'Babycham': trade name of a light, sparkling perry invented by Francis Edwin Showering (1912-1995),a brewer in Shepton Mallet,Somerset. Launched in 1953,marketed w/ pioneering TV ads.The first alcoholic product to be advertised on UK TV.Popular throughout the 1960s & 70s,appeal waned w/ cheaply available alternatives & tightening of regulations governing alcohol ads.1996 saw a major relaunch of the brand & reintroduction of the fawn mascot,a giant model of which can be seen outside the…

'Babycham': trade name of a light, sparkling perry invented by Francis Edwin Showering (1912-1995),a brewer in Shepton Mallet,Somerset. Launched in 1953,marketed w/ pioneering TV ads.The first alcoholic product to be advertised on UK TV.Popular throughout the 1960s & 70s,appeal waned w/ cheaply available alternatives & tightening of regulations governing alcohol ads.1996 saw a major relaunch of the brand & reintroduction of the fawn mascot,a giant model of which can be seen outside the…

School milk - it came in bottles, then bags, then cartons, then Thatcher the milk snatcher took it away altogether! Frozen in Winter, turned in the summer.

School milk - it came in bottles, then bags, then cartons, then Thatcher the milk snatcher took it away altogether! Frozen in Winter, turned in the summer.

Andrew Simpson: Blancmange ........ with a bit of nostalgia and a history lesson in fast food from the 19th century

Andrew Simpson: Blancmange ........ with a bit of nostalgia and a history lesson in fast food from the 19th century

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