RESL 67 Shoestring

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Catalogue numberRESL 67
Sleeve picturePicture of RESL 67 Shoestring by artist George Fenton from the BBC records and Tapes library
ArtistGeorge Fenton
Cover conditionVery Good Plus
Record conditionVery Good Plus
BBC records label codeE
BBC Records label
Item deleted?Yes
LabelBBC Records
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Distributed / printed byBBC
Media typePrimary
Media genreDramas View all other tracks listed as Dramas.
Run-off codes / Shop bar codesRESL 67 A-1<>MB T 1
RESL 67 B-1<>MB X 1
RESL 67 A-1<>MB D 1
RESL 67 B-1<>MB E 1
Lacquer cut at and byPye Studios - Mike Brown. Information provided by Discogs website.
My rating4
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What type of seller was used?Physical shop
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Total length of media 5:50.


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I could never quite work out why a DJ would also solve crimes, but then again the US would do a similar programme! The music is good, though I wonder if a DJ would have ever played it on their show?
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Extra notes on cover, middle (gatefold sleeve) and any inserts

The theme music of the popular BBC TV thriller series, starring Trevor Eve as "Eddie Shoestring", with Michael Medwin, Daran Godwin and Liz Crawther. Format by Richard Harris and Robert Banks Stewart, and produced for BBC TV by Robert Banks Stewart.

NOTE: Two versions of the cover exist. The second includes a picture of Liz.

Other versions

I have the title track on these releases:
[albums]BBC 3006-iAUS50 BBC TV themes (Australian import)
[cds]PLAY 010The a to z of British TV themes - Volume 3
[albums]REH 378BBC detective themes
[albums]REH 391Top BBC TV themes - Volume 3
[albums]REH 46420 BBC drama themes
[cds]SPHCD 700120 top TV and movie hits

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Further information

BBC Radio Enterprises Ltd and BBC Enterprises Ltd, predecessors of BBC Worldwide / BBC Worldwide Ltd., the BBC's commercial arm. Formed 1968 and 1979 respectively, they were a subsidiary wholly owned by the BBC and merged into BBC Worldwide in 1995. In that time, there were companies set up within or structured brands as part of the company to deal with separate parts of the business, e.g. BBC Records for recorded audio. Sometimes written as BBC Enterprise Ltd.

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