening title sequence of studio-based entertainment programmes.

Click for larger image Star For A Night
2001
Click for larger image "The Cruise" singer Jane Macdonald hosts this show that shows off the public's singing abilities in this BBC1 primetime show from the early naughties.

Click for larger image Star Town
1978
Click for larger image A remake of the popular Top Town where towns chose the cream of their talent which was voted upon by the other towns taking part in the series. Terry Wogan presided over the competition and each town had celebrity captains which were Leslie Crowther, Tessie O'Shea, Janet Brown, Stan Stennett, Thora Hird, Acker Bilk, Stanley Unwin, Les Dawson and Eddie Waring.

Click for larger image Strictly Come Dancing
2009
Click for larger image The BBC's hit entertainment show of the noughties.
 
Right clip - The sister show - Strictly It Takes Two, the daily fan shown on BBC Two.


Click for larger image Strictly Come Dancing
13.11.2010
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Click for larger image Strike It Lucky
1986
Click for larger image From Christmas 1986 Michael Barrymore and Strike It Lucky with some TVS continuity.
 
Also, the announcer on this clip is the legendary John Benson.


Click for larger image Strike It Lucky
1991
Click for larger image "Awight a' tha' back?" Michael Barrymore invites 3 couples to cross the studio using video monitors, strategically banking cash and prizes and avoiding hotspots. First couple across answers one final question to play the final round to win 10000, 5000 or 2000 hitting only 2, 3 or 4 hotspots respectively.

Click for larger image The Syndicate
2000
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