Section N Underpass: the fun retro book of great brands and entertainment from the 70s and 80s

Memorable commercials, legendary consumer brands, unforgettable staplines and lots of giggles. The Section N Underpass is a swift and fun story about Carlton Krane getting caught-up in the yester-years of the 70s and 80s. What will he make of his Ford Cortina and only having three TV channels?

A routine train journey ends-up at an unexpected final destination for Carlton… The Section N Underpass. It’s a place where mobile phones don’t exist, cars run on four-star-leaded petrol and the only channels on television are BBC1, BBC2 and ITV. A place where sport rules on a Saturday afternoon as residents tune-into Grandstand and World of Sport. What will Carlton make of his new life in the Section N Underpass? Will he scheme-up a plan for a swift exit or will he stay-put?

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The Section N Underpass is a fun and factual look back at entertainment, leisure and advertising from the 1970s and 1980s. Reminisce on advertising images, famous straplines and fun stories. Take your journey into the Section N Underpass.


The Green Cross Code man is stuck in the Section N Underpass. His body language cuts a frustrated figure when told about the reckless way people cross the streets in the modern world.

Her name is Sandra. Since her retirement, her sole mission is to dig-up gossip and delve into other people’s business. Her latest mission: to find out the identity of the baker who makes exceedingly good cakes and be the first to reveal all the details to the entire village!

Wilma Silver is the wayward slap-you-in-the-face reporter who has ambitions to become the editor of Smash Hits magazine. Will she make it or will her take-no-shit attitude put the brakes on her career?

Miss Hastings, ex-schoolteacher, explains how she perfected the act of launching the board-eraser at naughty pupils with devastating accuracy.

Rather than dashing to the surgery when you have a minor ailment, Dr Daniels advises us to gulp-down the sparking glucose drink, Lucozade, to aid recovery.

Contents of the Section N Underpass…

The Freeman Hardy Willis shoebox – Mr Kipling: The master baker and the tale of Sandra the nosey parker! – Making and consuming Angel Delight by Mrs Dolly Enright – Cadbury’s Milk Tray … all because the lady loves Milk Tray Lucozade: In sickness and health – enthusiastic advice from general practitioner Davis J Daniels – Wall’s Ice Cream: Keeping cool during the scorching hot summerBeanz Meanz Heinz Grandstand or World or Sport? Sport rules on Saturday afternoonHow to win at Monopoly: The cheat sheet – Smash Hits: Lester Drake talks to the bitch with the notepad –  The name is Vic: held captive by the Vic 20 home computer The Raleigh Chopper: stretching the imagination – Ready Brek: central – heating for Harry – My preferred choice of weapon by Mrs J Hastings – Ian’s survival plan whilst at Grange Hill – The Allegro, the Ambassador, Sel the mechanic and Castrol motor oil The Ford Capri: a short tale of a regretful taxi driver – The Green Cross Code Man – the helpless gent – John Stoneyleigh-Smith is the voice of Access – Your flexible friend – A brief history of British Telecom told by Eastender Scott Manning – Matey to the rescue – The big clean-up with Judy Jacobson – Brut aftershave: Homme de France with attitude – Maxwell House coffee

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Section N Underpass (USA delivery)

The fun and factual nostalgic hardback featuring advertising, entertainment, and leisure from the UK during the 1970s and 1980s.


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The fun and factual nostalgic hardback featuring advertising, entertainment, and leisure from the UK during the 1970s and 1980s.


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