Spira’s distinctive form came from new chocolate extrusion technology. And rumour has it that some Spira customers used to bite the ends of the hollow chocolate ‘straw’ and then use it to drink hot beverages, melting the inside. So wrong it’s right!

Spira bar launch in 1987 similar to the Twirl. I think i preferred the Spira. I don't remember them being but they should bring these back!

The BBC test card F. Introduced in 1967 and used up to 1998. The girl's name was Carole and she was the 8 year old daughter of George Hersee, a BBC engineer and designer of the card.

The test card: when a girl and a clown ruled the airwaves

BBC Test Card: Test Card showing during production tests and during broadcasting interuptions

Fuse bars - basically everything you can think of that might be in a chocolate bar, at the same time.

I'm so sad that at Labels Zoo we make labels now - they were much cooler in the Fuse bars - basically everything you can think of that might be in a chocolate bar, at the same time.

Nostalgic TV favourite from Childrens BBC in the 80s and 90s. With Zoe Ball, the Why Bird, Peggy, Poppy, Dot, Humphry, Lizzie, Wobble and Mr. Jolly. CBeebies Grown-ups love this!

Play Days was one of the best programmes and if it stopped at the Why Bird stop it might be a good day. You might have also sang along to the theme tune and asked: What's the sign on the lollypop?

Andi Peters, Toby Anstis, Otis the Aardvark, Phillip Schofield, Gordon the Gopher, Andy Crane.

Celebrating a decade of CBBC (from left to right): Andi Peters, Toby Anstis, Otis the Aardvark, Phillip Schofield, Gordon the Gopher and Andy Crane - 1995

Remember 'Why Don't You'? From BBC Cardiff. This kids TV show from the 80s famously asked 'Why Don't You Just Switch Off Your Television Set and Go and Do Something Less Boring Instead?' Also a nostalgic public service advert too about stranger danger.

From BBC Cardiff. This kids TV show from the famously asked 'Why Don't You Just Switch Off Your Television Set and Go and Do Something Less Boring Instead?' Also a nostalgic public service advert too about stranger danger.

Cadburys Fuse - gone but not forgotten - do you remember them ?

Cadburys Fuse - gone but not forgotten - do you remember them ?


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