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A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96.
A Tale of Two Toads is a 1989 hour-long feature from the 1980s stop motion animation series The Wind in the Willows.
After Henry is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1988 to 1992.
Alan Landsburg Productions was an independent TV production company founded by Alan Landsburg in 1971.
Alcock and Gander is a British sitcom that aired on ITV in 1972.
Alias the Jester is a British animated series created by Cosgrove Hall Films, airing in 13 episodes on ITV starting on 13 November 1985.
Alpha Television was a British limited company which operated television studios in Aston, Birmingham.
Andy Capp is a British sitcom based on the cartoon Andy Capp.
Anglo-Saxon Attitudes is a satirical novel by Angus Wilson, published in 1956.
Armchair Theatre is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974.
Armchair Thriller is a British television programme, broadcast on ITV in two series in 1978 and 1980.
The Associated British Corporation (otherwise known as ABC Television) was one of a number of commercial television companies established in the United Kingdom during the 1950s by cinema chain companies, in an attempt to safeguard their business by becoming involved with television, which was taking away their cinema audiences.
Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC), originally British International Pictures (BIP), was a British film production, distribution and exhibition company active from 1927 until 1970 when it was absorbed into EMI.
Associated Television (ATV), a former British television company, was awarded the franchise by the Independent Television Authority (ITA) to provide the Independent Television service at weekends for the London region.
Associated-Rediffusion, later Rediffusion, London, was the British ITV contractor for London and parts of the surrounding counties, on weekdays between 1954 and 29 July 1968.
The Association of Cinematograph, Television and Allied Technicians (ACTT) was a trade union in the United Kingdom which existed between 1933 and 1991.
Banco Santander, S.A., doing business as Santander Group, is a Spanish banking group.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
Alfred Hawthorne "Benny" Hill (21 January 1924 – 20 April 1992) was an English comedian and actor, best remembered for his television programme The Benny Hill Show, an amalgam of slapstick, burlesque, and double entendre in a format that included live comedy and filmed segments, with him at the focus of almost every segment.
Big Ben is the nickname for the Great Bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is usually extended to refer to both the clock and the clock tower.
William Grundy (18 May 1923 – 9 February 1993) was an English television presenter and host of Today, a regional news programme broadcast on Thames Television.
Bless This House is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 2 February 1971 to 22 April 1976.
Blue Bell Hill is a chalk hill between Maidstone and Rochester in the English county of Kent.
Blue Peter is a British children's television programme, currently shown live on the CBBC television channel.
Brian Tesler (born 19 February 1929) is a British television producer and executive.
British Electric Traction Company Limited, renamed BET plc in 1985, was a large British industrial conglomerate.
The British Film Institute (BFI) is a film and charitable organisation which promotes and preserves filmmaking and television in the United Kingdom.
A broadcast license is a type of spectrum license granting the licensee permission to use a portion of the radio frequency spectrum in a given geographical area for broadcasting purposes.
The Broadcasting Act 1990 is a law of the British parliament, often regarded by both its supporters and its critics as a quintessential example of Thatcherism.
Bryan Cowgill (27 May 1927 – 14 July 2008) was a British television executive.
The BT Tower is a communications tower located in Fitzrovia, London, owned by BT Group.
Buster Keaton: A Hard Act to Follow is a 3-part television documentary series made in 1987, charting the life and career of Buster Keaton.
Button Moon is a British children's television programme broadcast in the United Kingdom in the 1980s on the ITV network.
C.A.B. is a British television programme which was produced by Thames Television for Children's ITV.
Callan is a British action/drama television series created by James Mitchell, first airing between 1967 and 1972.
Capital City is a television series which focused on the professional and personal lives of a group of investment bankers working in the dealing room at Shane Longman, a fictional international bank based in the City of London.
Carlton was a British media company.
Carlton Television (now part of the non-franchise ITV London region) was the ITV franchise holder for London and the surrounding counties from 9.25am every Monday to 5.15pm every Friday.
The Carry On Christmas Specials were four one-off specials produced for Thames Television made in 1969, 1970, 1972 and 1973.
Cash cow is business jargon for a business venture that generates a steady return of profits that far exceed the outlay of cash required to acquire or start it.
CBTV was a Thames TV magazine programme for younger viewers, in the 1980s.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Channel 5 is a British commercial television network.
Charles Hill, Baron Hill of Luton, PC (15 January 1904 – 22 August 1989) was a British cabinet minister, doctor and television executive.
Chorlton and the Wheelies is an animated children's television series that ran from September 1976 until June 1979 on the British television channel ITV.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Cosgrove Hall Films (also known as Cosgrove Hall Productions) was a British animation studio founded by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall; its headquarters was in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester.
Count Duckula is a British animated comedy horror television series created by British studio Cosgrove Hall Films and produced by Thames Television as a spin-off from Danger Mouse, a series in which the Count Duckula character was a recurring villain.
Creepy Crawlies was a stop motion animation series created by Cosgrove Hall.
Dallas is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on CBS from April 2, 1978, to May 3, 1991.
Danger Mouse is a British animated television series produced by Cosgrove Hall Films for Thames Television.
Danger UXB is a 1979 British ITV television series set during the Second World War developed by John Hawkesworth and starring Anthony Andrews as Lieutenant Brian Ash, an officer in the Royal Engineers.
David Keith Elstein (born 14 November 1944), is Chairman of openDemocracy.net and an executive producer at Portobello Films.
Sir David Paradine Frost (7 April 1939 – 31 August 2013) was an English television host, media personality, journalist, comedian, and writer.
David Ian Gill (9 June 1928 – 28 September 1997) was a British film historian, preservationist and documentarian who documented the history of motion pictures and helped restore many early, silent films.
"Death on the Rock" is a controversial television documentary, an episode of Thames Television's current affairs series This Week, broadcast in the United Kingdom on ITV on 28 April 1988.
Didsbury is a suburban area of Manchester, England, on the north bank of the River Mersey, south of Manchester city centre.
Digitization, at WhatIs.com in Collins English Dictionary less commonly digitalization, is the process of converting information into a digital (i.e. computer-readable) format, in which the information is organized into bits.
Do Not Adjust Your Set (DNAYS) was a television series produced originally by Rediffusion, London, then, by the fledgling Thames Television for British commercial television channel ITV from 26 December 1967 to 14 May 1969.
Dodger, Bonzo and the Rest was a television drama series which centered on the lives of Michael "Dodger" Dolan and his sister, Carol (Bonzo) who were part of a large foster family in London.
Edwin Charles Braben (31 October 1930 – 21 May 2013) was an English comedy writer and performer best known for providing material for Morecambe and Wise.
Edward & Mrs.
In 1936, a constitutional crisis in the British Empire arose when King-Emperor Edward VIII proposed to marry Wallis Simpson, an American socialite who was divorced from her first husband and was pursuing the divorce of her second.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Euston Films is a British film and television production company.
Euston Road is a road in Central London that runs from Marylebone Road to King's Cross.
A fanfare (or fanfarade or flourish) is a short musical flourish that is typically played by trumpets or other brass instruments, often accompanied by percussion.
Father, Dear Father is a British television sitcom produced by Thames Television for ITV from 1968 to 1973 starring Patrick Cargill.
Forced marriage is a marriage in which one or more of the parties is married without his or her consent or against his or her will.
Fountain Studios (formerly Wembley Studios) was an independently owned television studio located in Wembley Park, Wembley, north-west London, close to Wembley Park underground station.
FremantleMedia Group Limited is a British international television content and production/distribution subsidiary of Bertelsmann's RTL Group, founded in 2001, and evolved as Europe's largest TV, radio, and production company.
A game show is a type of radio, television, or stage show in which contestants, individually or as teams, play a game which involves answering questions or solving puzzles, usually for money or prizes.
A gentlemen's agreement or gentleman's agreement is an informal and legally non-binding agreement between two or more parties.
George and Mildred is a British sitcom that was produced by Thames Television that aired from 1976-79.
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula.
Give Us a Clue is a British televised game show version of charades which was broadcast on ITV from 1979 to 1992.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
Griffith Rhys Jones (born 16 November 1953) is a Welsh comedian, writer, actor and television presenter.
Harold Clayton Lloyd Sr. (April 20, 1893 – March 8, 1971) was an American actor, comedian, director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer who is best known for his silent comedy films.
Harry Corbett OBE (28 January 1918 – 17 August 1989) was an English puppeteer, magician and television and stage presenter, who is best known as the creator of the glove puppet character Sooty in 1948.
Hartswood Films is a British television production company.
Hattytown Tales is a 52-episode stop motion children's television series produced by FilmFair for Thames Television.
Helvetica or Neue Haas Grotesk is a widely used sans-serif typeface developed in 1957 by Swiss typeface designer Max Miedinger with input from Eduard Hoffmann.
The history of ITV, the United Kingdom "Independent Television" commercial network, goes back to 1954.
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
Hollywood (also known as Hollywood: A Celebration of the American Silent Film) is a 1980 documentary series produced by Thames Television which explored the establishment and development of the Hollywood studios and their impact on 1920s culture.
Howard Thomas CBE (5 March 1909 – 6 November 1986) was a Welsh radio producer and television executive.
The Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) was the regulatory body in the United Kingdom for commercial television (ITV and Channel 4 and limited satellite television regulation – cable television was the responsibility of the Cable Authority) – and commercial and independent radio broadcasts.
The Independent Television Authority (ITA) is a defunct agency created by the Television Act 1954 to supervise the creation of "Independent Television" (ITV), the first commercial television network in the United Kingdom.
The Independent Television Commission (ITC) licensed and regulated commercial television services in the United Kingdom (except S4C in Wales) between 1 January 1991 and 28 December 2003.
Is It Legal? is a British television sitcom set in a solicitors office in Hounslow, west London, which ran from 12 September 1995 to 9 December 1998.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
The ITV Emergency National Service was the management response to the near-complete Independent Television technicians' strike immediately after the 1968 franchise changes took effect.
ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.
ITV Studios is a television production company owned by the British television broadcaster ITV plc.
ITV Wales and West, previously known as HTV, refers to the Independent Television franchise area until 31 December 2013, licensed to a broadcaster by the regulator Ofcom.
ITV Yorkshire is the British television service provided by ITV Broadcasting Limited for the Yorkshire franchise area on the ITV network.
Jack the Ripper is a 1988 British television film drama based on the conspiracy theory about the notorious Jack the Ripper murder spree in Victorian London.
James Christopher Bolam, (born 16 June 1935) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Terry Collier in The Likely Lads and its sequel Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?, Jack Ford in When the Boat Comes In, Roy Figgis in Only When I Laugh, Trevor Chaplin in The Beiderbecke Trilogy, Dr Arthur Gilder in Born and Bred, Jack Halford in New Tricks and the title character of Grandpa in the CBeebies programme Grandpa in My Pocket.
James Neville Mason (15 May 1909 – 27 July 1984) was an English actor.
Jamie and the Magic Torch is a British children's television series made by Cosgrove Hall for Thames Television and shown on the ITV network, running from 1976 to 1979.
Sir Jeremy Isaacs (born 28 September 1932) is a Scottish television producer and executive, winner of many BAFTA awards and international Emmy Awards.
Johnny Hawksworth (2 February 1924 – 13 February 2009) was a British musician and composer who had lived and worked in Australia since 1984.
Keep It in the Family is a British comedy television show that aired for five series between 1980 and 1983.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
Kevin Brownlow (born 2 June 1938) is a British film historian, television documentary-maker, filmmaker, author, and film editor.
Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century.
Lee Electric (Lighting) Ltd was incorporated as a business in 1961 by John and Benny Lee, two film lighting electricians.
Lee Ann Remick (December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an American actress.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
London Weekend Television (LWT) was the ITV network franchise holder for Greater London and the Home Counties at weekends, broadcasting from Fridays at 5.15 pm (7:00 pm until 1982) to Monday mornings at 6:00 am.
Lorimar Productions, Inc., later known as Lorimar Television and Lorimar Distribution, was an American production company that was later a subsidiary of Warner Bros., active from 1969 until 1993.
Love Thy Neighbour is a British sitcom, which was broadcast from 13 April 1972 until 22 January 1976, spanning seven series and fifty-four episodes.
Magpie was a British children's television programme shown on ITV from 30 July 1968 to 6 June 1980.
Man About the House is a British sitcom starring Richard O'Sullivan, Paula Wilcox and Sally Thomsett, with Yootha Joyce and Brian Murphy, that was broadcast for six series on ITV from 15 August 1973 to 7 April 1976.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Manchester Metropolitan University (often referred to as Manchester Met, Man Met, or MMU) is a new, public university located in Manchester, England.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
Peter Graham Corbett (born 28 March 1948), professionally known as Matthew Corbett, is an English television personality, writer and puppeteer, best known for presenting The Sooty Show and later Sooty and Co.
Mavis Nicholson (born 19 October 1930, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan), is a Welsh writer and radio and TV broadcaster.
Melvin Kenneth Smith (3 December 1952 – 19 July 2013) was an English comedian, writer, film director, producer, and actor.
Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye.
Michael Philip Green (born 2 December 1947) is an English businessman and psychotherapist, who is the owner of Tangent Communications.
Minder is a British comedy-drama about the London criminal underworld.
Monty Python’s Flying Circus (known during the final series as just Monty Python) is a British sketch comedy series created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974.
Eric Morecambe (John Eric Bartholomew, 14 May 1926 – 28 May 1984) and Ernie Wise (Ernest Wiseman, 27 November 1925 – 21 March 1999), known as Morecambe and Wise (also Eric and Ernie), were an iconic English comic double act, working in variety, radio, film and most successfully in television.
Name That Tune is a television game show that put two contestants against each other to test their knowledge of songs.
Never the Twain is a British sitcom that ran for eleven series from 7 September 1981 to 9 October 1991.
Thomas Nigel Kneale (18 April 1922 – 29 October 2006) was a British screenwriter.
Opportunity Knocks is a British television and radio talent show originally hosted by Hughie Green, with a late-1980s revival hosted by Bob Monkhouse, and later by previous winner Les Dawson.
Pearson plc is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London.
Pearson Television was the American-based television production and distribution arm of British company Pearson PLC.
Pinewood Studios is a British film and television studio located in Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, about from Slough, from Uxbridge, and approximately west of central London.
The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican revolutionary organisation that sought to end British rule in Northern Ireland, facilitate the reunification of Ireland and bring about an independent socialist republic encompassing all of Ireland.
Public Eye is a British television drama series that ran from 1965 to 1975, for a total of seven series.
Quatermass (also known as The Quatermass Conclusion or Quatermass IV) is a British television science fiction serial produced by Euston Films for Thames Television and broadcast on the ITV network in October and November 1979.
The Queen's Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for British businesses and other organizations who excel at international trade, innovation or sustainable development.
Rainbow is a British children's television series, created by Pamela Lonsdale, which ran between five times weekly, twice weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays then Tuesdays and Fridays, and finally once weekly at 12:10 on Fridays on the ITV network, from 1 September 1972 to 24 March 1997.
Reilly, Ace of Spies is a 1983 television miniseries dramatizing the life of Sidney Reilly, a Russian Jew who became one of the greatest spies ever to work for the British.
Richard Johann Dunn (5 September 1943 - 4 August 1998) was a British television executive who served as the Chief Executive Officer of Thames Television.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Robin's Nest is a British sitcom starring Richard O'Sullivan as Robin Tripp, one of the lead characters in the sitcom, Man About the House, which had ended on 7 April 1976.
Rock Follies, and its sequel, Rock Follies of '77, is a musical drama shown on British television in the 1970s.
Rod, Jane and Freddy were a singing trio who appeared in children's programming on the British TV channel ITV in the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s.
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, CBE (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean.
Royal Tunbridge Wells is a large affluent town in western Kent, England, around south-east of central London by road and by rail.
RTL Group is a leader across broadcast, content and digital.
Rumpole of the Bailey was a British television series created and written by the British writer and barrister John Mortimer.
Screenonline is a website about the history of British film, television and social history as documented by film and television.
Shelley is a British sitcom made by Thames Television and originally broadcast on ITV from 12 July 1979 to 12 January 1984 and from 11 October 1988 to 1 September 1992.
Shepperton Studios is a film studio located in Shepperton, Surrey, England with a history dating back to 1931.
Sid James (born Solomon Joel Cohen; 8 May 1913 – 26 April 1976) (sometimes credited as Sidney James) was a South African-born British character and comic actor.
Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings is a British children's animated series about the adventures of a young child named Simon, who has a magic blackboard.
Six Days of Justice is a British television drama anthology series of single plays created by Thames Television and shown on ITV from 1972 to 1975, over four seasons of six episodes apiece.
Spatz is a children's comedy series that ran on CITV during the 1990s, produced by Thames Television and created by Andrew Bethell.
St Paul's Cathedral, London, is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of London.
Stop motion is an animated-film making technique in which objects are physically manipulated in small increments between individually photographed frames so that they appear to exhibit independent motion when the series of frames is played back as a fast sequence.
Strike It Lucky (Michael Barrymore's Strike It Rich! from 1996 to 1999) was a popular British television game show from 29 October 1986 to 23 August 1999, originally produced by Thames Television for ITV, and presented by the British comedian Michael Barrymore.
STV Productions (previously SMG Productions or Scottish Media Group Productions and originally known as Scottish Television Productions) is the television production arm of the STV Group plc, and incorporates Ginger Productions.
T-Bag was a British television series about an eponymous witch-like character and her assistant, T-shirt.
Take Your Pick! was a United Kingdom game show originally broadcast by Radio Luxembourg in the early 1950s.
Talkback is a British television production company that was established as an independent production company in 1981 by Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones.
Talkback Thames (stylised as talkbackTHAMES) was a British television production company, a division of FremantleMedia (part of the RTL Group, which in turn is owned by Bertelsmann).
Teddington Studios was a large British television studio in Teddington, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, providing studio facilities for programmes airing on the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, Sky1 and others.
Television House, on Kingsway in London was, from 1955, the London headquarters of Associated-Rediffusion, Independent Television News (ITN), TV Times magazine, the Independent Television Companies Association and, at first, Associated TeleVision.
A television network is a telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, whereby a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.
Television South (TVS) was the ITV franchise holder in the south and south east of England between 1 January 1982 at 9.25 am and 31 December 1992 at 11.59 pm.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a financial, political, religious or ideological aim.
Thames is a British television production company that was established on 1 January 2012.
Thames News was the flagship regional news programme of Thames Television, serving the Thames ITV region and broadcast on weekdays from 12 September 1977 to 31 December 1992.
Thames Silents is a series of releases (theatrical, broadcast and home video) of films from the silent era produced by the British ITV contractor Thames Television.
The Avengers is an espionage British television series created in 1961.
The Benny Hill Show is a British comedy television show starring Benny Hill that aired in various forms between 15 January 1955 and 16 May 1991 in over 140 countries.
The BFG is a 1989 British animated made-for-television film produced by Cosgrove Hall Films and based on the 1982 novel of the same name by Roald Dahl.
The Bill is a British police procedural television series, first broadcast on ITV from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010.
The Flying Ship (Russian title Летучий корабль), or The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship, is a Russian fairy tale.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Leeds Studios (also known as the Yorkshire Television Studios or YTV Studios) is a television production complex on Kirkstall Road in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
The Mikado; or, The Town of Titipu is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert, their ninth of fourteen operatic collaborations.
The Morecambe & Wise Show was a comedy sketch show originally produced by Thames Television and broadcast on the ITV network.
The Naked Civil Servant is a 1975 biographical film based on Quentin Crisp's 1968 book of the same name, starring John Hurt and directed by Jack Gold, adapted by Philip Mackie, and produced by Verity Lambert.
The Sooty Show is a British children's television series that aired on BBC Television from 1955 until 1967 when the BBC eventually cancelled The Sooty Show after Paul Fox, the then-controller of BBC One at the time, cleared out some of the long running shows.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London.
The Tomorrow People is a British children's science fiction television series, created by Roger Price.
The Wind in the Willows is a TV series that was originally broadcast between 1984 and 1987, based on characters from Kenneth Grahame's classic story The Wind in the Willows and following the 1983 film The Wind in the Willows.
The World at War (1973–74) is a 26-episode British television documentary series chronicling the events of the Second World War.
This is Your Life is a British biographical television documentary, based on the 1952 American show of the same title.
This Week is a weekly current affairs series that was first produced for ITV in January 1956 by Associated-Rediffusion (later Thames Television), running until 1979, when it was replaced by TV Eye.
Thorn EMI was a major British company involved in consumer electronics, music, defence and retail.
Time Riders is a 4-part 1991 CITV show directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Haydn Gwynne as Dr.
Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London built between 1886 and 1894.
The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.
Sir Trevor McDonald, (born George McDonald; 16 August 1939) is a Trinidadian-British newsreader and journalist, best known for his career as a news presenter with ITN.
Truckers is a stop motion animated series, an adaptation of the first book of Terry Pratchett's The Nome Trilogy, produced in the United Kingdom by Cosgrove Hall for TV, then released on VHS, though edited together into a feature-length film.
Unknown Chaplin is an acclaimed three-part 1983 British documentary series about the career and methods of the silent film luminary Charles Chaplin, using previously unseen film for illustration.
Victor & Hugo: Bunglers in Crime (shortened name: Victor & Hugo) is a British animated series made by Cosgrove Hall Productions for Thames Television and screened on Children's ITV from 6 September 1991 to 29 December 1992, and was based on the five-time villains of Gaston and Pierre from Count Duckula; it was the company's second production to be assisted by the Spanish studio, Alfonso Productions, as well as their final cel-animated project before the collapse of Thames Television (who lost the 1991 ITV regional franchise round as a result of bidding too low a month after it premiered, and as such, none of its 30 episodes were ever seen more than once in the United Kingdom).
In photography and optics, vignetting (vignette) is a reduction of an image's brightness or saturation toward the periphery compared to the image center.
Whodunnit? was a British television game show that originally aired on ITV as a pilot on 15 August 1972, hosted by Shaw Taylor, and then became a full series, which ran from 25 June 1973 to 26 June 1978.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.