“Mary Had A Little Lamb”(Countryside version) broadcast on UK TV

Saturday, June 24, 1972

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Mary Had A Little Lamb (Countryside version)

1972 • For Wings • Directed by Nicholas Ferguson

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Mary Had a Little Lamb” was released in March 1972 as Wings’ second non-album single. Four promotional videos were made to support the release.

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).

From The Basil Brush Show (Series) – TV Tropes:

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. […]

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