Brit Pop Movies of a Certain Age


Episode 2 - Six-Five Special

Season 1, Ep. 2

“We announce the arrival of the delayed Six-Five Special to your listening device; we apologise for the late running of this service, this was due to knackered computers on the line.”

Enjoy Episode Two of our podcast, it turned out to be something of an epic, with a huge amount of performers, artists and crew to talk about – will it be the greatest contrast between the brevity of the synopsis and length of episode we’ll come across? We’ll find out…





Season 1 Episode 02 : Six-Five Special playlist

Train Kept A-Rollin' - an Evolution


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Lonnie Donegan Live at 27th Trowbridge Village Pump Festival (2000) [Matt was in the audience!] - begins at 1hr 1min

Billy Bragg’s essential tome on the rise & importance of skiffle: “Roots, Radicals and Rockers: How Skiffle Changed the World” (2017)

We played: "Train Kept A-Rollin'" (Bradshaw/Mann) & "Jack o' Diamonds" (Trad arr Donegan)

Films Referenced:

Discoveries [Feat. Carroll Levis] (1939)        

Great Expectations (1946)

Vice Versa (1948)       

Emergency Call (1952)       

The Tommy Steele Story (1957)        

The Good Companions (1957)      

Fiend Without a Face (1958)        

The Duke Wore Jeans (1958)

Carry On Sergeant (1958)

The Revenge Of Frankenstein (1958)

Ben-Hur (1959)

Carry On Constable (1960)        

Saturday Night And Sunday Morning (1961)

Carry On Regardless (1961)

Twice Round the Daffodils (1962)        

Carry on Cabby (1963)

Carry On Jack (1963)

Billy Liar (1963)

Carry On Cleo (1964)

Carry On Cowboy (1965)

Darling (1965)

Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965)

Carry On Screaming (1966)

Morgan - A Suitable Case For Treatment (1966)

Carry On Up the Khyber (1968)        

Finian's Rainbow (1968)       

Carry On Again Doctor (1969)        

Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)        

Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972 (Obviously))        

Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (1973)

Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World (1973)        

The National Health (1973)        

Pete's Dragon (1977)       

The Shining (1980)        

Stan & Ollie (2019)        

TV & Audio Referenced:

Doctor Who: Inferno (1970)        

Doctor Who: The Mind of Evil (1971)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Crooked Man (1984)        

Harry Potter Audiobooks - Jim Dale (2007)

Jim Dale - One Show (2015)

Murder in Soho: Who Killed Freddie Mills? (2018)

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Episode 3 - Band of Thieves and Dateline Diamonds

Season 1, Ep. 3
After several months hiding out in a safehouse owned by Jimmy the Greek, Matt “Fingers” Bragg & Gavin “The Tonsils” Lazarus feel the heat’s died down enough to head back daaaaaahn the old manor with a swag-bag containing the latest episode of Brit Pop Movies of a Certain Age - a Pop-and-Cop double-bill, giving it plenty of verbal regarding the movies “Band of Thieves” (1962) and “Dateline Diamonds” (1966).Singin’ like bleedin’ canaries they are. But stick it in your shell-likes or we’ll send the boys raaaahhhnd.Oh - and you ain’t seen us - orwright?!Email:bpmoaca@gmail.comFacebook: Notes: 1 Episode 03: Pop-and-Cop Playlist“This is a Journey Into Sound…” PlaylistLinks:Band of Thieves and Dateline Diamonds can both be found on Renown Pictures’ excellent DVD box set“Films With a Beat”, available to purchase here“Owning Up”, George Melly’s fine memoir detailing the Trad Jazz scene of the 1950s“Small Faces: The Young Mods' Forgotten Story by Paolo Hewitt (1995)“All or Nothing” - The Small Faces musical…and if you’re still in Lockdown and gagging for a pint, have a vicarious trip down the boozer via the BFI’s “Roll Out the Barrel” DVD set; includes the short films “All in Good Time” (1964) and “Under the Table You Must Go” (1969) as referenced in this edition of the podcastWe played:“All I Wanna Do is Sing” (Acker Bilk/Norrie Paramor/Peter Pavey)“I Think of You” (David Gold/Keith Mansfield)“I’ve Got Mine” (Steve Marriott/Ronnie Lane/Jimmy Winston/Kenney Jones)

Episode 1 – The Young Ones

Season 1, Ep. 1
In which Matt and Gavin discuss Cliff Richard’s 1961 movie “The Young Ones”Email: bpmoaca@gmail.comFacebook: 1 - The Young Ones Spotify Playlist The Young Ones (1961) on DVD…or if you can find it, this triple-DVD pack with “Summer Holiday” and “Wonderful Life” which features commentaries from directors Sidney J Furie & Peter YatesCliff Richard – Desert Island Discs (1960) - Cliff discusses his career thus far and his upcoming starring movie roleOn the set of The Young Ones (raw footage) David Frost pays “tribute” to Norrie Paramor (TW3 1962, begins at 13’30”)The Ipcress File (Opening Sequence (1965))Harry Enfield parodies Cliff movies in "Keep Your Hair On, Daddio" (Norbert Smith: A Life (1989))We played: "Got a Funny Feeling" (Welch/Marvin)Films/TV Referenced:The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957)April Love (Trailer (1958))No Trees in the Street (1959)Bottoms Up! (1960)A Kind of Loving (1962)The Boys (1962)Danger By My Side (1962)The Servant (1963)Bye Bye Birdie (1963)The Party's Over (1963/5)The Ipcress File (1965) – Full MovieCurse of the Fly (1965)Doctor Who – “The Massacre” (1966)Island of Terror (1966)Brides of Fu Man Chu (1966)Funny Girl (1968)Oh! What a Lovely War (1969)The Owl And The Pussycat (1970)Play It Again, Sam (1972)The Sunshine Boys (1975)Funny Lady (1975)The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)The Goodbye Girl (1977)California Suite (1978)Pennies From Heaven (1980)Footloose (1984)The Secret of My Success (1987)Steel Magnolias (1989)Boys on the Side (1995)