EARTHY ATTEMPT to popularise earthy Professional Northern earthiness in shape of mass participatory sports of bar billiards, bar skittles and shove ha’penny, the latter, averred host FRED TRUEMAN in earthy fashion, “matches the skill and dexterity of the miniature portrait painter.” Whole shebang set in a pretend pub, complete with awful lifesize cartoon murals of be-flared ’70s people. Ultra-cheap institution of a weekend lunchtime, judiciously – and earthily – helmed by NEIL CLEMINSON, DAVE LANNING and KEITH MACKLIN.
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It always amuses us when we see clips of Double Your Money and notice the category board includes both “jazz (traditional)” and “jazz (modern)”, though it is true that at that point trad really was big news, the nascent Pick of the Pops spinning off from Trad Tavern being just one example of its hold on the nation’s teens in the early sixties, despite it being influenced by music some forty years old at the time.
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