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My earliest school memory is half day on Empire Day May 24 1937 with celebration games in the school playground. I knew nothing about speedway then - my nearest track was New Cross but is was football's Millwall and Charton Athletic who held the sports limelight.

 

 

Nothing changes

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My earliest school memory is half day on Empire Day May 24 1937 with celebration games in the school playground. I knew nothing about speedway then - my nearest track was New Cross but is was football's Millwall and Charton Athletic who held the sports limelight.

 

 

Nothing changes

 

:::: So very true Oldace - I wish that I had your depth of speedway history knowledge. Like you I then might have been able to pass on some of my very scant knowledge of the sport (see the previous message 81 on this thread).

 

And to prove in your favour my lack of speedway knowledge Oldace here's a few updates tp confirm your opinion :wink:

 

Start visit here --

 

http://www.defunctspeedway.co.uk/John%20Hyam%20page%201.htm

then go here ---

http://www.defunctspeedway.co.uk/John%20Hyam%20page%202.htm

and here - but there good be more back-up soon

http://www.defunctspeedway.co.uk/John%20Hyam%20page%203.htm

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Like Norbold, my earliest memory of television was watching The Grove Family. We did not have a set but my Grandparents did.

 

As for children's tv I seem to recall Picture Book on Monday, Andy Pandy on Tuesday, Bill and Ben on Wednesday, Rag Tag and Bobtail on Thursday and The Woodentops on Friday.

 

Again like Norbold I remember Billy Bean and Mr. Pastry, but also Hank, Colonel Crock and Mick and Montmorency.

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Like Norbold, my earliest memory of television was watching The Grove Family. We did not have a set but my Grandparents did.

 

As for children's tv I seem to recall Picture Book on Monday, Andy Pandy on Tuesday, Bill and Ben on Wednesday, Rag Tag and Bobtail on Thursday and The Woodentops on Friday.

 

Again like Norbold I remember Billy Bean and Mr. Pastry, but also Hank, Colonel Crock and Mick and Montmorency.

 

I can remember radio's BBC Home Service in the 1940s with 'Children's Hour' and Uncle Mac plus, of course, Larry the Lamb!

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There are jewels in the crown of England's glory
And every jewel shines a thousand ways

Frankie Howerd, Noel Coward and garden gnomes
Frankie Vaughan, Kenneth Horne, Sherlock Holmes
Monty, Biggles and Old King Cole
In the pink or on the dole
Oliver Twist and Long John Silver
Captain Cook and Nelly Dean
Enid Blyton, Gilbert Harding
Malcolm Sargeant, Graham Greene (Graham Greene)

All the jewels in the crown of England's glory
Too numerous to mention, but a few
And every one could tell a different story
And show old England's glory something new

Nice bit of kipper and Jack the Ripper and Upton Park
Gracie, Cilla, Maxy Miller, Petula Clark
Winkles, Woodbines, Walnut Whips
Vera Lynn and Stafford Cripps
Lady Chatterley, Muffin the Mule
Winston Churchill, Robin Hood
Beatrix Potter, Baden-Powell
Beecham's powders, Yorkshire pud (Yorkshire pud)

With Billy Bunter, Jane Austen
Ray Ellington, George Formby
Billy Fury, Little Titch
Uncle Mac, Mr. Pastry and all
Uncle mac, Mr. Patry and all

Allright england?
G'wan england
Oh england

All the jewels in the crown of England's glory
Too numerous to mention, but a few
And every one could tell a different story
And show old England's glory something new

Somerset Maugham, Top Of The Form with the Boys' Brigade
Mortimer Wheeler, Christine Keeler and the Board of Trade
Henry Cooper, wakey wakey, England's labour
Standard Vanguard, spotted dick, England's workers
England's glory

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Like Norbold, my earliest memory of television was watching The Grove Family.

I think you'll find my earliest memory of watching television was Andy Pandy in 1950 (pages 7-8)! ;)

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Like Norbold, my earliest memory of television was watching The Grove Family. We did not have a set but my Grandparents did.

 

As for children's tv I seem to recall Picture Book on Monday, Andy Pandy on Tuesday, Bill and Ben on Wednesday, Rag Tag and Bobtail on Thursday and The Woodentops on Friday.

 

Again like Norbold I remember Billy Bean and Mr. Pastry, but also Hank, Colonel Crock and Mick and Montmorency.

Do you remember Granny Grove, Lenny Grove and I think it was Diane Grove CHR? :)

 

I remember all of those.

 

Billy Bean and his funny Machine - blimey - that brings back memories. B)

 

 

I can remember radio's BBC Home Service in the 1940s with 'Children's Hour' and Uncle Mac plus, of course, Larry the Lamb!

Not forgetting Jennings and Derbyshire of course - Great stuff. :approve::)

 

There are jewels in the crown of England's glory

And every jewel shines a thousand ways

 

Frankie Howerd, Noel Coward and garden gnomes

Frankie Vaughan, Kenneth Horne, Sherlock Holmes

Monty, Biggles and Old King Cole

In the pink or on the dole

Oliver Twist and Long John Silver

Captain Cook and Nelly Dean

Enid Blyton, Gilbert Harding

Malcolm Sargeant, Graham Greene (Graham Greene)

 

All the jewels in the crown of England's glory

Too numerous to mention, but a few

And every one could tell a different story

And show old England's glory something new

 

Nice bit of kipper and Jack the Ripper and Upton Park

Gracie, Cilla, Maxy Miller, Petula Clark

Winkles, Woodbines, Walnut Whips

Vera Lynn and Stafford Cripps

Lady Chatterley, Muffin the Mule

Winston Churchill, Robin Hood

Beatrix Potter, Baden-Powell

Beecham's powders, Yorkshire pud (Yorkshire pud)

 

With Billy Bunter, Jane Austen

Ray Ellington, George Formby

Billy Fury, Little Titch

Uncle Mac, Mr. Pastry and all

Uncle mac, Mr. Patry and all

 

Allright england?

G'wan england

Oh england

 

All the jewels in the crown of England's glory

Too numerous to mention, but a few

And every one could tell a different story

And show old England's glory something new

 

Somerset Maugham, Top Of The Form with the Boys' Brigade

Mortimer Wheeler, Christine Keeler and the Board of Trade

Henry Cooper, wakey wakey, England's labour

Standard Vanguard, spotted dick, England's workers

England's glory

Brilliant Post!!! Thank you so much for this iris123. :t::approve:

 

Only thing missing - Jam Roly-Poly. Plus Custard of course. :approve:

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"Billy Bean built a machine to see what it could do.

He built it out of sticks and stones, and nuts and bolts and glue.
The motor ran, chuttle-a-bang, ra-ta-ta-ta-ta-torator,

And all of a sudden a picture appeared on the funny old cartoonerator".

 

My favourite programme.

 

I used to love Jennings and Derbyshire on the wireless, on television and in the books. I have a complete set of J&D books, many signed by Anthony Buckeridge as I got to know him quite well in later life. He became a friend of my brother's.

 

Anyway, I can see you'll love the book, TWK! :)

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Regrets maybe but I am unfamiliar with the verses previously Posted - and I did not ever see Millwall play Chelsea - ever, And I haven't seen a football match at any ground since the early 1970s - just watch Barca now when they grace our screens,

Viva Espana!

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"Billy Bean built a machine to see what it could do.

He built it out of sticks and stones, and nuts and bolts and glue.

The motor ran, chuttle-a-bang, ra-ta-ta-ta-ta-torator,

And all of a sudden a picture appeared on the funny old cartoonerator".

 

My favourite programme.

 

I used to love Jennings and Derbyshire on the wireless, on television and in the books. I have a complete set of J&D books, many signed by Anthony Buckeridge as I got to know him quite well in later life. He became a friend of my brother's.

 

Anyway, I can see you'll love the book, TWK! :)

Loved all those things on 'Children's Hour' 1700hrs - 1800hrs.

 

I also enjoyed 'Journey in to Space (Monday-I think) and 'Meet the Huggetts' (Tuesday 2000hrs if my memory serves me right).

 

I also loved 'Dan Dare - Pilot of the Future' (1915hrs every weekday night) on Radio Luxemburg. Not forgetting 'Peter Brough and Archie Andrews and the 'Navy Lark' on a Sunday afternoons.

 

Great memories norbold.

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Dick Barton, Life with the Lyons, A Life of Bliss, Take it From Here, Round the Horne, Muffin the Mule, Prudence Kitten, Twizzle, Sooty, Fabian of the Yard, Mr Turnip, Burns and Allen, Kit Carson, Rin Tin Tin, Hopalong Cassidy, Billy Bunter, Billy Cotton Bandshow, In Town Tonight.......need I say more?

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Dick Barton, Life with the Lyons, A Life of Bliss, Take it From Here, Round the Horne, Muffin the Mule, Prudence Kitten, Twizzle, Sooty, Fabian of the Yard, Mr Turnip, Burns and Allen, Kit Carson, Rin Tin Tin, Hopalong Cassidy, Billy Bunter, Billy Cotton Bandshow, In Town Tonight.......need I say more?

Yes!!

 

The 'Black and White Minstrels' - I thought they were great.

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I think you'll find my earliest memory of watching television was Andy Pandy in 1950 (pages 7-8)! ;)

oops! :party:

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