Number One Super Guy!

Welcome back to the podcast celebrating growing up as a child in 1970's Britain and the central part that television played in our lives.In this episode we look at the plethora of American cartoons which filled in the gaps between homegrown fare on 70's kids TV. From the Wacky Races spin offs The Perils of Penelope Pitstop and Dastardly and Muttley to the cartoon incarnations of Laurel and Hardy we remember Hanna Barbera's second string shows. We look back on the Harlem Globetrotters cartoon show and explore the link between Meadowlark and Hong Kong Phooey.Join in the conversation at our Facebook page @my70stvchildhood.com tweet @70stvchildhood…

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Magic! Sooty, Catweazle and Bewitched

Welcome to Season Three! The podcast celebrating what it was like to grow up in the UK during the 1970's and the special part TV played in our childhood is back again for a new season. Our first episode looks at how magic isn't just about Harry Potter and that 70's kids had plenty of magic themed shows themselves. From the time travelling wizard Catweazle to the unbelievably glamorous witch Samantha and her husband Darrin in Bewitched, we look at how British and American shows brought their own magic to viewers.…

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Christmas 1978 Style

Welcome to the special Christmas edition of the podcast celebrating what it was like to grow up as a child in 1970's Britain and the central part that television played in our lives.We travel back to Christmas 1978 and our host Oliver explores the TV schedules with Stuart, a regular listener and contributor to the podcast. As well as several familiar shows, we ask why was Pam Ayres in Hong Kong for Christmas and why was Holiday On Ice, erm on ice? Can you remember what the Christmas number one was, as revealed by Noel Edmunds on Christmas Top of the…

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