Entries tagged 'television'
The following 14 entries have been tagged using the term television. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.
TV programmes set on Guernsey
Guernsey has been the star of many TV shows, from Enemy at the Door and Island at War, to Howards' Way and Treasure Hunt. Here's a run-down of the best of the best.
Treasure Hunt on Guernsey and Herm
Channel 4 gameshow Treasure Hunt came to Guernsey and Herm in 1984. It was one of the earliest episodes of the series, and someone has uploaded it in full to YouTube.
Channel Television saw off a rival broadcaster
Channel Television bid just £1000 for the right to continue broadcasting to Guernsey and Jersey.
Howards’ Way came to Guernsey
The fourth series of the BBC's long-running drama focused on Guernsey.
Spotlight was broadcast for the first time
The launch of Spotlight, the BBC’s local news bulletin covering Guernsey, the wider Channel Islands and the south-west of England, was more of a name change than anything else. The BBC’s first bulletin for the region was News from the South West. This had launched in 1961 and, within a year, had been re-titled South […]
Channel Television took to the air
ITV's independent television station for Guernsey and Jersey launched in 1962
ITV broadcasts first episode of Island at War
The series had a mixed reception and only ran for one series.
Songs of Praise comes from Guernsey
The religious music programme visited The Little Chapel and Guernsey Prison.
TV’s Jeeves is rushed to hospital on Guernsey
Dennis Price, who played Jeeves, was rushed to Guernsey when suffering from "Sark Tummy".
Enemy at the Door comes to the end of its run
The ITV drama series was set on Guernsey but actually filmed on neighbouring Jersey.