grange hill

Well it’s over the hill now for the long-running kids tv programme as it was announced yesterday that it’s about to be axed at the end of the year. It’s of no particular concern to me – it was always something my kids enjoyed rather than me. But they were discussing it last night on Richard Bacon’s late night radio show. They were discussing some of the notable plot-lines from the TV programme’s 30 year history and then asked listeners to e-mail them with examples of their school day pranks etc. One was an actual belter; this guy described how he and some mates released 3 sheep into his school (I think it was mirroring a prank shown in GH) and they painted the numbers 1, 2 and 4 onto the side of the sheep. The animals were quickly rounded up by the staff of course, but the teachers then spent hours hunting around for ‘missing’ sheep 3…. Ewe pranksters! Childish, yeh but it made me smile. Oh and which popular quiz show shared the theme music with GH? Listen below…


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Having decided on a change of life by moving home from the UK to Italy, this is the story and thoughts of a man on a personal journey from the Blackpool Tower to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, in search of la dolce vita. After several olive harvests he's now back in London but en route he shares his very personal perspectives on life.

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