Christmas Specials

Welcome to the Christmas Special edition of the podcast which celebrates growing up as a child in 1970's Britain and the special place TV had in our lives. We're looking at 70's Christmas Specials and the magic they brought to our homes.From the Blue Peter Appeal to All Star Record Breakers via Crackerjack! we look back at kids TV specials before considering gameshows like Christmas Mr & Mrs and The Sale of the Century, which were obviously recorded in July. We also go back to think of the nation united in front of The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show when we learned that newsreaders…

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God Save the Queen!

We're going back to 1977 in this episode of the podcast celebrating growing up in 1970's Britain and the television which accompanied our childhoods. The nation was united in celebrating the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II and there was even more to celebrate for our host Oliver as his family got a colour television set which even had a remote control!Find out which programme Oliver watched first and relive the excitement of the Jubilee celebrations with street parties, jelly and ice cream. It was a time when the nation came together through their television sets and marked…

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