Press Gang (UK)
Aimed at older children and teenagers, the programme was based around the activities of a children's newspaper, the Junior Gazette, produced by pupils from the local comprehensive school. In later series it was depicted as a commercial venture. The show interspersed comedic elements with the dramatic.
Last Episode01x01 Page One Aired: Jan. 16, 1989
As the first edition of the Junior Gazette nears publication, Lynda, the Editor, and the rebellious Spike are thrown into contention over what …
Series Fun Facts
- Colin Nutley, who directed episodes "Page One" (1.1) and "Photo Finish" (1.2), was displeased with the results and asked for his name to be removed from the credits.
- The working title was "The Norbridge Files"
- The character of Spike, originally intended to be British, was made American to try and make the series more attractive to potential American markets.
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