Friday, 14 December 2018

Jack's Throwback Attack Podcast (Episode 4) - A Chat With David G. Croft

Alternatively. You can listen to the chat on Youtube. 

Following on from my chat with former Crystal Maze contestant Bob Lishman. Which can be found here. The second interview I have is a chat with David G. Croft.

Image Credit - David G. Croft

David worked on the original series of The Crystal Maze for the whole six series run. Being responsible for co-creating it and creating some of the games for the show. As well as directing the first two series. Producing Series 3 and 4. Before being both the director and producer for Series 5 and 6.

In this chat. We discuss how The Crystal Maze format was devised. Why Richard O'Brien and Ed Tudor-Pole were chosen to present. The process of how the show was filmed as well as discussing those infamous Christmas tapes which have been leaked on to Youtube.

David G. Croft has an impressive list of credits to his name. From working on the original Live Aid concert as well as Top of the Pops and Shooting Stars. He is now the Head of Television at the Nation Film and Television School. His website can be found here.


Liam T said...

Hi, would it be OK with you if I embedded the YouTube video of your interview on a blog I contribute to with other TCM obsessives? Obviously with full credit and a link to your blog. If you don't want it embedded, I'd still like to post a link to your interview.

Jack said...

Hi there. Yes go ahead, that's absolutely fine by me! You might like the interview I've got coming up (hopefully) next week too :)

Neil said...

I will credit the video shortly.