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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.

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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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References

Oxford Road Show Wikipedia


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