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Talking Pictures TV

Antonia Quirke talks to Noel Cronin, the man behind cult channel Talking Pictures TV, which specialises in those old movies you used to catch on afternoon telly.

With Antonia Quirke

Antonia talks to Noel Cronin, the man behind cult channel Talking Pictures TV, which specialises in those old movies you used to catch on afternoon telly, often when you were ill from school. He explains how he runs a TV station from his home in the Hertfordshire countryside.

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28 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Noel Cronin
Presenter Antonia Quirke

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