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New Book Out Now - Proper Telly

I am absolutely delighted to announce that my latest book, Proper Telly, is now available to purchase in paperback from Amazon. A nostalgic journey back to the decades of the seventies and eighties, Proper Telly looks at the golden age of British television.



Here's the blurb from the back cover

Throughout the seventies and eighties, the true Golden Age of British Television, our screens were filled with children's delights such as Bagpuss and The Wombles, classic comedies like Porridge, Only Fools & Horses and Blackadder and fun American imports such as Magnum P.I. and The A Team.

In Proper Telly, child of the seventies Stuart Ball describes what is was like growing up during the glory days of British TV, when you could watch Top of the Pops on Thursday, wrestling on Saturday and The Muppet Show on Sunday. Along the way, he encounters mashed potato-loving aliens, remembers classic toys of the era and recalls the day the SAS interrupted the snooker. He also revisits the pheno…