1 9 8 5 – 1 9 8 7 (UK)
12 x 35 minute episodes
The Krankies – Ian and Janette – hosted this Saturday afternoon kids’ show from the BBC, presented from ‘Cafe Macaroni’ and featuring knockabout comedy sketches and musical guests, including Slade, Alvin Stardust, Kim Wilde, Elkie Brooks, Chas and Dave, Westworld, Modern Romance, The Three Degrees and Belouis Some.
Regular features included the serials “Mayhem on the Overland Express” and “The Adventures of Jimmy Burgermac”, and tricks from comedy magician the Great Soprendo (Geoffrey Durham).
The Great Soprendo