Monday, 9 December 2013
Although Operation Annihilate! was brand new to UK audiences it had been originally broadcast in the United States in April 1967.
Subsequently Star Trek was cancelled aby its makers NBC at the beginning of 1969, months before it premiered on British TV.
Sunday, 8 December 2013
The first in a new series called aptly The Entertainers looked at Danny's long and varied career...
Such documentaries of this kind were quite commonplace in the 70s and made a welcome appearance on radio, even if the subject matter was largely known for screen appearances.
Saturday, 7 December 2013
If someone needed to demonstrate fee-fall parachuting with the RAF or have a go at bobsleighing, John was usually on hand with an even more daring camera crew to keep younger viewers on the edge of their seats with real-life escapades.
On this occasion John climbed 300 feet up Fulham power station to do a paint job and without a safety harness! There must have been an easier way to make a living?
Friday, 6 December 2013
Just past midnight, (okay, technically this is December 7) Night Ride presented by Keith Skues was an Apollo Special listening in on Man's sixth and final blast off of the decade from Cape Kennedy to the moon on Apollo 17.
Then again, if you'd bothered to stay up, the chances are you were watching this on BBC1...