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This is Your Right

CUE EXTENDED cymbal roll – it’s LORD MICHAEL WINSTANLEY “championing your rights” in this nightly North West-only five-minute consumer bulletin which pre-dated WATCHDOG by, ooh, at least half a century and got broadcast every weeknight between NEWS AT 5.45 and CROSSROADS. No expense spared titles: show’s name written out in military stencilling typeface. Always mixed up by six-year-olds with THIS IS YOUR LIFE. Later joined by sister programme “for our Asian viewers”, Aap Kaa Hak on a Sunday morning.



  1. fara

    February 3, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    my father used to present this and i would really value a copy of one show…does anyone knw where i can find one?

  2. Bernie Shaw

    January 4, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    I hope you find a copy. If you do please contact me as I’d love to see it too. I played some of those shows with my banjo and wrote some of the songs as musical ‘bits’ (performed as ‘Georgie’ best wishes Bernie

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