It Ain’t Half Hot Mum🔥

Hello, I’m Oliver Colling, and welcome back to another nostalgic trip down memory lane with "My 70s TV Childhood." Growing up in 1970s Britain, television was more than just entertainment; it was a cultural touchstone, a shared experience that brought families together. And today, we're diving deep into one such iconic show that many of us remember fondly: "It Ain’t Half Hot Mum." This show, created by the brilliant Jimmy Perry and David Croft, was a staple for many households. Set against the backdrop of World War II, it followed a…

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Summer Holidays: The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Welcome back to My70sTV Childhood, the blog dedicated to taking you back to Britain in the 1970s and reminiscing about the importance of television in our lives. In this weeks podcast episode, we're diving into the thrilling and enthralling world of "The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe," a TV show that left an indelible mark on our childhood memories. Picture this: it's the first day of the school holidays, and you're sitting on the carpet in front of a small television with screens no larger than 20 inches. The iconic theme music…

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The New Avengers: Cool, Classy, and Quintessentially British

In this week's episode of "My 70s TV Childhood," we delve into The New Avengers: Cool, Classy, and Quintessentially British: The New Avengers burst onto our screens in 1976, captivating audiences with its blend of espionage, action, and undeniable charm. Building on the success of its predecessor, The Avengers, this new incarnation introduced a fresh lineup of characters, led by the dapper John Steed, portrayed by the inimitable Patrick Macnee. Macnee's portrayal of Steed, complete with his trademark bowler hat and umbrella, became instantly iconic, epitomising the gentleman spy archetype. Alongside…

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