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    Storyville on iplayer : Toffs,Queers & Traitors.Looks at the extraordinary life of Guy Burgess coupled with the sexual hypocrisy & government incompetence around the spy ring that grew out of the class system. The Countess of Avon is interviewed.She was Winston Churchill’s niece.Married his...
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    Channel surfing last night,I came across Braveheart(1995) with the dreadful Mel Gibson in the lead role.Surely a native Scotsman should have had the role ? Full of nonsense & historical inaccuracy. As poor as I can recall from watching it originally. A better film imo from that year was Rob...
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    Don’t worry everyone.The government has a plan for new drivers 😺
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    Renee Roberts(1908-96) Miss Ursula Gatsby in Fawlty Towers.
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    Joan Sanderson. Bernard Cribbins was the ‘hotel inspection’ who actually was a spoons salesman 😁. Spoooons.
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    Allan Cuthbertson(1920-88) played in many TV roles & films during his career.Perfect for the role of Colonel Hall in the episode of ‘Gourmet Night’ in Fawlty Towers broadcasted in October 1975. Colonel Hall: Two small and dry. Basil Fawlty: Oh, I wouldn’t say that. 🤣 Colonel Hall: What?
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    I was reading about the plot for that series,looks interesting.
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    The rest of the drama lived up to the first two episodes.Slightly similar scenario to Trapped the recent drama about The Franklin Expedition In 1847,when the Whaling ship is caught in pack ice,that’s where the similarity ends.
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    Does he carry a SLR ? 😎
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    Threads broadcasted 23rd September 1984. Has there been a better apocalyptic drama on British TV ? Scary stuff at the time,with the usual Cold War tensions in Europe.
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    A tribute Weekend on Gold this Saturday & Sunday to John Challis. We have all seen the wonderful episodes of Fools & The Green Green Grass a few times,but I’m setting the record button for Saturday(25th Sept) at 6pm for one of my favourite episodes the 1989 Christmas Special,’Jolly Boys Outing’...
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    One way of reducing the UK Carbon Emissions i suppose.
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    Things you dont see anymore

    Smallpox scars on faces.
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    Automobiles : Good,Bad & the Ugly.

    I wonder if this sort of advert to encourage car sharing would work today 😁😎
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    I don’t believe we do anymore...Other country’s are not as daft.
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