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Offline JerryNotts

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The Repair Shop BBC2
« on: August 24, 2019, 03:44:50 AM »
Has anyone else been watching these programmes?

The people doing the work seem specialists in their particular fields.

Well worth a look to see what is going on, but not much in the way of engineering but more cosmetic. However it makes a change from the usual drivel broadcast in the early evening.

Jerry

Offline awemawson

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Re: The Repair Shop BBC2
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2019, 05:01:36 AM »
Perhaps I'm getting too cynical in my old age, but the few episodes that I've seen seemed very artificial and staged.
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Offline charadam

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Re: The Repair Shop BBC2
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2019, 05:30:50 AM »
It is staged - at least, the obligatory tears at the end.

However, I think it is a worthwhile programme as it is very popular for a niche topic and exposes
 some skilled people to a wider audience.

It even came up in the pub on Friday evening!

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Re: The Repair Shop BBC2
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2019, 04:08:49 AM »
Andrew
Every thing on TV is staged and artificial.

My own belief in broadcasting was crushed by a series you might remember 'Drop the Dead Donkey'.
 
If you look at any form of communication that we experience, TV, Radio, Print and the dreaded social media you have to consume more than a pinch of salt before digesting.

Jerry

Offline Fergus OMore

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Re: The Repair Shop BBC2
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2019, 06:07:49 AM »
As I have an ear for music like Van Gogh, I DID enjoy the the one about musical boxes- if you will pardon me commenting!

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Offline russ57

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Re: The Repair Shop BBC2
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2019, 09:21:44 AM »
It's even been shown in Oz!

I enjoyed it, of course would like a lot more detail as to why and what was done, but at at least it does give a good idea of the process undertaken.

A lot better than much that is on.
At least the producers fought the urge to turn every interaction into a conflict...

Russ