❉ Michael Seely looks back on Alan Plater’s trilogy, 30 years on from the first airing of its last instalment.
❉ Chris Orton looks back on the BBC detective drama set in and around Tyneside, written by Ian La Frenais and starring Jimmy Nail.
❉ A huge success for LWT, the series offered an authentic portrayal of day-to-day life for the inmates and staff of a women’s prison
❉ Chris Orton looks back on the BBC dramatisation of the post-apocalyptic novel, broadcast 34 years ago today.
❉ An interesting and thought-provoking piece of work from what some regard as a BBC golden age.
❉ This is yet another triumph for Miwk and a must read if you have any interest in TV history.
❉ Mark Owen looks back on the ITV sitcom about three generations of women in one family, first shown on this day in 1988.
❉ Writer Michael Seely looks back on his childhood memories of Blake’s 7, first broadcast 40 years ago today.
❉ Bergerac’s 1986 Christmas Special saw an everyday series dare to do something a little different…
❉ Chris Orton looks back on the BBC drama about a rabies epidemic in Britain.