Posts Tagged ‘GOLD’

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)


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)

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!

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.


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.

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 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.


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!

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.


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.

You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD

May 29th, 2018

You Rang M’Lord? – Series 2, Episodes 3 to 6 – airing on GOLD at 11.20am and 5.40pm Tuesday to Friday respectively this week! (NB: Tuesday’s episode airs at 11am)

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 2 & 3)

May 21st, 2018

gold18aMore from Maplins! (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Mon 21st May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
On With The Motley. (Series 2, Episode 4). The Camp Host is getting his big chance at a posh golf club dinner, but first he must persuade Jeffrey to give him the time off.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Tue 22nd May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
A Night Not To Remember. (Series 2, Episode 5). Jeffrey gets exceedingly drunk and has to be escorted back to his chalet with man hungry Yellowcoat Gladys Pugh. What actually occurred when they were alone?

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 23rd May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
Sausages or Limelight. (Series 2, Episode 6). Spike Dixon is in love. Unfortunately his prospective father-in-law insists that Spike give us showbusiness and comes into his lucrative butchery empire.


Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 24th May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
Nice People With Nice Manners. (Series 3, Episode 1). Yvonne and Barry, the ballroom dancers, invite the staff to a party. However they only invite staff they feel are “socially acceptable”, but when Peggy mixes up the invitations they get more than they bargained for!

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 25th May: 1.40pm/7.20pm
Carnival Time. (Series 3, Episode 2). Joe Maplin insists that the staff take part in the Town Carnival by putting in a float. Spike has the job of producing the tableau.

You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD

May 13th, 2018

The final two episodes - The Fall Of The House Of Meldrum and Well, there You Are Then! – of You Rang M’Lord? air on GOLD tomorrow and Tuesday, but fear not as the comedy channel begin showing the entire run again from the beginning – The Pilot – from Wednesday at 11.20am and 5.40pm each weekday.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 1 & 2)

May 13th, 2018

hidehi18bEpisodes from Series 1 and 2 of Hi-de-Hi! at GOLD! (Photo © BBC)

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD:
Monday 14th May: 1pm/7.20pm

Charity Begins At Home. (Series 1, Episode 5). Ted gets the Yellowcoats involved in his latest fiddle – the Campers Amenity Fund, meanwhile Jeffrey comes across two old people who are suffering from a case of very bad luck.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD:
Tuesday 15th May: 1pm/7.20pm

No Dogs Allowed. (Series 1, Episode 6). Jeffrey is left with a large dog to look after. All pets being banned from Maplin’s he has to break in and try to keep it secretly in his chalet.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Wednesday 16th May: 1.05pm/7.20pm
If Wet – In the Ballroom. (Series 2, Episode 1). The staff are at their wits’ end trying to amuse the campers. Rain has been tumbling down for days and they have practically exhausted their repertoire of indoor amusements.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Thursday 17th May: 1pm/7.20pm
Peggy’s Big Chance. (Series 2, Episode 2). Peggy has a burning ambition to become a Yellowcoat. Jeffrey arranges an interview, meanwhile Ted is planning a pool wheeze but needs somebody to be the shark.

Hi-de-Hi!: GOLD: Friday 18th May: 1pm/7.20pm
Lift Up Your Minds. (Series 2, Episode 3). Ex-professor Fairbrother decides to bring some culture into the entertainments programme by presenting a recital of classical music. Naturally the campers are less than keen.

Su on TV: Hi-de-Hi! on GOLD (Series 1)

May 8th, 2018

gold18aGOLD, currently airing the entire run of You Rang, M’Lord? are showing Hi-de-Hi! from today – beginning with the first episode from Series One, meaning the pilot isn’t being aired.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama:
Tuesday 8th May: 1pm/7.20pm

Desire in the Mickey Mouse Grotto. (Series 1, Episode 1). Sitcom set in a holiday camp. The runner-up in the Holiday Princess competition is seen entering a staff chalet late at night. Starring: Simon Cadell, Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Felix Bowness, Ruth Madoc, Su Pollard.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Wednesday 9th May: 1pm/7.20pm
The Beauty Queen Affair. (Series 1, Episode 2). Classic holiday camp sitcom. A camper tries to bribe the entertainments manager, while steps are taken to stop the camp host from celebrating his birthday every two weeks in order to get presents from the campers. Starring: Simon Cadell, Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Ruth Madoc, Felix Bowness, Diane Holland.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Thursday 10th May: 1pm/7.20pm
The Partridge Season. (Series 1, Episode 3). The classic comedy series set at Maplin’s Holiday Camp in 1959. The Punch and Judy man gets drunk and everyone tries to cover up for him to keep the senior staff in ignorance. Starring: Simon Cadell, Paul Shane, Jeffrey Holland, Ruth Madoc, Felix Bowness, Diane Holland.

Hi-de-Hi!: Drama: Friday 11th May: 1pm/7.20pm
The Day of Reckoning. (Series 1, Episode 4). The classic comedy series set at Maplin’s Holiday Camp in 1959. Ex-jockey Fred Quilly once took a bribe to fix a race, but failed to keep the horse from winning. Now he is convinced that the betting gang have tracked him down and are out for revenge. Starring: Simon Cadell, Paul Shane, Ruth Madoc, Su Pollard, Jeffrey Holland, Felix Bowness.

Su on TV: You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD (Series 4)

May 8th, 2018

gold18aThe final episodes of You Rang, M’Lord? at GOLD. (Photo © BBC)

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD:
Tuesday 8th May: 11.20am/5.40pm

Yes Sir, That’s My Baby. (Series 4, Episode 1) Miss Cissy leads the house into helping out at the local soup kitchen for the poor. Teddy is still trying to escape the romantic clutches of Madge Cartwright, this time Alf thinks he has the prefect solution He traces all of Teddy’s illegitimate children and brings them to the house to face Madge.

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Wednesday 9th May: 11.20am/5.40pm
Requiem For A Parrot. (Series 4, Episode 2) Lord Meldrum is intent on sending Teddy to his rubber plantation in Malayia. However the death of Lady Lavender’s parrot leads to some bizarre funeral arrangements.

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Thursday 10th May: 11.20am/5.40pm
Come To The Ball. (Series 4, Episode 3) Lord Meldrum decides to inspect the servant’s quarters and Mabel has found a purse containing five pounds. Then the staff are invited to a luxurious ball where the employers have to wait upon their servants.


You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Friday 11th May: 11.20am/5.40pm
The Truth Revealed. (Series 4, Episode 4) Sir Ralph sacks Selfridge, his butler, who in turn tells him of his wife’s long standing affair with George Meldrum. Sir Ralph sets out for revenge and the staff have to ensure that a mysterious “accident” doesn’t befall their master.

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Monday 14th May: 11.20am/5.40pm
The Fall Of The House Of Meldrum. (Series 4, Episode 5). Meldrum is convinced that Ralph has put a curse on him. The rubber plantation in Malaya has been ravaged by the Bang Go Khan beetle. The family face financial ruin!

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Tuesday 15th May: 11.20am/5.40pm
Well, There You Are Then…! (Series 4, Episode 6). Things look bleak for the Meldrums with most of their money lost on the stock market crash and the effects of the Bang Go Khan beetle. Cissy and Lavender try to save the situation but the servants have little choice but to look elsewhere for their futures…

Su on TV: You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD (Series 3)

April 30th, 2018

gold18aWeek Four of You Rang, M’Lord? on GOLD.

Click on the photo for our Episode Guide.

Please note the different start times for the later in the afternoon airings! (Photo © BBC)

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Monday 30th April: 11.20am/5pm
Mrs Lipton’s Nasty Turn. (Series 3, Episode 3) Having discovered Alf’s deception and broken his Lordship’s crockery in a fit of angerm Mrs Lipton is left wondering if she still has a job. On a visit to the Sunshine Pantry. Ivy discovers the truth about Miss Potter’s cherry cake.

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Tuesday 1st May: 11.20am/5pm
Meet The Workers. (Series 3, Episode 4) Miss Poppy announces her engagement to Dickie Metcalfe but Alf smells a rat. Lord Meldrum is convinced that he must learn more about the lower classes before he can join the Board Of Governors at the BBC, so he invites his factory workers to dinner and serves them fish and chips.

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Wednesday 2nd May: 11.20am/5pm
Gretna Green Or Bust. (Series 3, Episode 5) Miss Poppy and Dickie Metcalfe decide to marry in secret and elope to Gretna Green, the rest of the household set off in hot pursuit to try and stop them.


You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Thursday 3rd May: 11.20am/5pm
A Night Of Reckoning. (Series 3, Episode 6) Twelvetrees gets an offer to be butler for Sir Ralph and Mabel is on the verge of being evicted from her home. Meanwhile Alf comes up with a drastic solution to Teddy’s problem.

You Rang, M’Lord?: GOLD: Friday 4th May: 11.20am/5pm
A Day In The Country. (Series 3, Episode 7) Lord Meldrum decides he is going to treat the servants to a picnic in the country, when they arrive at Peabody Hall they find that Sir Ralph and Lady Agatha are there with their staff too. What a coincidence, or is it?