On 8th of November 1989 the first episode of Byker Grove was televised on the BBC.
“The 8th episode of the first season, we open to narration by Dr Helena Russell saying how it had been 877 days since the moon had been blasted out of the Earth’s orbit.”
On the 27th of September 1993 the first episode of Cracker was shown on ITV.
On 13th of September 1969, the children’s animation Scooby Doo, Where Are You? first hit the TV screens in the US.
It is 25 years since the film Braveheart had its UK premier in Stirling.
“The Year of the Sex Olympics is the tale of a dystopian future written by Nigel Kneale famous for the Quatermass stories”
“If you have no sympathy for human pain
The name of human you cannot retain”
“Written when Mary Shelley was only 20 years old, it’s an exceptional piece of work, for its time, and has continued to be an inspiring piece of work, though time, to today.”
On the 19th of July 1941 Tom and Jerry first appeared under their own names in the cartoon “The Midnight Snack” by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.
“I was pressing buttons, looking for something easy to watch – I need to watch easy things, just now”