“In this business it is absolutely necessary to be able to laugh at ourselves,” said Sir Eric Pearce in 1969.
Pearce was talking to the GTV9 crew during a staff Christmas party, where the crew got silly in the privacy of their own video time capsule.
“Now, for those of you who have seen a staff show, then you know what it is. And to all of you, take a very close look at why you could be a star.
While this video was intended to air during a staff Christmas party, it was never meant to see the light of day. But YouTube ensures that we can look back with joy, and sometimes horror, on what passed for office hijackings at the time.
Warning: some period comedies may be offensive!