The Thinking Woman’s Guide to The Goodies

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The Thinking Woman’s Guide to The Goodies

With Samira Ahmed and Graeme Garden

Thursday 15th Feb.
20:30 Lantern Hall at Bristol Beacon
£16.00 (£12.00/£8.00 concs)

Broadcaster Samira Ahmed quizzes Graeme Garden on whether it is time to re-appraise the hit 1970s/80s TV series The Goodies – co-created and performed by Graeme with Tim Brooke-Taylor and Bill Oddie.

Back then, the series was often seen as ‘kids stuff’. But with the help of hand-picked extracts, Samira Ahmed argues that the series has been overlooked as a catalyst for social change – making ground-breaking challenges to prevailing attitudes of the time by defying gender stereotypes and boldly addressing still topical issues, including censorship, apartheid and more..

Approx event running time 90mins