steepholm (steepholm) wrote,
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Jeux Sans Frontières?

So now Stuart Hall's been arrested for rape. Piece by piece, my '70s TV childhood is being dismantled, although so far its inner core remains intact. If John Noakes, or Oliver Postgate, or (heavens forfend!) Morecambe and Wise should prove false, then fall Caesar! But I do not expect it.
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