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More from year 1972
1972 • For Wings • Directed by Nicholas Ferguson
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On this day, the “Countryside” promotional video was broadcast for the first and last time on the BBC’s children’s program “The Basil Brush Show” on UK TV (A 30-second extract would be broadcast on BBC1’s “Pop Quiz” on May 28, 1994).
The Basil Brush Show is a CBBC series involving a fox puppet and its human companions. Originally running from 1968 to 1980 on BBC1, either during Children’s Hour or the Saturday early evening slot, it has a tendency toward Breaking the Fourth Wall and using Double Entendre to appeal to adult (presumably parental) viewers as well as children. The BBC cancelled the show before picking it up again in 2002. […]
Last updated on April 30, 2022
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This edition of the book compiles more outrageous opinions and unrehearsed interviews from the former Beatles and the people who surrounded them. Keith Badman unearths a treasury of Beatles sound bites and points-of-view, taken from the post break up years. Includes insights from Yoko Ono, Linda McCartney, Barbara Bach and many more.