Robin Knox-Grant was the man responsible for bringing hit TV shows to the SABC back in the day. As the head of English television there from the early 80s onwards, Robin shares his stories with Gareth. How the nation came to a standstill when Dallas was screened, how the Apartheid government tried to influence broadcasting, personally entertaining the stars of the iconic shows, and even people’s bizarre first impressions of televisions in their homes.

 

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Robin Knox-Grant

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