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Multi-Coloured Swap Shop 

Saturday morning children's show which as well as having music and guests also had kids phone in and swap toys with each other.
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Series cast summary:
Noel Edmonds ...  Himself - Presenter / ... 29 episodes, 1976-1982
Keith Chegwin ...  Himself - Presenter 27 episodes, 1976-1982
John Craven John Craven ...  Himself - Presenter 26 episodes, 1976-1982
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Saturday morning children's show which as well as having music and guests also had kids phone in and swap toys with each other.

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Family | Talk-Show

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1976 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Swap Shop See more »

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Runtime:

(220 Episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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The first ever star guests to appear on Swap Shop were Tom Baker and Elisabeth Sladen, The Doctor and Sarah Jane from Doctor Who (1963). See more »

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Featured in Star Wars at the BBC (2015) See more »

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Wonder of many colours!
9 October 2005 | by russ-sSee all my reviews

I feel I should defend the Multi-Coloured Swap Shop as I feel Theo was a little unfair on it! This was a time of innocence, a time of getting exited when a friend owned a Soda-Stream! You mentioned about a more 'cynical' time now and isn't it good that it wasn't such a cynical time, many kids loved the 'MCSS', myself and my younger brother included. Yes you could watch the mindless Tiswas but for the more erudite and intelligent child, the MCSS offered a lot more! And could anything be funnier than Keith Chegwin, answer me that?! Not forgetting of course, the gorgeous Maggie Philbin and the extremely interesting John Craven. But honestly, I loved MCSS and would love to see it again! Takes me back to Saturday mornings, watching MCSS till 12 and then turning over to watch the footy on ITV presented by Dickie Davies, followed by the wrestling, Big Daddy against Giant Haystacks. It might be fashionable to say you preferred Tiswas but MCSS offered a lot more!

Long live Noel Edmonds!


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