- Monday 5th August 2013, 8:13am [Edited]
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Quote: Redleg @ August 4 2013, 9:36 PM BST
Hi Aaron, can not remember, but then again I can't remember if the TV set was B&W or colour...go figure. Hi horseradish, it was TV
The only other thing I recall is a serious documentary. Long before the M25 was built, it was proposed to have a series of motorway rings in and around London. The inner ring was near the centre. Construction started in the 1960s but only one small section was ever completed.
From the start, the project faced huge opposition from residents. The documentary showed original footage of their campaign. While they were about as serious as anyone could be, what emerged was that many were "characters". So there was a lot of humour to it as well as gloom.
I probably saw the footage in the following BBC4 series produced in the last decade. Clearly, though, much of it was taken from various programmes that were made at the time: