As events unfold in 1980 Time itself is trying to change history. Sapphire and Steel must play out a scenario that happened fifty years before - to avoid the destruction of the entire human race.
In their final serial Sapphire & Steel arrive at a seemingly abandoned roadside café where time has stopped and the only clue is two humans who claim to be from 1948. How they got there, they don't know.
After the 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field, a brave and kindly King Richard III returns victorious, only to be accidentally killed by Edmund Plantagenet. The first series of the classic historical comedy about the venomous but luckless Blackadder was almost its last.
Lord Edmund Blackadder, great grandson to the original, is a Tudor courtier attempting to win the favour of Queen Elizabeth l while avoiding execution by decapitation.
In the Regency era, Mr E. Blackadder serves as butler to the foppish numskull Prince George.
Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war.
A parody of Charles Dickens, a time machine based on Leonardo da Vinci's original plans, and some random dips into history. Daniel Tessier rather cunningly rounds up the whole Blackadder saga.
The first two episodes of a genuine television classic from 1953.
Daniel Tessier gives his verdict on the second series of the now legendary sci-fi show.
Daniel Tessier on why this was the best of the Quatermass stories.