Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe!

A warm welcome back to the podcast which remembers what it was like to grow up as a child in 70's Britain and the central role that television played in our society. This episode has been recorded by your host Oliver whilst he is on holiday in Jersey which gives an excellent link to a discussion on Bergerac. But before we get too carried away with thoughts of John Nettles, the Bureau des Etranges and Diamond Lil's nightclub it appears that Bergerac was a child of the 1980's so not a valid subject, although it feels like…

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UFO and Space 1999

Photo by History in HD on Unsplash Welcome back to the podcast which celebrates growing up as a child in 1970's Britain and the part that television played in our lives then. We've had lots of feedback from our previous episode, "FAB Virgil: Thunderbirds are Go!" including complaints that we've ignored Gerry Anderson's live action series. This podcast puts that right as we remember the über cool Ed Straker and his S.H.A.D.O. team in UFO and Commander John Koenig's brave crew on Moonbase Alpha in Space 1999. Our host Oliver wonders why his Dinky UFO Interceptor was green rather than white and speculates how so many…

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