The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club Classic TV Show
Light entertainment programme set in a mock-up working men's club. Acts vary from stand-up comedy to glass bottle playing.
The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club Fan Tributes19 Brian Valentine from London Bridge: An excellent series from a world gone by. I was a Northern Line shunter, & would always have a cold pint ready, next to my Dead-Man's handle. BV.
18 b mc donough from margate kent: being an ex comic of that era i found it very insperational
17 Sally Rollins from Coventry, West Mids: I loved this show, watched it with my Nan, but what was the catchphrase Colin Compton used to say ??
16 amanda charlton from barnsley: I would like a copy of the wheeltappers and shunters club footage which was shown on calender itv. The footage showed my nannan + grandad in the audience, who are now passed away but was in their 50`s at the time. I would love to be ableto purchase this series. I would be grateful for your help
15 danny raby from australia: great programme - brought back many happy memories of our younger years in Northern England and lots of laughs. Can't wait for the 2nd series to be released.
14 Keitith@bouckley.me.ukh Bouckley from Halifax: Mike Sawyers it was Charlie Williams
13 Joey from Liverpool: great show , can currently buy it on ioffer , just ordered mine cant wait !!!!!
12 keith worthing from fishguard.pembrokeshire: great show when!!?? is it going to be repeated? I remember Eddie Flanagan on it FANTASTIC.
11 gary from salford: this should be shown again on itv 3 this is classic light entertainment from the north at its best
10 peter from uk now live in spain: hi. the show was great. it was kathy kirby that mead it for me. a star and still is.
9 john williams from harlow: ref paul from derbyshire. yes you can get a dvd 21 artists including ronnie hilton singing around the world and no other love
8 paul from derbyshire: does anyone know if you can get this on dvd, tried everywhere. ps Ronnie Hilton did appear on wheeltappers, remember he did two songs but can only remember him singing "a little mouse with clogs on" have a look on www.youtube.com for some clips ronnie hilton not on but Frank ifield and kathy kirby are there.
7 kevin calder from sunderland: two of My favourite moments was when bernard took the mickey out of a performer just before he came on stage, and hearing the beer glasses clanking in the background.
6 tricia grainger from pontefract: i was the barmaid on the wheeltappers liz dawn appeared in only a few episodes the other resident barmaid was sue dexter
5 from: Reply to Mike Sawyers. The compere in question I think is Charlie Williams and Bernie the Bolt was actually called The Golden Shot.
4 brian clarke from derbyshire: hello there has ronnie hilton ever been on your show if so did he ever sing a song called where or when so my mum can rest her mind
3 from: Re-Tribute 1, -it was Charlie Williams
2 martin from cambs uk: Bernard Manning was great in this northern variety entertainment show from england, I watched this for many years and brings back fond memories of my grandparents who have now passed on but the happy times remain, if you get to see it cherish it.
1 mike sawyers from n e enlgand: WHo was the musical performer called Charlie xxxxxx and later went on to compere Bernie the Bolt
The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club
Bernard Manning as Host
Colin Compton as The Chairman
Elizabeth Dawn as Waitress
Howard Keel and Julie Goodyear.
Liz Dawn won the 2001 British Soap Award for best on screen couple with William Tarmby for their roles as Vera and Jack Duckworth in Coronation Street.
If you know of a web site for The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club, or run a fan site, tell us about it here.
Click here for more The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club Memorabilia at Amazon.
NEWSLETTER Sign up to receive our monthly newsletter filled with the latest classic television news. Sign up here.