Tag Archives: ’90s

Classic Coronation Street 2

This is an addition to my previous Classic Corrie post, covering a smaller area 1995-1996, partly due to that being what happened to be shown during the national and local lockdowns, and partly due to some episodes from that time … Continue reading

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Classic Emmerdale 2

As with before with the lockdown and the local lockdowns, I had more time to check out Classic Emmerdale, a chance to revisit a programme I grew up watching, so here’s some random thoughts about it from around 1995-1997.

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The Geeks

The Geeks was a show on CITV in the ’90s. I enjoyed it, but it was by no means the favourite show of my childhood. The main reason I’m blogging about it is that there seems to be so little … Continue reading

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Now 42

You never forget your first Now! That’s What I Call Music album. Mine was Now 42, released in March 1999, 20 years ago. Yes, let that sink in. The last year of ’90s was 20 years ago, and after this … Continue reading

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20 Years of UK Eurovision Entries – Ranking Post

Having been a viewer of The Eurovision Song Contest for 20 years, while I’ve always enjoyed the contest, my home country, the United Kingdom hasn’t exactly done well in it during the last couple of decades. The very first one … Continue reading

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20 Years of Eurovision Winners – Ranking Post

I have been a Eurovision viewer for 20 years, this year’s contest will be the 21st one I’ve seen. The first one I watched was in 1997, when my home country the United Kingdom won! The only time in the … Continue reading

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1999 was a big year for ABBA nostalgia. The jukebox musical of their songs Mamma Mia! started in the West End in 1999, and there was the ITV tribute programme  ABBAMania and a spin-off tribute album was released. It was a charity … Continue reading

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My Mad Fat Diary (Series 3)

CONTAINS SPOILERS My Mad Fat Diary returned as a final series with only 3 episodes, written by George Kay rather than Tom Bidwell who wrote most of the first two series. While there wasn’t much of a gap between the … Continue reading

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Cluedo (Series Four)

CONTAINS SPOILERS This series of Cluedo was actually the first I saw, and the only one I watched when it was first broadcast. I was 7 and in my first year of junior school, and I remember me and my … Continue reading

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Cluedo (Series One)

CONTAINS SPOILERS As it’s Halloween what better way time to talk about a murder mystery game show… from 24 years ago. I’ve always got my finger right on the pulse. And this being the internet I still feel I have … Continue reading

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