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Coronation Street : The 1970's (10 Disc Box Set) [&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Patricia Phoenix
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5.0 out of 5 stars Corrie at its best!, 18 April 2011
Having being born in the eighties I only ever read of Corries impact with the viewing public in the sixties and seventies in various publications.The sixties were the first decade of the series so naturally a great deal more attention is placed on this era,while that is quite rightly justified given the quality of writing and acting in that era I found viewing this collection to actually bridge the gap between characters and events which took place in the sixties to now in the present day.Some of the most popular long standing characters made their first appearance in the show during this period namely brassy blonde bairmaid Bet Lynch,fiery red haired Rita Littlewood,nervous shop girl Mavis… Read more
Coronation Street : The 1960's (10 Disc Box Set) [&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ William Roache
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This ten disc box set collection features eight episods per disc.Eighty in total which makes for a rather comprehensive collection of Corrie in the sixties its first and arguably most loved decade on screen.Kicking off with disc one and the very first episode [we actually have on disc one the first eight]we meet charcters who would not only be ingrained in the public concious for decades after but also as famous as members of the royal family and icons of our age.Hairnetted battleaxe Ena Sharples is the acid tounged matriarch of the street and is down right terryfying,though she tries to uphold the moral values of the street on numerous occasions she does so in a way which often offends her… Read more
Please Yourself (Platinum Re-Issue) ~ Bananarama
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4.0 out of 5 stars A Return to Pop!, 11 April 2011
Following the departure of Jacqui O Sullivan the girls were reduced to a duo consisting of founder members Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward but proove they are more then capable of delivering pop which still resonates with their fans and the dancefloor.Sadly the edge of previous album Pop Life and the mixed variety of styles and tempos from their 80s heyday is not to be found here rather a set of europop style songs mostly upbeat and catchy but not the girls at their absoloute best.Still their first record as a duo was a compitant one and it reunites them with the also reduced to a duo Stock and Waterman who create the concept Abba Banana which maybe explains the euro feel of the album and… Read more