Tag: BSB

  • Squarials

    There’s a whole book about the rise and fall of British Satellite Broadcasting called Dished!, by Peter Chipindale and Suzanne Franks. It’s a fascinating tale, and I often revisit it. This time I have done so via old newspaper clippings.

  • Lovett Goes To Town
    Lovett Goes To Town

    Here’s the full episode of Norman Lovett’s episode of Galaxy’s The Last Laugh. It’s called Lovett Goes To Town. The timing of this is rather interesting. It was broadcast in 1990, which was a full year after the pilot episode of I, Lovett on the BBC. It sits neatly between that pilot and the full […]

  • A Galaxy Of Continuity
    A Galaxy Of Continuity

    Here’s a little bit of news, adverts, and continuity from Galaxy on BSB, circa 10th November 1990, care of The TV Museum. There’s a lot to talk about here, which is why these snippets are always such fun to watch. I’ve no idea what the show that begins the clip is, but the credits are […]

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s […]

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first […]

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