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What was your favourite childhood tv programme?

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Foxglove77 Sun 10-Jan-21 14:41:40

I loved the Black Beauty tv series and remember galloping around the garden singing the theme tune! Also enjoyed Follyfoot, The Sullivans and The Cedar Tree.

Gwyneth Sun 10-Jan-21 14:46:23

Yes absolutely loved Black Beauty and the theme music was wonderful. Also really like Jackanory.

Gwyneth Sun 10-Jan-21 14:47:41


ixion Sun 10-Jan-21 14:48:55

Obble ob Weeeeed🤣

joannapiano Sun 10-Jan-21 14:48:58

Bill and Ben. And their tortoise.

Gwyneth Sun 10-Jan-21 14:49:08

Lovely thread Foxglove look forward to reading other posters’ favourites.

Gingster Sun 10-Jan-21 14:49:09

Lassie.i remember crying buckets

Lucca Sun 10-Jan-21 14:50:28

Lone Ranger, circus boy, black beauty,

Nortsat Sun 10-Jan-21 14:51:51

Blue Peter (Valerie Singleton, John Noakes, Peter Purves, Petra ...).

Bewitched ... I wanted to be Samantha ...

Oopsadaisy1 Sun 10-Jan-21 14:52:48

Whirlybirds, Circus Boy, Twizzle and Four Feather Falls are the ones that spring to mind, but I’m sure I’ll remember others later.

Kandinsky Sun 10-Jan-21 14:53:34

Little house on the prairie
And as I got a bit older I loved Crossroads grin

Oopsadaisy1 Sun 10-Jan-21 14:55:44

Billy Bunter!

Lucca Sun 10-Jan-21 14:57:00

Crossroads ?!
As a teenager ....the man from uncle and the forsyte saga.

Grandma70s Sun 10-Jan-21 14:57:19

Not many people had TV when I was a child. We certainly didn’t, so no favourites. The first TV I saw was the Coronation in 1953, and that was on next door’s little black and white set.

Kandinsky Sun 10-Jan-21 14:58:43

I know Lucca what can I say.....I was easily pleased. haha.

NannyJan53 Sun 10-Jan-21 14:59:21

Torchy the Battery Boy, Lassie, Champion the Wonder Horse, Skippy the Bush Kangeroo, Daktari.

These are the first that came to mind. I am sure there are many more.

Blossoming Sun 10-Jan-21 14:59:49

Children of the Stones

timetogo2016 Sun 10-Jan-21 15:01:39

Bill and Ben/Catwaesle/Black Beauty/Bewitched/Andy Pandy/Little house on the prairie and a few i have forgotten the names of.
Mostly on a black and white up untill 1968/1970.

Marilla Sun 10-Jan-21 15:01:45

As a tiny tot I loved Andy Pandy then moved on to Sooty and Sweep

As I got older Little House of the Prairie with Lost In Space as my absolute favourite.

There are lots more but I stuck to absolute favourites.

Woodmouse Sun 10-Jan-21 15:10:52

Lizzy Dripping
Little House on the Prairie and The Waltons. In fact I would still watch all of them now.
(Oh, and The Good Life).
I also used to live House Party. It was on in the afternoons so I only got to see it during school holidays.

Beechnut Sun 10-Jan-21 15:22:03

The Woodentops.

MiniMoon Sun 10-Jan-21 15:25:23

I loved Champion the Wonder Horse. Then there was Mr. Ed.
The Beverly Hillbillies.
The Munsters
Robinson Crusoe (I was a teenager then, but the music was great).

LauraNorder Sun 10-Jan-21 15:32:06

The Woodentops and Storybook when little.
Dennis the Menace
Mr Ed
The Monkees
Progressed to Ready Steady Go and Six Five Special

LauraNorder Sun 10-Jan-21 15:32:58

Forgot Beverley Hill Billies, wonderful

vampirequeen Sun 10-Jan-21 15:41:04

Ohh Blossoming...Children of the Stones. I watched it again on YouTube last year. Still incredibly scary.

Blue Peter with Aunty Val, John and Peter.