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STRAMASH! THE BIG NOISE FROM GLASGOW

BBC1
4th October 1965 - 3rd January 1966

Stramash! (emphasis on the second syllable) means riot, and was based in the home of the phrase, Glasgow.

Featuring regulars Lulu and The Luvvers, Chris McClure, The Senate with Sol Byron, and two dance troupes The Stramashers and The Lindella Movers, this is another one of the great lost pop TV shows with no known copies existing.

Producer by David Bell used available local talent, but one English act who appeared regularly was piano player and singer Peter London (looking a lot like Elton John mid-nineties). One memorable show in it’s run featured Paul Simon in his solo folk days.