It’s been a while since a TV compilation CD release contained many tracks I didn’t already have in my collection but ‘TV IS THE THING’ ( Fifties and Sixties Television Themes) is one of those rare breeds.  Containing some programmes I’d never heard of, but the themes are instantly  likable.

‘The Pursuers‘   a series that ran for forty episodes (1961)  and starred Louis Hayward as Inspector Bollinger in his  pursuit of  criminals and scoundrels on the mean streets of London with...


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