What A Year – Part 1, 1974

Everyone else does it so we thought we’d try our own version.  Welcome to What A Year, each week we’ll pick some headlines, a record, some classic TV moments and look at the sitcoms starting and ending that year.  Hopefully it’ll bring back memories and we’ll keep it going.

In the news, 1974

In Music

 

 

David Essex had the best selling song of the year

On TV

Tom Baker took on the role of Doctor Who

 

 

Now cult, Kids TV series Bagpuss airs for the first time

Making Us Laugh

Monty Python’s Flying Circus came to an end on TV after seven series of classic sketches

 

 

Terry and June made their TV debut

 

 

Ken Dodd had his own TV show

The Social Club came to TV

 

 

Steptoe and Son’s final series began, it would come to an end with a Christmas Special later in the year

 

 

 

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