28 May, 2008

31 Days In May: part 28

Here's Mary Whitehouse in 1967 talking about her favourite programme. But what is it?

"Already there are some programmes serving a very real social purpose. Week after week that popular programme xxxx has brought to us the tragic side of life, but always with humour and drama and with a responsible objective in mind. It shows that the BBC can do it if it wants to."

7 comments:

Andy L said...

Songs of Praise?

John Rivers said...

Dixon of Dock Green?

Paul McQuillan said...

Eurotrash?

CompleteIdiot said...

Doctor Who?

Matthew Rudd said...

Eurotrash has to be the funniest blog comment I've read all week...

Ian Jones said...

John's right: it was Dixon Of Dock Green.

RossMc said...

That'll be the same 'Dixon' of Dock Green who endorsed 'giving the wife a slap' at one point quite late on in the series?

Source: A well-respected, excellent book on Saturday night TV.