The South Bank Show (TV Series 1978– ) Poster

(1978– )


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Tempo (1961) (TV Series)
Aquarius (1970) (TV Series)

Edited into 


The South Bank Show Revisited (2010) (TV Series)
Updates with interviewees
The South Bank Show Originals (2014) (TV Series)
New takes on the original films

Referenced in 

End of Part One: Episode #1.6 (1979) (TV Episode)
Norman Straightman is called up to appear on The South Bank Show.
Executive Stress: Episode #2.1 (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by title
Cool It: Episode #3.3 (1988) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Wogan and Melvyn Brag
TV Hell (1992) (TV Special)
Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge: Show 1 (1994) (TV Episode)
Alan's guest Keith Hunt boasts that he could replace Melvyn Bragg as presenter of this.
The 18th Annual CableACE Awards (1996) (TV Special)
Wins for "Music Special or Series" and nominated for "Performing Arts Special or Series"
The Royle Family: Pregnancy (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jim.
The Very Best of 'Have I Got News for You' (2002) (Video)
Referenced by name
Screenwipe: Episode #2.3 (2006) (TV Episode)
Seen in a shot of a TV guide.
Extras: Chris Martin (2006) (TV Episode)
Wins BAFTA at the ceremony.

Featured in 

The Glass Box: Episode dated 9 April 1985 (1985) (TV Episode)
archive footage
Seriously Funny: An Argument for Comedy (1996) (TV Mini-Series)
The Beatles Revolution (2000) (TV Movie)
50 Most Shocking Comedy Moments (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips featured and discussed
Comedy Connections: Dinnerladies (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Breakfast: Episode dated 7 June 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during BAFTA TV awards segment.
Zomergasten: Episode #23.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Howard Hodgkin is shown.
Frost on Interviews (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
The One Show: Episode #7.93 (2012) (TV Episode)
Melvin Bragg celebrating the return of the show
It Was Alright in the...: Fear in the 80s (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown of Melvyn Bragg interviewing a drunk Francis Bacon in 1985 and is watched and commented on by Bragg.
Let's Do It: A Tribute to Victoria Wood (2016) (TV Special)
archive footage

Spoofed in 

The Benny Hill Show: Show 32 (1978) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "The South Blank Show".
Spitting Image: Episode #1.11 (1984) (TV Episode)
Sir Norbert Smith, a Life (1989) (TV Movie)
Comic Relief (1991) (TV Special)
Spoofed with Melvyn Bragg tracing the history of Postman Pat
Dennis Pennis R.I.P. (1997) (Video)
Features a spoof TV culture program called "Artshole" presented by Merlin Boast (David Walliams), a parody of Melvyn Bragg, mocking his northern accent and nasal voice.
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #2.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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