UNASHAMEDLY TACKY science-is-fun endeavour with a dizzying roll call of DEREK GRIFFITHS, DAVID BELLAMY, MAGNUS PYKE, MIRIAM STOPPARD, AUSTIN MITCHELL and BRIAN GLOVER taking it in turns to hold up giant models of a) teeth b) a box girder bridge c) the galaxy. Much bizarre demonstrations, cruel audience-baiting techniques and insane models by way of enlightenment. Wonderfully harsh flute-driven theme was ‘House Of The King’ by Dutch rock band Focus; B-side of chart hit ‘Sylvia’.Read More
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Shame it didn’t start five minutes earlier. This is clearly outside the Cream era but it’s a fascinating document all the same, and made for intriguing viewing when this channel last showed it a decade ago. Only three hours exist, and it’s not three consecutive hours either, so there are slightly odd bits where it fades to black and it’s suddenly four hours later, but as an example of the conventions of fifties telly in particular and society in general it’s well worth a watch. David Butler and Bob McKenzie are still around, although in those days they spent as much time explaining how the election worked as what it all meant.
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