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Cool It


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starring Phil Cool
Phil Says 'Obscurity Knocks ' Phil Cool introduces the show in which you, the viewer, send another act into oblivion for ever, while the losers get a series with HTV. Featuring tonight:
The Trinity Sisters - three singing nuns who wear their habits six inches above the knee; and Max Teflon with his incredible impersonations of frying pans. Or failing that, 30 minutes of amazing comedy and impressions ... Written by PHIL COOL
Associate producer LES WARD Director DAVID WEIR
Producer STEVE WEDDLE BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Phil Cool
Introduces: Phil Cool
Introduces: Max Teflon
Written By: Phil Cool
Written By: Paul Alexander.
Written By: Keith Donnelly
Written By: Barry Faulkner
Producer: Les Ward
Director: David Weir
Producer: Steve Weddle

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Feedback about Cool It, BBC Two England, 21.00, 8 September 1988
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This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

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