Rising Damp

Safe, cosy, suburban, whimsical… words to desribe a great many British 70s sitcoms.  Rising Damp doesn’t fall in any of these categories. Rising Damp was set in the bedsitland of a bleak Northern city and centred around miserly Landlord Rigsby…

Radio – Looking Back

During the 1980s, I was a keen collector of radio station airchecks. I would collect ANYTHING and tape everything. Lack of space would later force me to scrap some of the recordings, though some of the best have been dusted…

70s Timeline

Noteable Events From The 70s Note: If you are using Timeline for serious research, please double check with other sources as accuracy cannot be guaranteed     4-Jan-70 Violence flares in Northern Ireland 8-Jan-70 4000 estimated to have died due…