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Because - they were on a documentary

A two-hour documentary on BBC4 that kept my interest all the way through

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TOTP 18/2/82

Mike Read 18/2/82

Madness – Cardiac Arrest

Not a top tier Madness song but a predictably energetic and fun stage performance from the Nutty Boys. At one point, I thought a few of the band were going to launch into a mid-song costume change which would have been impressive given the high prop count and need for co-ordinated capering necessary for a Madness performance. 615 more words

A La Télé: Disparue review (episodes 7 & 8)

In the time that’s passed between my last review of Disparue and this one, to say that quite a lot has happened would be a bit of an understatement. 543 more words

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B Is For Book (BBC4 -2016)- A What I’ve Been Watching Review

This one-off programme filmed, animated and directed by Sam Benstead featured a group of children in the Reception and Year 1 classes of Kingsmead Primary in Hackney learning to read over a period of a year. 1,095 more words

Game Show Memories - Only Connect.

Only Connect (BBC4, 2008-2014, BBC2, 2014-present)

When BBC4 launched, it made sure that its programming was distinctive from BBC2 and other various channels, so when they launched a game show it was clear that it was going to be something different. 580 more words

Great Tracks #5 Dave Goulder - The Sexton & The Carpenter (1971)

Blatantly jumping on D’s Great Tracks bandwagon here…

Recently I have been enjoying Slow Cinema and TV. I think the realisation that this was actually a genre was coalesced for me by… 629 more words

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1955 to 1965

A BBC4 music documentary of the period 1955 to 1965 reminded me that I ought to find out more about this artist

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