Network 7

Network 7 was a short-lived but influential youth music and current affairs programme screened on Channel 4 over two series in 1987 and 1988.wikipedia
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Janet Street-Porter

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The series was created by Jane Hewland and Janet Street-Porter, who was also editor of the first series.
Street-Porter was editor of the Network 7 series on Channel Four from 1987.

Magenta Devine

Presenters included Jaswinder Bancil, Magenta Devine, Sankha Guha, Eric Harwood, Murray Boland, Tracey MacLeod, Sebastian Scott, and Trevor Ward.
Following her breakup with James, producer Janet Street-Porter booked Devine to be a presenter on Channel 4's youth programme Network 7.

Tracey MacLeod

Presenters included Jaswinder Bancil, Magenta Devine, Sankha Guha, Eric Harwood, Murray Boland, Tracey MacLeod, Sebastian Scott, and Trevor Ward.
MacLeod worked as a researcher for the BBC before making her on-screen debut in 1987 on Channel 4’s youth show Network 7.

Limehouse Studios

The show took place in a specially built 'caravan city' in Limehouse Studios, a deserted banana warehouse on the site of what is now One Canada Square.
Among the many programmes made at the studios at that time were Who Dares Wins (1983–88); Treasure Hunt (1982–89), including a celebrity episode in 1985 where the studio itself was the final "treasure" location; Janet Street-Porter's "yoof tv" series Network 7 (1987–88), broadcast live from the unconverted parts of the warehouse building; and Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1988).

Joanna Hogg

Flesh + Blood was a mini-series running each week for 14 minutes within Network 7, written by Joanna Hogg and featuring Vladek Sheybal and Diana Quick in the main roles.
On graduation, Hogg directed several music videos for artists such as Alison Moyet, and won her first television commission writing and directing a programme segment for Janet Street Porter's Channel Four series Network 7, Flesh + Blood.

Dick Spanner, P.I.

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Dick Spanner, P.I. was a 6-minute Gerry Anderson claymation detective serial shown weekly during Series 1.
The programme was originally broadcast in the United Kingdom as a segment of the Sunday morning show Network 7 on Channel 4, and was later repeated on the same channel in a late night spot.

Oliver James (psychologist)

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He was the interviewer and producer of the 44 interviews in Room 113 for the two series of the BAFTA-award-winning Network 7 youth programme on Channel 4.

DEF II

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It was produced by Janet Street-Porter, and followed on from her influential youth TV show Network 7, on Channel 4.

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Network 7 was a short-lived but influential youth music and current affairs programme screened on Channel 4 over two series in 1987 and 1988.

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It was known for its heavily self-branded, frenetic visual style with wild camera work, rapid cuts, very short items and "blipverts" - a dense combination of innovative graphics, and pop video style visuals explaining everything from Third World debt to bulimia.

Max Headroom (TV series)

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Much of Network 7's innovative style can be seen as being inspired by a combination of elements such as the aesthetic of the Max Headroom drama 20 Minutes into the Future and the studio-based anarchy of Tiswas.

Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future

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Much of Network 7's innovative style can be seen as being inspired by a combination of elements such as the aesthetic of the Max Headroom drama 20 Minutes into the Future and the studio-based anarchy of Tiswas.

Tiswas

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Much of Network 7's innovative style can be seen as being inspired by a combination of elements such as the aesthetic of the Max Headroom drama 20 Minutes into the Future and the studio-based anarchy of Tiswas.

Malcolm Garrett

The show's logo and distinctive brand and graphics (that predicted a desktop computer style) were designed by Malcolm Garrett and Kasper de Graaf's design studio Assorted iMaGes.

One Canada Square

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The show took place in a specially built 'caravan city' in Limehouse Studios, a deserted banana warehouse on the site of what is now One Canada Square.

Planet 24

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He later set up the production company Planet 24, which produced The Word and The Big Breakfast with his partner Waheed Alli.

The Word (TV series)

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He later set up the production company Planet 24, which produced The Word and The Big Breakfast with his partner Waheed Alli.

The Big Breakfast

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He later set up the production company Planet 24, which produced The Word and The Big Breakfast with his partner Waheed Alli.

Waheed Alli, Baron Alli

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He later set up the production company Planet 24, which produced The Word and The Big Breakfast with his partner Waheed Alli.

Vladek Sheybal

Flesh + Blood was a mini-series running each week for 14 minutes within Network 7, written by Joanna Hogg and featuring Vladek Sheybal and Diana Quick in the main roles.

Diana Quick

Flesh + Blood was a mini-series running each week for 14 minutes within Network 7, written by Joanna Hogg and featuring Vladek Sheybal and Diana Quick in the main roles.

Gerry Anderson

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Dick Spanner, P.I. was a 6-minute Gerry Anderson claymation detective serial shown weekly during Series 1.

Clay animation

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Dick Spanner, P.I. was a 6-minute Gerry Anderson claymation detective serial shown weekly during Series 1.

Secularity

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It broadcast a secular gay wedding ceremony, organised by Gay Humanist Group (now part of Humanists UK) which provoked reaction at the time from the British press.