Welcome to my70stvchildhood.com

Thanks for visiting our website. If you haven't had chance to listen to our podcast, you can do so either by using the embedded player on this site or by visiting iTunes, Spotify, your normal podcast provider or our host, Buzzsprout at my70stvchildhood.buzzsprout.com I was inspired to start the podcast by endless conversations with friends of mine of a similar vintage who grew up in Britain during the 1970's. It's popular to have a pop at the decade "that taste forgot" and, with hindsight, dressing us all up in various shades of…

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50th episode: What Was On in 1972?

To mark our fiftieth episode, we travel back 50 years to 1972 to see what we were watching on TV. There are some old favourites like Mary, Mungo and Midge, The Magic Roundabout, Blue Peter and Penelope Pitstop but some forgotten treasures like Hatty Town and Woobinda - Animal Doctor.Why were Henry Fonda and Glenn Ford in formulaic TV cop shows? And our host Oliver has a bit of difficulty reconciling some of the programme content with 21st century attitudes. Also can you guess which two long running shows started this year?Join in the conversation by leaving a…

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Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Chigley

Welcome back to the podcast where it’s OK to bang on about what it was like to grow up as a child in 1970’s Britain and where television was at the heart of our childhoods. In this episode we consider Camberwick Green, Trumpton and Chigley, aka The Trumpton Trilogy. These three shows hold a special place in many people's hearts and we try and work out why. From the musical box in the opening credits of Camberwick Green, to the brilliant musical score, not forgetting the narration of the legendary Brian Cant, every part of these programmes…

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