|Radio Sounds Familiar|
|Hello I’m Gary, the guy behind ‘Radio Sounds Familiar’. Every since I can remember I’ve always loved TV and Film soundtracks, particularly those from my formative years that being the 1960’s and 1970’s. I really enjoying tapping into the much under rated genre known as Library music, if you dig deep enough you can unearth some real gems. That’s what ‘Radio Sounds Familiar’ is all about. Thanks for visiting and please come back soon. If you'd like to comment please click on the Blog Name and a comments dialogue box will open.|
Arthur Haynes was one of Britain’s most popular entertainers in the late 1950’s up until his untimely death in 1966. His television programme ‘The Arthur Haynes Show’ made by ATV London, commanded top ratings for Independent Television.
Forgotten for many years, it’s now possible to watch these shows again, the last of the seven volumes of this archive has now been released. And I urge you if you’ve never heard Arthur Haynes, or have memories of his shows watch them again on DVD...
I’ve just finished watching the DVD box set of ‘The Ghosts of Motley Hall’. Made by Granada Television, these 20 episodes were originally broadcast between 1976 and 1978.
What a delight, well
written, directed and acted.
The writer, Richard Carpenter, already had a formidable track record, having created the iconic ‘Catweasle’ television series and with his previous work on ‘The Adventures of Black Beauty’.
The music, by composer Wilfred Josephs
is well suited to the series...