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Old 30th Jan 2018, 8:39 pm   #1
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I've just found this excellent series (first shown in 1997) on the BBC i-player. This particular episode is devoted to the revolution in household electrical items in the 1950s/60s and uses some wonderful archive clips from Hoover, English Electric and others, including a great TV ad for the Hotpoint Countess - my current washing machine! There's also some lovely footage of vintage electrical showrooms etc.

Depending on what device you view this on, you may have to sign into i-player. On my NOW TV box you don't, but on my computer you do.

PS- Mods please move this if it's under the wrong section.
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Old 30th Jan 2018, 10:51 pm   #2
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Brilliant!! Watched two of them.
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