‘SOME POSHOS OFF THE RADIO’ – ie Emma Thompson and the Who Dares Wins lot – perform a bunch of old Douglas Adams/Clive Anderson/Griff Rhys-Jones Not The Nine O’Clock News-esque revue sketches and get mistaken for naughty ‘alternative’ comedians (and asked to make a ‘proper’ album to boot). Letters of outrage to Feedback ensue, as in fact do several major careers in heavyweight drama.
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Bit of a dull Bank Holiday, not helped because we have to have all the regular news programmes on, though if you’re interested in that kind of thing BBC Parliament are broadcasting the election debates from every region if you want to compare sets and presenters. If not you can always listen to what’s become a Bank Holiday tradition, another of Phil Swern’s compendiums, this time featuring big American hits that didn’t do bugger all in Britain.
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Points of View
- In 'Creamvote #13 The most unforgettable sci fi theme!', Harold Steptoe says: "A glaring omission is Barry Gray’s theme for the first series of the mighty Space 1999…..."
- In 'PICK OF THE DAY', Richard16378 says: "I noticed some had been hacked down the last time they were shown. I did wonder if it was to keep the run time down, or where some performers..."
- In 'Film Fun', Dristarg says: "“Get onnnn with iiiit!”"
- In 'WITHERS, Googie', Shaz says: "White corridors, Back room boy, The lovers of Joanna Godden, Pink String & sealing wax was a classic. I recall Ending up & Within These Walls."
- In 'Professor Lobster', Anthony stott says: "Shippo was that Alderman William Derbyshire school you attended?"