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The Good Old Days was a popular BBC television light entertainment television programme which ran from 1953 to 1983. Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national public service broadcaster of the United Kingdom (see British television). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


It was recorded live at the [[Leeds City Varieties] and recreated an authentic atmosphere of the Victorian–Edwardian music hall with songs and sketches of the era performed by present-day performers in the style of the original artistes. Queen Victoria (shown here on the morning of her Accession to the Throne, 20 June 1837) gave her name to the historic era The Victorian era of Great Britain is considered the height of the British industrial revolution and the apex of the British Empire. ... The Edwardian period or Edwardian era in the United Kingdom is the period 1901 to 1910, the reign of King Edward VII. It is sometimes extended to include the period to the start of World War I in 1914 or even the end of the war in 1918. ... Music Hall is a form of British theatrical entertainment which reached its peak of popularity between 1850 and 1960. ...


The audience dressed in period costume and joined in the singing, especially the singing of Down at the Old Bull and Bush which closed the show. The show was compered by Leonard Sachs who introduced the acts. In the course of its run it featured about 2000 artists.-1... Leonard Sachs (born 26 September 1909 in Roodeport, Transvaal, died 15 June 1990) was a British actor. ...


The show was first broadcast on July 20, 1953. July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


The Good Old Days was inspired by the success of the "Ridgeway's Late Joys" at the Players' Theatre Club in London: a private members' club that ran fortnightly programmes of variety acts in London's West End. The history of the Players is a microcosm of British theatrical history, and many famous names have appeared on its stage. ... West End is the name of some places in the world, including: The West End of London, England West End Theatre, is where many of Londons major theatres are located and premier cinema screenings take place. ...


External links

  • '1950's British TV Milestones', Whirligig (2003). Retrieved June 1, 2005.
  • 'History Of The Players' Theatre Club', The Players' Theatre (2004). Retrieved June 1, 2005.

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The Good Old Days - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (203 words)
The Good Old Days was a popular BBC television light entertainment television programme which ran from 1953 to 1983.
It was recorded live at the [[Leeds City Varieties] and recreated an authentic atmosphere of the Victorian–Edwardian music hall with songs and sketches of the era performed by present-day performers in the style of the original artistes.
The Good Old Days was inspired by the success of the "Ridgeway's Late Joys" at the Players' Theatre Club in London: a private members' club that ran fortnightly programmes of variety acts in London's West End.
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