Telly Savalas and the Quota Quickies
Saturday 26th April, 10:30, BBC Radio 4
In the 1970s, Birmingham attempted to reinvent itself as a city of the future – and recruited Telly Savalas to voice the narrative. A world of multi-storey car parks, concrete shopping centres and motorways…
In ‘Telly Savalas and the Quota Quickies’, Laurie Taylor recalls a series of 1970s B-Movies, created by the late Harold Baim, in which Hollywood star Telly Savalas waxes lyrical about the charms of certain British cities not generally recognised as tourist attractions.