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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Commercial Break 2: More 1970’s TV Ads

Welcome back to the podcast celebrating growing up as a child in 1970's Britain and the part TV played in our childhood. It seems like not all of our listeners agreed with Oliver's choices of best TV ads of the 1970's so we're back with more commercials. They still feature plenty of alcohol, cigars, food and cleaning products but a few elements of personal hygiene are added. Join Oliver in going back to Greenall Whitley Land, find out how Harp Lager can help you be a success with women and how a girl can bag an…

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And Now, From Norwich, It’s The Quiz Of The Week!

In this episode of the podcast celebrating growing up as a child in the UK during the 1970's we look back at gameshows. From the ultimate professional that was Bob Monkhouse in The Golden Shot and Celebrity Squares to the unlikely Nicholas Parsons in  Sale of the Century we remember the unique British versions of US gameshows. Taking in The Sky's the Limit, Top of the Form and Screen Test amongst others join us in a journey back to a time where big money prizes didn't exist and the best you could hope for as a prize was £20 and a carriage clock on Mr & Mrs.

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