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Starting Out

SUB-PUNKY THEME tune introduced educational wank for 16 plusses. Various kids have “rites of passage” troubles – sex, booze, stacking yogurts in the supermarket. They probably thought they were informing and liberating a generation of kids. Were they fuck.

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  1. Tom Ronson

    March 31, 2022 at 3:55 pm

    The original Phil Daniels soundalike-plus-brass band theme tune (‘Starh’in’ Aht, Starh’in’ Aht’) was later replaced by something that sounded a bit like Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger, which was then supplanted by a typically late-eighties overwrought power ballad. Between this and The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Chris Gascoyne seemed to spend most of the eighties playing ne’er-do-wells, even turning up on Casualty as a hoolie on the top deck of a bus.

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