Golden Oldie Picture Show, Little Willy – photos by Gail Herbert

Photos by Gail Herbert, no reproduction without permission.

The ‘Golden Oldie Picture Show’, was an entertainment series presented and linked by Radio 1 D.J., Dave Lee Travis between 1985-88.  Guest directors would shoot music videos for past hits, which had never had videos made.  It was their chance to interpret a song visually in whatever way they wanted.

These photos are from the video for ‘Sweet’s’ 1973 hit song ‘Little Willy’.  It was recorded in Stratford Upon Avon.  The cameraman is Jim Knights – shown in the photos.  The make up artist checking the tramp is Val Ackrill.

Regional TV, ‘Day Out’ – photos by Gail Herbert

These photos are from the 1983 regional TV series Day Out produced at Pebble Mill.  The first three photos feature Derby; the next four Tewksbury; and the last two the Peak District.  The cameraman in the first photo is Chris Weaver,  in the Tewksbury photos the cameraman is Jim Knights, and soundman Keith Conlon, with Gail Herbert P.A.; the cameraman in the Peak District photos is Pete Smith, Trina Bond the P.A and Mike Derby the director.

Jim Knights & Gail Herbert