Photo by Tandem X Visuals on Unsplash Welcome back to the podcast which provides a safe space for those who grew up in 1970's Britain to discuss their childhood's and the role that television played inn their lives. There's nothing here about how great the 60's were or how difficult it is to be a Millennial - no, it's just plain old childhood nostalgia with a 70's twist. Our host Oliver has been watching the BBC show Ghosts and has come to a startling revelation - he has seen it all before, but…

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Summer in the 70’s

Photo by Michael D Beckwith on Unsplash Welcome back to our podcast celebrating growing up in 1970's Britain and the huge part that TV played in our lives. We've had lots of comments on our 70's Sitcoms episode and we seem to have opened a can of worms as far as On the Buses is concerned. Whilst some listeners agreed with Oliver, who didn't find it very amusing, there are lots of you who loved it. We remember the film spin offs, one of which beat The Godfather to No1 at the UK box office in 1971…

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1970’s Sitcoms

Welcome back to the podcast which celebrates growing up as a child in 1970's Britain and the central part that television played in our and our families' lives. There were lots of things going on in the 70's which were, frankly, rather depressing. In a world dominated by three day weeks, power cuts and strikes, what we needed was a bit of comic relief which was often provided by sitcoms. Take the sitcom test - how many can you name in a minute and compare to Oliver's total. We look at the ratings…

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