Click for larger image The Magic Ball
1971
Click for larger image The Magic Ball followed the adventures of Sam who lived in a seaside town called Haythornthwaite. Sam had a magic ball which he carried around with him everywhere  Sam's Aunt Mill owned a curiosity / antique type shop full of wierd and interesting items. Sam would often go looking through the shop and find interesting items. Whilst holding an object, the Magic Ball would activate and take Sam off on an exciting adventure. The Ball would always bring him back home safely though after righting wrongs or solving a problem.
 
Produced by the legendary Cosgrove/Hall team and written/voiced by Eric Thompson (father of actress Emma Thompson and writer/narrater of The Magic Roundabout)


Click for larger image Matchtime
1982
Click for larger image Granada's local footy show hosted by Elton Welsby.  Some people have sworn blind that Match Time used the theme from The Big Match and that appears to have happened a few time, but in this clip, it uses its own theme.

Click for larger image Mothers Ruin
1994
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Click for larger image The Music Of Lennon and McCartney
1965
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Click for larger image The New Sessions
1990
Click for larger image Hosted by Bob Dickinson (very rock and roll name), this regional music show highlighted up and coming bands and featured live music from locations around the region.

Click for larger image Once Upon A Time
1980
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Click for larger image On The Market
1986
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Click for larger image OSM
1990s
Click for larger image OSM stood for the Other Side of Midnight, Granada's weekly alternative music show presented by Manchester legend Tony Wilson

Click for larger image OSM
1988
Click for larger image A Christmas opening and closing

Click for larger image Party People
2007
Granada's local political series presented by Rob McLoughlin
 
right clip - programme close


The Practice
1985
Medical drama series focusing on the staff and patients of a northern health centre. The series starred John Fraser, Brigit Forsyth, Tim Brierly, and Rob Edwards.

Click for larger image Punk
1991
Click for larger image Documentary on the punk era featuring bands from the time, such as The Clash, The Undertones and Siouxie And The Banshees.

Click for larger image The Rock Show
1985
Click for larger image A rock concert show from Gibraltar (Rock) show on Christmas Day 1985 and hosted by Sue Robbie

Click for larger image Runway
1988
Click for larger image weekday gameshow presented by Richard Madeley

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