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  • #242216

    Captain Star

    HI, can you please identify the name of a 1989 BBC2 schools programme on the FX of Red Dwarf. I taped it at the time, but its long gone.

    The programme featured a female presenter interviewing Peter Wragg along side a demonstration of the Starbug model flying through the Hanger bay set/doors re-erected in the studio.

    The show ended with the Presenter saying “Take it away Mr Rimmer” followed by a montage of model shots as the credits rolled.

    Its been bugging me for years & nobody else seems to remember it & it never turned up on the DVDs

    #242217

    MANI506

    We watched that at school! I was an avid viewer of Red Dwarf from series 2 but I only went bananas when V went out. Would love to see this again.

    #242219

    Jawscvmcdia

    Was it “SMALL WORD”?

    Broadcast on BBC TWO England on the 10 July 1989 at 13:10.

    Synopsis:
    Model Spacecraft
    Presenter Eric Thompson Featuring the modelling of Mat Irvine, a BBC special effects designer, whose major interest is making model spacecraft.
    Producer PAUL SMITH BBC Bristol (R)

    #242220

    Ben Saunders

    Man, if they showed something Red Dwarf related at my primary school I would have gone utterly nuts, I was well into Dwarf from a very young age. Hope you find it

    #242221

    Dave

    Would that make it the TV debut of Starbug?

    #242225

    Captain Star

    It wasn’t Small World. That was used as an extra on a Doctor Who DVD, so it couldn’t be that.

    The woman presenter was a common sight on TV at the time, but cant remember her name to search credits. She was kind of similar to Carol Vorderman.

    #242230

    GlenTokyo

    G&TV incoming if this can be found.

    #242241

    Taiwan Tony

    Janet Ellis?

    #242287

    Darrell

    This is very interesting!

    #242288

    Captain Star

    I tried her credits but nothing matched. I’ve tried Caron Keating as well & Vorderman (to be sure)

    #242292

    Lily

    Would Maggie Philben (sp?) be a possibility? She used to do Tomorrows World, so that sort of show sounds like it would be a fit maybe?

    #242293

    Jawscvmcdia

    Could it have been?

    “DAYTIME ON TWO” 24 Feb. 1989

    12.20pm English File: Science Fiction: Visions of Tomorrow
    The image of science fiction as only being about poorly characterised space heroes saving the universe is challenged in this new film programme.

    #242372

    CB3

    Could be Kate Bellingham? She presented Tomorrow’s World in the early 90s, but before that did a BBC Schools programme called Techno (though she appears to be credited as Dilly Bellingham for this on Genome).

    From 19th March 1990:

    Techno

    9: Dilly Bellingham tries out a robotic fashion mannequin in Tokyo and visits pneumatic rock stars in London. Why is taking a picture of a rubbish skip as difficult as a falcon in flight? To help with this, Mat Irvine and Dilly explore the world of model engineering. Assistant producer Derek Butler Series producer Robin Mudge

    Well none of that makes much sense to me, but a possible contender?

    #242373

    Darrell

    This is a mad tangent, but I’ve just realised that the reason the GELF chase in Beyond A Joke remained in its model version for the show – rather than being replaced with CGI – could have been because they already had the How Do They Do That? cross-promotion lined up and couldn’t contradict it.

    #242376

    Captain Star

    Kate Bellingham looks about right & the programme title “Techno” sounds familiar (it did have a funky synthesizer theme tune).

    #242400

    si

    it did have a funky synthesizer theme tune

    #242465

    Paul Muller

    This sounds brilliant, hope it turns up.

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