What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Metalchemyst » Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:48 pm

Two old TV series I only just found out about, both starring Oliver Tobias:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_of_the_Britons

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081932/
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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Gandalf the Red » Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:17 pm

I definitely remember those two.

That Arthur Of The Britons used to be ITVs go to show in the school holidays. Similar to things like Zorro, The Flashing Blade and Champion The Wonder Horse was on the BBC.

Smuggler was in the Sunday tea time slot ISTR. Same sort of slot as things like Robin Of Sherwood.

Maybe they didn't go national? As quite a few ITV programmes were only shown in certain regions like Granada, Yorkshire or HTV.
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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Tet » Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:21 pm

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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Darkweasel » Sun Sep 03, 2017 1:36 am

Gandalf the Red wrote:Smuggler was in the Sunday tea time slot ISTR. Same sort of slot as things like Robin Of Sherwood.

Anyone remember this from the 4pm/4:30 Sunday timeslot?

https://youtu.be/pFaTODjhkwI
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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Metalchemyst » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:30 pm

I'm afraid I don't remember that. How about Murphy's Mob?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4YXfPNF5sY
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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Gandalf the Red » Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:25 pm

Darkweasel wrote:
Gandalf the Red wrote:Smuggler was in the Sunday tea time slot ISTR. Same sort of slot as things like Robin Of Sherwood.

Anyone remember this from the 4pm/4:30 Sunday timeslot?

https://youtu.be/pFaTODjhkwI


I've got vague recollections of it. I definitely remember the lad playing the flute.

I might give it a go when I've got the time to sit down and watch it.
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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Gandalf the Red » Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:14 pm

25 Years since Ghostwatch. :o


Now that's scarier than the programme.
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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Metalchemyst » Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:41 am

Tales of the Unexpected, Beasts and Armchair Thrillers, especially this one . . .

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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Darkweasel » Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:42 am

Gandalf the Red wrote:25 Years since Ghostwatch. :o


Now that's scarier than the programme.


I was at the wrong age for Ghostwatch. I was twenty and had it sussed as a set-up after about two minutes.
The wife watched it when she was thirteen and it scared the shit out of her. :lol:
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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Gandalf the Red » Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:15 am

I knew it was a drama because it told everyone in the Radio Times. And yes, I did used to buy the RT. :lol:

Here's the entry.

http://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/a0cfb8b043c7 ... 17aa4d5ca6

Ghostwatch

BBC One London, 31 October 1992 21.25


A Screen One Special drama for Hallowe'en by Stephen Volk, starring Michael Parkinson, Sarah Greene, Mike Smith, Craig Charles

Ghosts no longer inhabit stately homes and rattle chains. They live in ordinary council houses like that of Mrs Pamela Early.
For months she's suffered strange noises, awful smells and bent cutlery, but is hers really the most haunted house in Britain?
BBCtv turns the cameras on ghoulies, ghosties and things that go bump in the night.
Producer Ruth Baumgarten Director Lesley Manning
STEREO
TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888
FEATURE: page 32
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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby PowerThrash » Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:25 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4GOXv8P3HI
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This takes me back.

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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Metalchemyst » Sun Jan 28, 2018 11:50 am

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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Metalchemyst » Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:35 pm

Pamela Stephenson's Kate Bush parody:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMXIro1P_7g
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Re: What Tet and Gandalf did in the war thread (Nostalgia)

Postby Metalchemyst » Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:19 pm

I'd never heard the full length Rainbow theme song before. It's surprisingly good, like Jethro Tull or something: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15_q-Ux ... e=youtu.be
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