Looking back at the strange world of British Green Cross Code safety films.
Tag: Doctor Who
Adventures In Space And Beneath The Sea – Britain’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Dramas
The pioneering and popular British science fiction TV series that has become lost in time and space.
The Vexed Question Of Authorship
The nature of collaborative work means that the originator might not always be the creator.
Free Gift Inside! The Highs And Lows Of The British Comic Book Giveaway
The weird and wonderful world of the comic book cover-mounted freebie.
The Ghosts Of TV Past: The Cultural Importance Of The Radio Times Christmas Issue
The complete cover collection for a century of festive entertainment guides reflects the changing tastes and concerns of the nation.
Private Stabs Of Fear – The Irrational, Individual Nature Of The Things That Terrify Us As Children
The things that scare the living daylights out of us as kids are often unpredictable and coincide with our sudden awareness of our own mortality.
The Land Beyond Beyond: The Magic And Mythology Of The Singing, Ringing Tree
The German Fairy Tale film that caused collective childhood trauma for a generation of viewers. Or so they claim…
Delia Derbyshire And Anthony Newley Get The Moogies Bloogies
An eccentric and ahead-of-its-time recording by two of the more interesting creative minds of the 1960s.
A Movie With Your Morning Paper
Remembering the time when tomorrow’s fish and chip wrappers contained yesterday’s films.
The Espionage Era: Hot Enough For June
The first in our occasional series looking at the post-Bond spy movies that emerged in the 1960s is a lovely ‘accidental spy’ romp with Dirk Bogarde and Sylva Koscina.
The Boy From Space: BBC Juvenile Science Fiction
The vintage children’s TV science fiction show from the 1970s.
Enter The Real World In 3D
British TV’s first unsuccessful attempt to conquer the third dimension.