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Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 5 & 6)

June 18th, 2018

gold18aFive more episodes of Hi-de-Hi!, which originally aired on BBC1 in January and November 1984, brightening up the TV schedules on GOLD this week. Times vary – full details below.

Please click on the photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Monday 18th June: 9am/1.20pm
The Graven Image. (Series 5, Episode 5). Joe Maplin orders the unvailing of a statue of himself at the camp. Problems arise when Spike gets very drunk and decides to liven up the statue on the night before the unvailing ceremony.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tuesday 19th June: 9.15am/1.35pm
Peggy’s Penfriend. (Series 5, Episode 6). Peggy is excited about a visit from her long-term penfriend. The staff become suspicious of his motives and follow them to the sand dunes.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 20th June: 9.30am/1.55pm
The Epidemic. (Series 5, Episode 7). Chads are breaking out all over the camp, what is worse Joe Maplin is expected at the camp for a lecture with Gilbert Harding. Can the staff stem the flow of chads before he arrives. (NB: This is Simon Cadell’s final episode)

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 21st June: 9.20am/1.40pm
Together Again. (Series 6, Episode 1). It is 1960 – a new season at Maplin’s Holiday Camp is about to commence. The staff arrive by train to prepare the camp for holiday makers.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 22nd June: 9.40am/2.05pm
Ted At The Helm. (Series 6, Episode 2). Ted thinks he is about to be offered the job as entertainment’s manager when he gets a summons to head office in London. Meanwhile a new face arrives at Maplin’s. (NB: David Griffin makes his debut in this episode)

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on Drama (Series 9)

June 18th, 2018

drama18aThe final two episodes of Hi-de-Hi! on Drama today and tomorrow, which originally aired on BBC1 in January 1988.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Monday 18th June: 1.40pm/6pm
Wedding Bells. (Series 9, Episode 5). It is the day of Clive and Gladys’ wedding. When Clive’s upper crust family get to hear of the marriage they set out to sabotage the service.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Tuesday 19th June: 1.40pm/6pm
The Wind Of Change. (Series 9, Episode 6). As the end of the season at Maplin’s approaches, the staff discuss their plans for the future.

You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD

June 18th, 2018

You Rang M’Lord? – Series 4, Episodes 3 – 6 – airing on GOLD at 11.40am on Monday, 11.55am/3.25pm on Tuesday, 12.05pm on Wednesday, and 12pm on Thursday!

TV3 Ireland: Last Laugh in Vegas

June 16th, 2018

Last Laugh in Vegas: TV3: Wednesday 20th June: 10pm
Episode 4. Our nine British entertainers have spent over a week rehearsing for their dream gig in the entertainment capital of the world, but with days to go before the big night, a heartbreaking tragedy hits Las Vegas. Saddened and shocked, the performers question whether the show should go on…

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on Drama (Series 8 & 9)

June 11th, 2018

drama18aMore comedy gold on Drama this week with Hi-de-Hi!, in epsiodes which originally aired on BBC1 in December 1987 and January 1988.

Please click on the cast photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Monday 11th June: 1.40pm/6pm
Only The Brave. (Series 8, Episode 5). Ted has organised a late night trip to the cinema to see Bambi for April’s birthday, a mix up with the projectionist results in the showing of a war film – A Few Came Back.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Tuesday 12th June: 1.40pm/5.40pm
Tell It To The Marines. (Series 9, Episode 1). In a moment of rash thinking Ted challenges the cocky sergeant of the army display team to a race over an assault course – Maplin’s versus the Army.  The local bookie is doing great business on the outcome so Ted decides to even up the odds with a few fiddles.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Wednesday 13th June: 1.40pm/6pm
Marry-Go-Round. (Series 9, Episode 2). Spike is just not funny anymore and the campers are beginning to complain. Spike reckons it’s because he is worried over his engagement to April so the only solution seems to be a special marriage licence.

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Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Thursday 14th June: 1.40pm/6pm
The Perils of Peggy. (Series 9, Episode 3). After finally being rejected by Gladys, Clive decides he wants to marry her after all but how does he go about working his way back into her favour?

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Friday 15th June: 1.40pm/6pm
Let Them Eat Cake. (Series 9, Episode 4). Ted pushes Alec Foster too far when he asks for a rise in wages and he is sacked, in his place is a new comic who has won Opportunity Knocks.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 4 & 5)

June 11th, 2018

gold18aFive more episodes of Hi-de-Hi!, which originally aired on BBC1 in January 1983/November and December 1983, on GOLD this week.

Please click on the cast photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Monday 11th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
All Change. (Series 4, Episode 7). Joe Maplin appoints a supervisor of all Yellowcoats who requires a chalet all to herself, which throws the accomodation situation into chaos. She also takes an immediate like to Gladys and demotes her.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tuesday 12th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Concessions. (Series 5, Episode 1). As Barry and Yvonne dance to Diaghilev, Spike jokes to Pinocchio, Ted contrives to get in with the local council ‘Mr. Big’ to confound Joe Maplin’s plans to expand his empire.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 13th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Save Our Heritage. (Series 5, Episode 2). When a local cottage is faced with  with destruction and it’s owner threatened with eviction to make way for an extension to the camp Jeffrey is insensed and rallies the staff into thwarting Joe Maplin’s plans.

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 14th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Empty Saddles. (Series 5, Episode 3). Joe Maplin orders that Fred Quilly’s lame horses must be sent to the knackers-yard. It falls upon the entertainment staff to try to save the horses from their fate.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 15th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
The Marriage Settlement. (Series 5, Episode 4). Jeffrey agrees to give his wife grounds for divorce which involves him hiring a professional co-respondent and seeking Peggy’s help.

TV3 Ireland: Last Laugh in Vegas

June 11th, 2018

Last Laugh in Vegas: TV3: Wednesday 13th June: 10pm
Episode 3. With just a week to go, the showbiz entertainers continue rehearsals for the biggest performance of their lives, but with nothing going to plan, American producer Frank Marino threatens to pull the show. Comedian Mick Miller tries out his standup routine at a comedy club; Singer Kenny Lynch is struggling to learn a new song for the big night and comedian Bobby Ball, pianist Bobby Crush and singer Su Pollard take time out of rehearsals to try their hand at horse riding with cowboys.

You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD

June 11th, 2018

You Rang M’Lord? – Series 3, Episodes 5 – 7 and Series 4, Episodes 1 and 2 – airing on GOLD at 11.20am and 5.40pm Monday to Friday this week!

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on Drama (Series 7 & 8)

June 4th, 2018

drama18aMore fun and laughter at Maplins on Drama this week, with the final episode of Hi-de-Hi! from Series Seven, and four from Series Eight. These originally aired on BBC1 in February 1986 and November/December 1986

Please click on the cast photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Monday 4th June: 1.40pm/6pm
Man Trap. (Series 7, Episode 7). Gladys and Spike are livid that Joe Maplin has announced their engagement to the press as a publicity stunt, but Clive sees a way of using the situation as an excuse to spurn Gladys’s unwanted attentions.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Tuesday 5th June: 1.40pm/6pm
Pigs Might Fly. (Series 8, Episode 1). Yvonne’s partner Barry has left her and she becomes a recluse in her chalet. Worried about the entertainments programme Gladys takes the initiative and sends for her substitute partner Julian Dalrymple-Sykes. Within hours Yvonne is ready to take the floor again.

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Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Wednesday 6th June: 1.40pm/6pm
The New Broom. (Series 8, Episode 2). Alec Foster, the new Camp Controller, is causing havoc at Maplin’s. He’s already sacked several staff for incompetence and when his attentions fall on the entertainment staff no one is safe.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Thursday 7th June: 1.40pm/6pm
Orphan of the Storm. (Series 8, Episode 3). Peggy has been sacked by Alec Foster, it seems that none of her friends can help her. Then rescue comes from an unexpected quarter.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Friday 8th June: 1.40pm/6pm
God Bless Our Family. (Series 8, Episode 4). Clive’s family descend on the camp with the intent of trying to persuade him to return to the fold. They bargain without the culture shock of Maplin’s.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 4)

June 4th, 2018

gold18aMore of the excellent comedy writing of Perry & Croft, and superb acting from a stellar cast, in five episodes of Hi-de-Hi!, which originally aired on BBC1 in December 1982/January 1983.

Please click on the cast photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Monday 4th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Co-Respondent’s Course. (Series 4, Episode 1). Jeffrey Fairbrother’s wife sends her new boyfriend to ask Jeffrey for a divorce.  Since the professor is unwilling to co-operate he starts to dig for evidence.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tuesday 5th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
It’s A Blue World. (Series 4, Episode 2). Ted Bovis is offered the chance to hire an artistic but strictly adult film to show to the male campers late at night.

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 6th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
The Society Entertainer. (Series 4, Episode 4). Jeffrey decides that a change of voice on Radio Maplin would be a good idea. In the meantime Spike meets a femme fatale which results in a dramatic change in his outlook. Ted however has other ideas.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 7th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Sing You Sinners. (Series 4, Episode 5). Owing to the departure of the local vicar, Jeffrey finds himself conducting the Sunday half-hour. Needless to say he makes a hash of it.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 8th June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Maplin Intercontinental. (Series 4, Episode 6). The annual Best Yellowcoat Competition has a very special prize this year – the winner will go to the new Maplin’s Holiday Camp in the Bahamas.

You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD

June 4th, 2018

You Rang M’Lord? – Series 2, Episode 7 and Series 3, Episodes 1 to 4 – airing on GOLD at 11.20am and 5.40pm Monday to Friday this week!

TV3 Ireland: Last Laugh in Vegas

June 4th, 2018

Last Laugh in Vegas: TV3: Wednesday 6th June: 10pm
Episode 2. Five-part series following veteran comedy and variety acts as they prepare for a one-night-only performance in Las Vegas, featuring Cannon and Ball, Bernie Clifton, Mick Miller, Bobby Crush, Kenny Lynch, Jess Conrad, Anita Harris and Su Pollard.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on Drama (Series 7)

May 29th, 2018

drama18aMore holiday camp capers on Drama this week, with four episodes of Hi-de-Hi! from Series Seven, which originally aired in January/February 1986.

Please click on the cast photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Tuesday 29th May: 1.40pm/6pm
Who Killed Mr Partridge? (Series 7, Episode 3). Ted and Spike discover Mr. Partirdge’s body lying face down in the pool with a knife in his back. Who is the murderer and are they still at large?

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Wednesday 30th May: 1.40pm/6pm
Spaghetti Galore. (Series 7, Episode 4). It is Gladys Pugh’s birthday but she faces a dilemma, both Clive and Harold Fox have invited her out for a meal and she doesn’t want to upset either. Peggy comes to the rescue with her motorbike.

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Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Thursday 31st May: 1.40pm/6pm
A Lack Of Punch. (Series 7, Episode 5). The staff learn that they are to stand in as children’s entertainers for the rest of the season and Yvonne and Barry are the first to have a go with the playlet ‘Tuffet Tantrums’. Then Ted and Spike spot a smelly tramp entertaining kids on the beach, they think they’ve found the answer to their problems.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Friday 1st June: 1.40pm/6pm
Ivory Castles in the Air.  (Series 7, Episode 6). Clive takes Gladys to see his family home and Gladys takes Clive to her heart.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 3)

May 29th, 2018

gold18aMore Maplins mayhem on GOLD this week, with four episodes of Hi-de-Hi! from Series Three, which originally aired in late 1982.

Please click on the cast photo below for our Episode Guide. (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tuesday 29th May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
A Matter Of Conscience. (Series 3, Episode 3). The local council decides to build a hospital next to Maplin’s Holiday Camp. Joe Maplin instructs the staff to thwart their plan by making as much noise as possible.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 30th May: 1.40pm/6.40pm
The Pay-Off. (Series 3, Episode 4). The local council are still determined to build the hospital next to Maplin’s. Joe sends a shoebox full of money to Jeffrey with instructions that he is to bribe the four councillors.

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Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 31st May: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Trouble and Strife. (Series 3, Episode 5). Ted Bovis’s ex-wife turns up at the camp demanding the arrears of her maintenance. She has in tow a bailiff who presents Ted with a writ. Failure to pay could result in prison for Ted. He is forced to resort to all the fiddles he can remember in order to raise the money.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 1st June: 1.40pm/6.40pm
Stripes. (Series 3, Episode 6). After a secret visit to the camp, Joe Maplin decides that Gladys should be put in charge of the Yellowcoats.