The Ferryhill Philosophers?

Discussion in 'SMB' started by Abu Dhabi Red and White, Mar 20, 2017.

  1. Did anyone on here listen to this BBC radio play?

    Any good?
  2. Never really thought about it
  3. EchoMan

    EchoMan Winger

    Any good? or Any God?
  4. [​IMG]
  5. JonMc

    JonMc Striker

    It were canny. Not life changing but it brought back a few memories. It was about Easington and the strike as much as Ferryhill.
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2017
  6. EchoMan

    EchoMan Winger

    If I could open that I'm sure I would find it would be very amusing. But as I can't, maybe I don't exist after all.
  7. willin'

    willin' Midfield

    I'm from Ferryhill many moons ago so I started to listen to it out of parochial interest. Got bored and switched off after about 15 minutes.
  8. Was that the first episode mate?
  9. Zidane

    Zidane Winger

    Did the FCF feature in it in their battles with Chilton Trojans and Spennymoor New Breed?!
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  10. JonMc

    JonMc Striker

  11. Yorkshire lad? Ferryhill not Ferrybridge!
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  12. willin'

    willin' Midfield

    Aye probably. Nothing against it but it's not my thing. The writer is the son of Sid Chaplin who my father and grandfather knew reasonably well.
  13. It was on a few years ago, have they repeated it?
  14. Tin hat on but I find most of the stuff done about our history is a bit twee and condescending.

    The one thing I enjoyed was a programme about the miners who had a painting club.
  15. Up to Series 3 now - not sure how recent it is though. I'm downloading the first one.
  16. BlackOps

    BlackOps Winger

    Whats it all about like?
  17. janiep

    janiep Striker

    Yes and yes.
  18. That's the gist of it :)
  19. Full monty
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