Throughout the years there have been countless TV programmes that became iconic. From soap operas to gameshows, News programmes to talent shows, this is the telly that couldn’t be missed. These must-see shows have left us with countless fond memories. But they didn’t always go to plan.
This 3-hour special features the less-than-perfect moments from some of the nation’s favourite shows over the years, from the black and white days of the 1960s and Dixon of Dock Green, to the colour 1970’s The Generation Game, right through the 80s, 90s and 00s to the present day. There are disastrous moments from classic stars including Lenny Henry, Lorraine Kelly, Oliver Reed and Russell Harty.