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 Post subject: Chalet school TV choices
PostPosted: 10 Aug 2018, 00:33 
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A silly discussion topic that might not go anywhere, but what TV / film / radio / theatre shows do you think Chalet characters might like? Any time period, just thinking what their streaming services library might look like!

I could see some pf the ones below, what do you think?

Tom and Jack Lambert - How it’s made, documentaries, maybe Tom social rebuild shows, Extreme Makeover Home edition etc? (I can suddenly see Tom being a carpenter on that, mixing the helping people side with woodwork! She’d be really short in conversation but build up a fan following for just getting on with stuff and getting the job done!)

Con - maybe Game of Thrones ? (Never watched so not sure but seems possible?) or maybe period dramas? Robin Hood?

Richenda - Antiques Roadshow, Real Deal / flog it type shows?

Or similar theme, what show might see them on? Cornelia’s band on a talent show, Katherine Gordon commentating on sports perhaps?

These aren’t great examples, but hopefully others could add to it? Or maybe guilty pleasure shows that might not expect? I feel maybe Nell would like Dr Who, and Big Bang Theory but I have no idea why I think that!

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Mary-Lou on an archaeology programme - something like Time Team.

Miss Durrant could present Strictly Come Dancing, and Karen, Anna and Frau Mieders could present Great Austrian Bake Off.

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Jack (but possibly not Tom) would love Mythbusters!

Joey would be hooked on One Born Every Minute and would always have a worse, or better, story.

Matey would be unavailable whenever 24 Hours in A&E is on.


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Tom would definitely enjoy Grand Designs and many of the make-over shows. She might also have an eye to The Antiques Roadshow and other programmes about antiques in case an old dolls house turned up there.

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Jack Maynard would be the doctor on This Morning, or would watch the other medical shows.

Thekla would love Downton Abbey, wishing she was part of the family :)

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Lol, can see Joey and Jack as one of these huge family reality TV programs.

Wonder how The Dog Whisperer would deal with Bruno !

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Come to think of it, a very long list of people might well end up on The Jeremy Kyle Show or Oprah ...

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Joan Baker could be on the Loose Women panel.


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Rosamund Lilley presenting Gardeners World
Tom Gay on Songs of Praise


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Hilda Annersley and/or Nell Wilson - Educating Oberland


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Nancy or Kathie - Orange is the new black (veering over into Netflix for a bit)

Matey - The Crown or re-runs of ER

Hilda - BBC4 documentaries about history / literature / art - things with Mary Beard or Sister Wendy Beckett


Nipping across to Radio 4....
I have a suspicion Nell would be a fan of I'm Sorry I Havent A Clue, while Hilda would probably quite like Women's Hour


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I now have an image of Tom Gay in a jumpsuit for Challenge Anneka


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Jack would be a Top Gear fan. And isn't Yseult supposed to be into Arthurian legend? Maybe she'd like Merlin.

I can imagine some of the 'sillier' girls, like Felicity King, would be into Love Island.


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I bet EMBD herself was a fan of Dr Finlay's Casebook...


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We know Nell is a fan of Just William - so she'd like Martin Jarvis reading them not been on for a while but they do get repeated sometimes on R4


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I wonder if Robot Wars might be popular, all the robots are handcrafted after all! I bet Tom and Jack Lambert would like it anyway.


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Bobcat wrote:
Nipping across to Radio 4....
I have a suspicion Nell would be a fan of I'm Sorry I Havent A Clue, while Hilda would probably quite like Women's Hour


Hmm, I think I disagree with you there, Bobcat! :twisted: I suspect Hilda would also have enjoyed the first one. She and Nell shared a ready wit, and a fund of all-round knowledge. And I'm quite sure Nell would have twitted her about listening to Women's Hour. :roll:

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Jem - Foyle's War. All that war intrigue. Also maybe House and the very unusual ailments.


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Margot - The Sound of music, with an interest in becoming a nun!

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Margot - The Sound of music, with an interest in becoming a nun!


Or changing her mind and marrying a Captain!


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