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Curious British Telly

The home of all those British TV shows you thought you'd forgotten about...

  • By Ben Ricketts
  • Based in United Kingdom
  • Roughly 25 posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2023 21
2024 6

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

The Birth of Thames Television in 1968
Boasting productions such as The Bill, Minder, Man about the House, Rainbow and The Sooty Show, Thames Television produced some of my favourite television programmes of all time. And then there’s that iconic Thames Television …
On , by Ben Ricketts, 1,022 words
The Slow, Slow Start of BBC Video
I still remember the first BBC Video I got: Pyramids of Mars, the classic 1975 Doctor Who serial featuring Tom Baker. This was in 1987, and it meant a lot to a five-year-old who had …
On , by Ben Ricketts, 1,588 words
YouTube Pick: My Brother David
The tale of David Scarboro isn't one I was overly familiar with, but his short life and career on British television is, in itself, very much like the soap opera which defined his early fame. …
On , by Ben Ricketts, 416 words