Sadly the great spoken word novelty Cockney rock explosion of 1978 is now over after Strummin’ and Toast, which did sound very similar. It was almost Blame It On The Boogie all over again. Mike Read made a very slick debut two weeks ago, clearly all that Pop Quest experience helping him interrogate the new member of Darts with aplomb, so he’s already been invited back, perhaps to give him something to do given he still hadn’t made his Radio 1 debut due to strikes. Among those who he’ll be introducing is Showaddywaddy making their last appearance as a top ten band, alongside their successors Racey, here performing the theme tune to Kick Start. Well, near enough, anyway.
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Creamguide's Pick of the Day
No, we’re not billing everything, but we always list this every year because it’s a proper bit of old-school fun, just right for the festive season, and Brucie usually gets to sing. Been another ace series, too, which hopefully Susanna will win, and there’s been plenty of daft bits of business, our favourite one being when Mary Berry jumped out of a huge cake for no reason whatsoever. Last year we were always a bit on edge when Brucie turned to the camera in case he announced his retirement, though clearly he’s still up for it and he loves doing it, so let’s appreciate him while we still can.
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