Friday, July 06, 2012

Tales From The Television - Part 19

Crossroads becomes the focus in this penultimate video, turning the clock back to a time when UK soap operas attracted massive viewing figures. The story lines may not be as dramatic but we grew up in simpler times where sex wasn't the main focus.

When Central TV took over the franchise from ATV, Crossroads fell out of favour with TV bosses and the beginning of the end for Crossroads began when Noele Gordon was axed from the long running Midland soap. It was a captivating yet heartbreaking to witness the departure of the Crossroads  matriarch who had been a positive role for women on TV being tossed aside like a used rag .......

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