Sound and Video Gallery:
Live & Kicking


Live & Kicking Original Theme - Full Version

[1993]

This version of the theme, which was written by Dave Arnold, was rarely heard without a voice over - being used for the end credits.

This particular sample came from one of the pre-recorded programmes broadcast over the Christmas period.

Play Real Audio
Live & Kicking Christmas Theme

[1993]

This version of the opening titles theme was used for the Christmas programmes and is very festive indeed!

Thanks to Jon Bufton for supplying this file.

Play Real Audio
0181 811 8181 Jingle

[1995]

This is the 0181 811 8181 jingle that was introduced after BT's 'PhONEday' initiative to add an extra 1 to all UK numbers.

Play Real Audio

Live & Kicking Titles & Opening - First Show

[1993]

These are the titles and opening moments from the very first programme shown on October 2, 1993.

They also include the Children's BBC logo and the introduction from Ratz (the VR cat) over the BBC1 globe.

Open Media Player
Trev and Simon's Video Garden

[1993]

The video vote had been a part of Saturday Mornings since the days of SuperStore, but Trev and Simon brought their own very unique version to L&K!

Later incarnations were the Gold Mine, Galleon and Grand Prix - but these are the titles from the first - the Garden.

Play Real Video
Trev and Simon

[1993]

Here's a clip of Trev and Simon doing what they did best - generally messing about! This time its with some hair-brained Medusa sketch.

Don't look Simon! Oh dear...


Open Media Player
Karaoke Chaos!

[1993]

Here's Emma, John, Trev & Simon - well Emma mostly - strangling that Grease classic You're the One that I Want.

You have been warned...

Open Media Player
Andi's Last Show

[1996 - Broadcast 2004]

It's the end of series 3 and its also Andi's last show (Emma's too but we didn't know that at the time), and the poor mite has come over all emotional.

Open Media Player
Jamie Dials Out

[1998ish - Broadcast 2004]

The live dial out to whoever was going to play the game always had a less than 100% chance of going right. Here Jamie shows just how easy it can be to get wrong.

Open Media Player
Live & Kicking Titles

[2000]

These are the widescreen titles from the show's final series (2000-2001).

This video has been upscaled from the previously available version.

Open Media Player
Final L&K - Opening Titles

[2001]

These are the last opening titles used, and are a mix of the 3rd (1997-8) and 5th (2000-2001) generation of the show's title sequences.

Play Real Video
Final L&K - Ending Montage

[2001]

The show closed with Steps performing The Way You Make Me Feel which was interspersed with clips from the 8 years of the show.

Play Real Video

  Celebrating BBC Saturday Morning television since 1976