By Ben Baker
Alongside the classics there is the likes of child Creole’s unusual post-watershed musical approximately racism, Roland Rat going to Switzerland, Skeletor studying the real which means of Christmas, healthcare professional who is unique spin-off, The Bee Gees teaming up with Frankie Howerd for a medieval comedy and Feargal Sharkey having a nightmare on a Concorde while the Krankies watch on in helpless bemusement excessive above the Telecom Tower. Plus a lot a lot more.
"Ben Baker’s Festive Double factor takes us again to the better occasions earlier than the growth of multi-channel television, overlaying the 40 yr interval from 1955 to 1995 whilst Christmas television used to be actually a shared nationwide experience....Baker writes wittily yet informatively all through. it is a topic that he evidently is familiar with very much approximately yet what shines via is a love for the topic. even though now and then he’s a bit of irreverent concerning the programmes he’s protecting, there’s nonetheless a deep love for the topic matter." - Simon Hart, we're Cult
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