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Forty Years of F***


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1/2. Four decades of swearing on TV, starting with the issues that confronted the BBC and ITV from 1965 until the late 80s. Commenting on the influence of Kenneth Tynan, Alf Garnett and the Sex Pistols' infamous interview with Bill Grundy are John Lydon, Warren Mitchell, Ned Sherrin, Esther Rantzen, Tony Booth, Felix Dennis, Craig Charles, Siouxsie Sioux, Dick Clement, Alex Cox and Andrew Collins. New.


Interviewee: John Lydon
Interviewee: Warren Mitchell
Interviewee: Ned Sherrin
Interviewee: Esther Rantzen
Interviewee: Tony Booth
Interviewee: Felix Dennis
Interviewee: Craig Charles
Interviewee: Dick Clement
Interviewee: Alex Cox
Interviewee: Andrew Collins

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