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Archive for the ‘Television’ Category

  • Minnie Riperton Attacked by Lion

    • 7801 Views • 1970s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on Minnie Riperton Attacked by Lion

    Here we have a rare clip from 1975 of high-pitched soul singer Minnie Riperton chatting on the Sammy and Co show with actor and comedian Richard Pryor.  The short clip shows the singer being attacked by a lion while filming an advert for her 1975 album...

  • Spike Milligan – Goon but not forgotten

    • 6269 Views • 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, Film, TelevisionComments Off on Spike Milligan – Goon but not forgotten

    It took over two years for his family to come to some kind of agreement but eventually after much bickering and inter-family dispute Spike Milligan’s final wish was granted. ...

  • It’s the quiz of the week – Anglia TV Musical Director Peter Fenn

    • 5344 Views • 1970s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on It’s the quiz of the week – Anglia TV Musical Director Peter Fenn

    Keeping retro and regional we pay tribute to  the Norwich based musician Peter Fenn, who was best known for composing the quirky organ theme to the Quiz of the week – Sale of Century. The Anglia television programme was hosted by Nicholas Parsons, the...

  • The Outcasts – 1985 East Anglian Biker Gang Documentary

    • 15300 Views • 1980s, Documentary, Television, Youth CultureComments Off on The Outcasts – 1985 East Anglian Biker Gang Documentary

    While their counterparts in America were cruising in the sunshine down Route 66, East Anglian biker gang The Outcasts were riding up and down the promenade of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. Here we have for your viewing pleasure 50 minutes of footage from a 1985...