Will it get a laugh? Remembering Bob Monkhouse with Colin Edmonds

Hello, and welcome back to "My 70s TV Childhood." Today, we have a poignant episode as we remember the great Bob Monkhouse, who left us 20 years ago this week. A titan of TV during our childhood, Bob graced shows like "The Golden Shot," "Celebrity Squares," and "Sunday Nights at the London Palladium." His unique charm and wit captured our hearts and left an indelible mark. To honour Bob's legacy, we're thrilled to be joined by Bob’s joke writer Colin Edmonds. Colin, who started writing jokes at 16, boasts a career…

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Christmas Special- What did I miss in 1976?

In this special Christmas episode, I'm not just taking you back to the nostalgia of the 70s but also right into the heart of 1970s Christmas telly! As a child, the anticipation of Christmas was almost tangible. The thrill of waking up to find what Father Christmas had left under the tree was unmatched. This episode reminisces about the excitement that filled our homes and hearts during those festive weeks. From the thrill of unwrapping presents to the joyous chaos of family gatherings, these memories are a treasured part of our…

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My 70’s TV Childhood Christmas Quiz – The Answers

Now, the moment you've all been waiting for – the answers to our My 70's TV Childhood Christmas Quiz! Round One: Christmas Spin the Wheel - 1974 Question 1: On Christmas Day 1974, Morecambe and Wise were not featured in a new show but were interviewed instead. Who was the interviewer? Answer: Michael Parkinson Question 2: After the Queen's Speech on ITV in 1974, which big film, regularly shown around Christmas, was broadcast? Answer: Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines Question 3: Who co-hosted the live programme from The National…

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