First on this tape a trail for Heretic, a series that looks at scientific ‘heretics’ including Eric Laithwaite and Jacques Benveniste.
Then a trailer for Bob Monkhouse on Room 101.
Then, the start of a run of the first series of Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Wither Canada is the first episode, including the funniest joke in the world.
BBC Genome: BBC Two – 3rd July 1994 – 20:50
The next episode features Michael Palin as a creepy US TV host. “and she can run as fast as she can sing, hahaha. And I’m telling ya, ‘cos I know.” Rather timely, given this is being written a couple of days after the Trump Tapes were released.
There’s sketch where Michael Palin and Carol Cleveland go to Eric Idle’s marriage guidance counsellor.
BBC Genome: BBC Two – 10th July 1994 – 20:50
After this, there’s a trailer for Billy Connolly’s World Tour of Scotland, and for Athletics.
Then there’s the start of highlights of the the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
The recording ends after ten minutes of build-up. A short tape today.