Johnny B Goode , Roll over Beethoven and Nadine are the highlights as the legendary rock 'n' roller and inventor of the duck walk performs at the BBC Television Theatre in 1972. Including an epic rendition of the innuendo-laden My Ding-a-Ling.
Tom Baker, Kylie and Robbie Williams provided voices for the recent movie version, but what's the story of the original TV series? Created by a French animator, the series was reinterpreted for Britain with memorable characters such as Dougal the sarcastic dog and Dylan the spaced-out rabbit. Time Shift charts the show's history and reveals how the series transformed the careers of actor Eric Thompson and animator Ivor Wood.
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