Very well known Exeweb poster
- Jun 19, 2005
- Hampshire. Heart's in N Devon
Thing was with New Faces and Oppotunity Knocks the people who were contestants we either Joe Public or those who had plied their trade at working mens club, Pubs and variety shows and those who won were actually talented, Marti Caine, Les Dawson, Lenny Henry, even Bobby Crush all made a (Long) careers, Not full of wannabee's like the X Factor has or BGT, No longevity except for a very few, The judges were harsh though but weren't out to humiliate like they do nowadays.Yes....Trying to imagine Arthur Askey between Mickie Most & Tony Hatch...Noel Edmonds was a judge too, Radio 1 DJs were held in high esteem it would seem in those days.