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Railway Carriage Game, The

WRETCHED WITLESS whimsical game show boasting a triumvirate the like of which could only have been dreamt of (in the most drink-addled of nightmares): host GYLES BRANDRETH plus team captains LENNIE BENNETT and STAN BOARDMAN. The “aim” was to act out a well-known Dingbats phrase or saying in a railway carriage (or similar tatty cardboard wobbly set) for the other team to guess. The reality was a pre-Six O’clock News purgatory that made you pray actively for the return of FAX.

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  1. Glenn Aylett

    June 18, 2009 at 6:57 pm

    Sad but possibly all the BBC could afford in this slot along with repeats of Dr Kildare and Star Trek. Neighbours and the guarantee of Coronation St size audiences couldn’t come too soon for Michael Grade.

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