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TV Shows Produced By Thames Television

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A list of all TV shows produced by Thames Television, listed alphabetically with pictures from the show when available. Thames Television have produced a lot of successful television programs, and this list highlights some of the best ones. This list of TV programs produced by Thames Television includes any TV shows co-produced by Thames Television with other people or companies. Television fanatics can use this list to find some Thames Television TV shows that they haven't seen before. Producers don't often get credit for great TV series but they are an integral part of the creation process.

These items, like The Sweeney and Minder include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "What TV shows has Thames Television produced?" and "What are the best Thames Television produced shows?"
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  • Alcock and Gander

    Richard O'Sullivan, Beryl Reid

    Premiered1972

    Alcock and Gander is a British sitcom that aired on ITV in 1972. Starring Beryl Reid and Richard O'Sullivan, it lasted for one series. It was written by Johnnie Mortimer and Brian Cooke, who later...  more
  • All at No 20

    Carol Hawkins, Martin Clunes

    Premiered1986

    All at No 20 is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1986 to 1987. Starring Maureen Lipman, it was written by Richard Ommanney, Ian Davidson, Peter Vincent and Alex Shearer. It was made for the...  more
  • Armchair Theatre

    Sean Connery, Tim Curry

    Premiered1956

    Armchair Theatre is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation. Its...  more
  • Blankety Blank

    Carol Vorderman, Paul O'Grady

    Premiered1979

    Blankety Blank is a British comedy game show based on the 1977–79 Australian game show Blankety Blanks. The British version ran from 18 January 1979 to 12 March 1990 on BBC One, hosted first by Terry...  more
  • Cowboys

    Roy Kinnear

    Premiered1980

    Cowboys was a British television sitcom that aired on the ITV network during the early 1980s. The show was created by Peter Learmouth whom would go on to create Granada television sitcom Surgical...  more
  • Dear Mother...Love Albert

    Cheryl Hall, Garfield Morgan

    Premiered1969

    Dear Mother...Love Albert later retitled Albert! was a British sitcom broadcast between September 1969 and June 1972. It was created by and starred Rodney Bewes. Bewes co-wrote and produced the...  more
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  • Educating Marmalade

    Lynda La Plante, John Bird

    Premiered1981

    Educating Marmalade is a ten part series in 1982-83 based on the Marmalade Atkins character created by Andrew Davies....
  • Everybody's Equal

    Chris Tarrant

    Premiered1989

    Everybody's Equal was a game show hosted by Chris Tarrant and aired on ITV from 7 June 1989 to 22 July 1991. Versions also existed in many European countries, plus Canada. Elements of the show...  more
  • For the Love of Ada

    Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles

    Premiered1970

    For the Love of Ada is an ITV sitcom that ran between 1970 - 1971....  more
  • Gameshow Marathon

    Peter Dickson

    Premiered2005

    Gameshow Marathon was a British game show, broadcast on ITV from 17 September 2005 to 26 May 2007. After a quick retrospective look at the history of the particular show, the show itself is...  more
  • Give Us a Clue

    Michael Parkinson, Michael Aspel

    Premiered1979

    Give Us a Clue is a British televised game show version of charades which was broadcast on ITV from 1979 to 1992. The original host was Michael Aspel from 1979 to 1984, followed by Michael Parkinson...  more
  • In Loving Memory

    Colin Farrell, Liz Smith

    Premiered1969

    In Loving Memory is a British period sitcom set in an undertakers business that starred Thora Hird and Christopher Beeny. A pilot was transmitted in 1969 by Thames Television who rejected the idea...  more
  • Interceptor

    Annabel Croft, Sean O'Kane

    Premiered1989

    Interceptor is a British game show created by Jacques Antoine, Jean Jacques Pasquier and Malcolm Heyworth. It was produced by Chatsworth in association with Thames and shown on the ITV network during...  more
  • Lingo

    Chuck Woolery, Stacey Hayes

    Premiered1987

    Lingo is an American television game show with multiple international adaptations. Three Lingo series have aired in the United States. The first was aired in daily syndication from September 28, 1987...  more
  • Mike and Angelo

    Katy Murphy, Gavin Richards

    Premiered1989

    Mike and Angelo is a British sci-fi TV sitcom series, that ran on CITV between 16 March 1989 and 7 March 2000. It centres on Angelo, an alien who came from another world during the first series; the...  more
  • Minder

    Suzi Quatro, Patrick Malahide

    Premiered1979

    Minder was a British comedy-drama about the London criminal underworld. Initially produced by Verity Lambert, it was made by Euston Films, a subsidiary of Thames Television and shown on ITV. The show...  more
  • Mystery and Imagination

    David Buck, Freddie Jones

    Premiered1966

    Mystery and Imagination is a British television anthology series of classic horror and supernatural dramas. Five series were broadcast from 1966 to 1970 by the ITV network and produced by ABC and...  more
  • Name That Tune

    George DeWitt

    Premiered1952

    Name That Tune is an American television game show that put two contestants against each other to test their knowledge of songs. Premiering in the United States on NBC Radio in 1952, the show was...  more

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  • Opportunity Knocks

    Bob Monkhouse, Les Dawson

    Premiered1949

    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. The...  more
  • Paradise Postponed

    Zoë Wanamaker, Annette Crosbie

    Premiered1986

    Paradise Postponed is a 1986 TV serial based on a novel by John Mortimer. The plot focused on inquiries into why the leftist Reverend Simeon Simcox left the Simcox brewery millions to Leslie Titmuss,...  more
  • Play Your Cards Right

    Bruce Forsyth, Vernon Kay

    Premiered1980

    Play Your Cards Right is a British television game show based on, and played similarly to, the American show known as Card Sharks....  more
  • Pop Idol

    Pete Waterman, Nicki Chapman

    Premiered2001

    Pop Idol was a British television music competition created by Simon Fuller which ran on ITV from 2001 to 2003. The aim of the show was to decide the best new young pop singer in the UK based on...  more

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  • Smith and Goody

    Mel Smith

    Premiered1980

    Smith and Goody was a children's sketch show on ITV shown for one series in 1980. It was made for the ITV network by Thames Television. It starred, and was written by Mel Smith and Bob Goody, with...  more
  • Spatz

    Paul Michael, Sue Devaney

    Premiered1990

    Spatz is a children's comedy series that ran on CITV during the 1990s, produced by Thames Television and created by Andrew Bethell. The show originally ran from 21 February 1990 to 10 April 1992. The...  more