Posted: Sat May 16, 2020 7:43 pm
Don't think I've mentioned Rewinder here before. It's a series that comes round from time to time on Radio 4 on Saturday mornings, delving into the BBC Sound Archives and coming up with some surprising discoveries. Some of you may remember a similar Monday-morning series many years ago, presented by the late John Ebdon amongst others - but this one's presented by 34-year-old Greg James, Radio 1 DJ and "self-confessed radio nerd". It has the added advantage of incorporating suggestions from listeners, and this week a request for recordings of Peter Cook brought up clips of his ill-fated BBC2 chat show Where Do I Sit?, which was cancelled after three episodes. Other TV material includes clips of Training Dogs the Woodhouse Way, Record Breakers and The Generation Game, but there's much else besides - including one recording which pre-dates the BBC!