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1959 in British television

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List of years in British television (table)

This is a list of British television related events from 1959.

Events

January

February

  • No events.

March

  • No events.

April

  • No events.

May

  • No events.

June

  • 1 June – Juke Box Jury premieres on the BBC Television Service.

July

  • No events.

August

  • No events.

September

  • No events.

October

November

  • No events.

December

  • No events.

Debuts

BBC Television Service/BBC TV

  • 7 January – The Nightwatchman's Stories (1959)
  • 23 January – The Third Man (1959-1965)
  • 30 January – The Last Chronicle of Barset (1959)
  • 9 February – The Scarf (1959)
  • 28 February – Garry Halliday (1959-1962)
  • 3 April – Love and Mr Lewisham (1959)
  • 4 April – Charlesworth (1959)
  • 4 April – Drumbeat (1959)
  • 5 April – Great Expectations (1959)
  • 8 April – The Two Charleys (1959)
  • 1 May – Frankly Howerd (1959)
  • 15 May – Hilda Lessways (1959)
  • 1 June – Juke Box Jury (1959–1967, 1979, 1989–1990)
  • 1 June – The Widow of Bath (1959)
  • 3 June – On the Bright Side (1959)
  • 12 June – The Adventures of Brigadier Wellington-Bull (1959)
  • 26 June – The Eustace Diamonds (1959)
  • 5 July – The Golden Spur (1959)
  • 13 July – The Naked Lady (1959)
  • 25 July – The Ken Dodd Show (1959-1969)
  • 10 August – Campion (1959-1960)
  • 23 August – The Moonstone (1959)
  • 26 August – Call Me Sam (1959)
  • 28 August – The History of Mr. Polly (1959)
  • 3 September – Spycatcher (1959–1961)
  • 11 September – Noggin the Nog (1959–1982)
  • 21 September – A Mask for Alexis (1959)
  • 28 September – The Artful Dodger (1959)
  • 16 October – Bleak House (1959)
  • 2 November – The Men from Room 13 (1959-1961)
  • 7 November – Three Golden Nobles (1959)
  • 11 December – Para Handy - Master Mariner (1959-1960)
  • Unknown – Whicker's World (1959–1988)

ITV

Continuing television shows

1920s

  • BBC Wimbledon (1927–1939, 1946–2019, 2021–2024)

1930s

  • The Boat Race (1938–1939, 1946–2019)
  • BBC Cricket (1939, 1946–1999, 2020–2024)

1940s

1950s

Ending this year

Births

See also

References

  1. ^ Mark Duguid "Armchair Theatre (1956–74)", BFI screenonline
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