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IRN review 1977

Title
IRN review 1977
Genre
News report; Interview; Press conference; Speech; Special
TX Date
Dec 1977
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:24:19
Description
Paul Woodley’s IRN Review, Christmas 1977. Subjects include celebrity deaths (including Elvis Presley, Maria Callas, Marc Bolan, and Bing Crosby); state visits; accidents, disasters and terrorist incidents; social unrest; industrial disputes; devolution; Silver Jubilee celebrations; the advent of punk rock; sporting highlights; the birth of a son to Princess Anne and Mark Phillips.
Contributors
Jimmy Carter; Anwar Sadat; Paul Woodley; James Callaghan; Queen Elizabeth II; Denis Healey; Roy Grantham; Freddie Laker; Roger Godsiff; Betty Williams; Ric Davies; Rita Carter; George Ward; Kerry Packer; Mairead Corrigan; Todd Slaughter; Steve Harley; Bing Crosby; David Wilsworth; Bobby Moore; Ally MacLeod; Dickie Henderson; Mrs Henderson; Virginia Wade; Kermit the Frog (Muppet character)
Keywords
Air accidents; Deaths; Politics; Social conflicts; Sport; Strikes; Labour disputes; Northern Ireland; Economics; Anniversary celebrations; Terrorism; UK; British Leyland; Devolution; National Front; Notting Hill Carnival; Famous people; Royal family; Royalty; Anwar Sadat; Elvis Presley; Disasters; Punk music; Peter Phillips; Grunwick; Industrial plants; Jubilees; Maria Callas; Marc Bolan; Bing Crosby; Sex Pistols (rock band); The Muppets (TV characters); Births; Strikes (events); Grunwick Strike (1976-1978)

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