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Oxford Road Show

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Directed by  Peter Hamilton
Original language(s)  English
No. of episodes  63
Final episode date  March 1985
Number of episodes  63
Country of origin  United Kingdom
No. of seasons  5
First episode date  January 1981
Number of seasons  5
Genre  Pop music television series
Presented by  Peter Powell, Janice Long, Timmy Mallett, Richard Witts, Victoria Studd
Cast  Peter Powell, Timmy Mallett, Janice Long, Richard Witts
Similar  The Old Grey Whistle T, Rock Goes to College, The Tube, Wide Awake Club, Wacaday

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Oxford Road Show is a pop music magazine show broadcast on BBC2 from the BBC's New Broadcasting House, Oxford Road, Manchester between 1981 and 1985. The show featured music, pop music news and competitions. Later it was known as ORS 84 and ORS 85. The show was presented as addressing issues for young adults by young adults.


Many bands and artists popular at the time performed on the show including The Cure, Queen, Spandau Ballet, Duran Duran, Simple Minds, U2, Marillion, Depeche Mode and The Smiths.

The show had several presenters including Peter Powell, Jackie Spreckley, Janice Long, Timmy Mallett, Richard Witts, Rob Rohrer and Victoria Studd.

The show was later parodied as "Nozin' Aroun'" in the first episode of The Young Ones.

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Oxford Road Show Wikipedia